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  1. Novel conjugate therapy shows promise in destroying ALL cells with few side effectsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Medical News

    Researchers at UC Davis and Ionis Pharmaceuticals have developed a hybrid treatment that harnesses a monoclonal antibody to deliver antisense DNA to acute lymphoblastic leukemia cells and that may lead to less toxic treatments for the disease. The study, published in the journal Molecular Medicine , demonstrated that once delivered, the therapeutic DNA reduced levels of MXD3, a protein that helps cancer cells survive.

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  2. Zacks Investment Research Lowers Pharming Group (PHGUF) to HoldRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    According to Zacks, "Pharming Group NV develops innovative therapeutics for the treatment of genetic disorders, specialty products for surgical indications and nutritional products. The advanced technologies of the Company include innovative and validated platforms for the production of protein therapeutics, technology and processes for the purification and formulation of its products.

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  3. uniQure NV (QURE) Given a $35.00 Price Target by Chardan Capital AnalystsRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | Daily Political

    A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of QURE. JPMorgan Chase & Co.

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  4. Pacific Biosciences of California Inc. (PACB) Short Interest Down 11.3% in JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    Pacific Biosciences of California Inc. saw a significant drop in short interest in the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totalling 14,871,140 shares, a drop of 11.3% from the June 30th total of 16,766,165 shares.

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  5. Scientists identify novel way to target lung cancer through KRAS geneRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Medical News

    UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have identified a new way to target lung cancer through the KRAS gene, one of the most commonly mutated genes in human cancer and one researchers have so far had difficulty targeting successfully. Researchers studying the underlying biology of KRAS in lung cancer determined that activity resulting from the ACSL3 gene is essential for these lung cancer cells to survive, and that suppressing ACSL3 causes these lung cancer cells to die.

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  6. Genetic disorder inspires exhibitionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Examiner

    AWARENESS: Volunteer advocate Sheila Stevenson, Deloraine District Hospital admin support officer Isabelle Vescovo and artist Lorraine Weaver with her work Enchained. The walls of Deloraine District Hospital have been transformed into a display of art to create awareness about Haemochromatosis, the most common genetic disorder in Australia.

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  7. SNPhood: investigate, quantify and visualise the epigenomic neighbourhood of SNPs using NGS dataRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Bioinformatics

    Motivation: The vast majority of the many thousands of disease-associated single nucleotide polymorphisms lie in the non-coding part of the genome. They are likely to affect regulatory elements, such as enhancers and promoters, rather than the function of a protein.

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  8. New rare form of hereditary colon cancer identifiedRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Newkerala.com

    ... were discovered in the MSH3 gene on chromosome five, showed the findings published in the American Journal of Human Genetics. The researchers believe that by investigating the MSH3 gene, a clear diagnosis can be made prospectively in some other, ...

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  9. Deep space radiation caused heart problems for Apollo astronautsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Valley News Live

    ... small number of astronauts in the Apollo program and lifestyle factors that cannot be quantified -- such as family genetics and diet." The new study could spark more research specifically looking at this before embarking on other deep-space mission ...

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  10. Hillary Clinton's fight for disability rights is a fight for me tooRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | She Knows

    When Hillary Clinton took to the stage Thursday night to accept the Democratic nomination, I expected her to represent me and my daughters as women. What I didn't expect was for her to repeatedly and emphatically represent our interests Americans with a disability.

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  11. Testing confirms new, rarely seen whale in Pacific OceanRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    This undated illustration provided by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Southwest Fisheries Science Center shows a species of beaked whale. Genetic tests have confirmed that a mysterious, unnamed species of whale roams the northern Pacific Ocean, according to research published this week in a national journal.

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  12. Risk of breast cancer reduced for people who exercise, breastfeedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Union Democrat

    Dr. Roozbeh Mohajer, an oncologist at Sonora Regional Medical Center, gave a presentation on breast cancer, detection and treatment options last week at the Oak Plus monthly senior wellness program sponsored by the medical center. When it comes to genetic risk factors, people with the BRCA 1/BRCA 2 gene have an increased risk - three to seven times - of developing breast cancer.

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  13. Chardan Capital Analysts Give uniQure NV (QURE) a $35.00 Price TargetRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    The firm presently has a a "buy" rating on the stock. Chardan Capital's price target suggests a potential upside of 380.77% from the company's current price.

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  14. uniQure NV (QURE) PT Set at $28.00 by Jefferies GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    The firm currently has a a "buy" rating on the stock. Jefferies Group's target price points to a potential upside of 284.62% from the stock's current price.

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  15. Device inserted into pregnant cows aims to solve mysteries of calf deathRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ABC News

    A small device that is inserted into the uterus of pregnant cows could unlock the secret to lowering calf mortality rates. The new gadget has been designed by scientists at Charles Sturt University , in conjunction with Central Queensland University and Meat and Livestock Australia , to be used in research to shine some light on what causes calves to die in the time between pregnancy testing and weaning.

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  16. English Bulldog's Gene Pool May Be Too Small to Heal the BreedRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Science Blog

    ... fault of commercial breeders or puppy mills. Similar DNA studies have been carried out by the UC Davis Veterinary Genetics Laboratory for a number of other breeds and are available online . Collaborating on the study with Pedersen were Hongwei Liu ...

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  17. Pollok Mum takes on radical transformation to help son,2, with life-limiting conditionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Evening Times

    THE MUM of a two year old with a rare life-limiting disease is planning a drastic transformation to help him. Michelle McLaren, whose son Austin has Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy will shave her long curly locks next week to raise money for charity.

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  18. Intrexon Corp. (XON) Upgraded to Buy at Vetr Inc.Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    The brokerage presently has a $27.01 price target on the stock. Vetr 's price objective would suggest a potential upside of 9.31% from the stock's previous close.

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  19. Researchers Suspect that the Launch of Western Civilization Came with a SoundtrackRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... dolmens of Portugal are examined with scientific data from the realms of Archaeology, Architecture, Anthropology, Genetics, Physics, and Physiology. Fascinating pieces of evidence can be set side by side, resulting in a stunning premise that not ...

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  20. When Baby-Making Moves From the Bedroom to the LaboratoryRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    The future of baby-making is not in a bed, or in the back seat of a car. It's in a lab.

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