Genetics Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. NZ researchers link air pollution to strokesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    A new study has found air pollution could be a direct cause in some of the thousands of stroke deaths in New Zealand each year. A global research team, co-led by Auckland University of Technology professor Valery Feigin, analysed data from other studies, reports and official statistics to create a mathematical model estimating stroke risk for 188 countries from 1990 to 2013.

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  2. Can women over 40 'Botox' their ovaries?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Iol.co.za

    Women who look youthful into their 40s are often shocked to learn they have lower chances of giving birth and need to be warned they cannot 'Botox their ovaries', according to a fertility expert. Several Hollywood stars have given birth to babies in their 40s, claiming they had conceived naturally but had in fact used donor eggs, creating a false impression to other women Dr Gillian Lockwood said many now able to look 'shiny and young' on the outside may struggle to understand that they might have left it too late to have a baby because their biological clock has aged as normal inside.

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  3. The Medical Minute: Disease Causes Tumors to Form on Nerve TissueRead the original story

    Saturday | GantDaily.com

    "Neurofibromatosis is a group of genetic disorders that predispose people to various kinds of tumors," said Dr. Kimberly Harbaugh , chief of peripheral nerve surgery at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center . The mostly benign tumors are located in the skin, along the nerves and spinal cord and in the brain.

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  4. Novel test helps faster detection of pathogens in lungsRead the original story

    Saturday | Newkerala.com

    L0ondon, June 25 : A new molecular-based method can detect mycobacterial pathogens, which cause tuberculosis, much more quickly than the culture-bases techniques that used to take several weeks, a study says. Mycobacterium tuberculosis is the causative agent of tuberculosis -- a potentially serious infectious bacterial disease that mainly affects the lungs -- and was responsible for the death of nearly 1.5 million people worldwide in 2014.

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  5. Cellular models to investigate biochemical pathways in Parkinson's diseaseRead the original story

    Saturday | CiteULike

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  6. Migraine: Discovery of new genetic risk variants supports a vascular causeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Medical News Today

    ... to date, researchers have uncovered 28 new genetic variants that may fuel migraine development. Published in Nature Genetics , the study reveals that many of these genetic variants are inside or nearby genes that either govern the vascular system or ...

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  7. NASA Reveals Bacteria's Role in Breast CancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | I4U Future Technology News

    Parag Vaishampayan, a scientist at JPL, contributed genetic analysis techniques to a new medical study. The research found significant differences between bacteria populations in healthy subjects and women with a history of breast cancer.

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  8. Grant boost for hi-tech crop monitoring systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Eastern Daily Press

    A Norwich-based biotechnology team has secured almost 50,000 to improve a computerised crop-monitoring device which could bring benefits to precision agriculture. Researchers at the Genome Analysis Centre , in collaboration with the John Innes Centre , have designed the CropQuant system, which uses Raspberry Pi computers to control in-field cameras, continually capturing and processing growth images.

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  9. It's another air quality alert for Chicago on Saturday, June 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Examiner.com

    Summertime often brings air quality alerts to the windy city, with another warning for Saturday, June 25. The "Orange" air quality index for ozone is predicted to be in the 101-150 range, indicating the air quality conditions are Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups . Unhealthy here means certain groups may experience health effects from the air quality, but the general public is not likely to be affected.

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  10. Rare inherited disorders with renal involvement-approach to the patient.Read the original story

    Friday | CiteULike

    ... networks gathering patients, researchers, clinicians, pharmaceutical industry, and health authorities. Progress in genetics and pathophysiological mechanisms will hopefully increase the number of efficient orphan medicinal products. Finally, new ...

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  11. Eating bamboo may make it harder for pandas to reproduceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Silicon Alley Insider

    Xing Hui, a 6-year-old giant panda born in China, eats bamboo at the Pairi Daiza wildlife park in Brugelette Usually, a few trips to the bathroom or antibiotics solve the problem. For pandas, it's an entirely different story.

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  12. Count the ways we're better offRead the original story

    Friday | The Daily Herald

    We know America has problems and the world is imperfect but where else would you rather live? A few months ago Army veteran and writer Mike Brough asked a few frustrated taxpayers: "How much would you pay to remain here - to avoid deportation of you, your family and all of your possessions?" A Pew Research Center poll earlier this year found that 70 percent of Americans are fed up with the status quo and believe the country is headed in the wrong direction. The people are reminded daily about the country's flaws, the ineptitude of the political class, the corruption at all levels of government and the private sector and the willingness of the general public to "game the system" every chance they get.

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  13. Meet the six Cliburn amateur finalistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Star-Telegram.com

    Six amateur pianists will get to fulfill their dreams of playing with a professional orchestra in a great concert hall. On Saturday, the six finalists in the Seventh Cliburn International Amateur Piano Competition will take the stage at Bass Hall to play a concerto movement with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra under conductor Damon Gupton .

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  14. 12-year-old Yorba Linda boy makes it to Denali's summitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Orange County Register

    Tyler Armstrong and members of the Alaska Mountaineering School expedition, including his father Kevin Armstrong and guide Lhawong Dhondup make their final ascent to the summit of Mount Denali. Tyler Armstrong, Yorba Linda's 12-year-old globe-trotting mountain climber, conquered the summit of Denali this week passing the halfway point on his quest to climb the world's so-called seven summits.

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  15. Teen Battling Cystic Fibrosis Not Defined By DiseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | NBC Dallas

    Cystic fibrosis patients prove life-shortening disease is not life-defining. Kendall Thorn, 18, says she is fueled by her prognosis.

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  16. Walk for Muscular Dystrophy in ScotsburnRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | The News

    The Pictou County Walk for Muscular Dystrophy will take place at the Scotsburn Fire Hall today at noon, with registration beginning at 11 a.m. The Walk will be followed by a barbecue hosted by the Scotsburn Fire Department. Local fire departments are also being invited to bring fire trucks as part of an emergency vehicles display around the pond in Scotsburn, a familiar location to many who attend the Pork Chop Barbecue each year.

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  17. a Digital neurotherapeutica developed at UC Davis Mind InstituteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | The Daily Democrat

    SACRAMENTO >> A UC Davis researcher has created a video game for children who experience cognitive impairments from genetic disorders with the hope that it will improve their ability to mentally process information about space and time. Tony Simon, professor in the UC Davis Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and a member of the MIND Institute faculty, has invented the “neurotherapeutic game” to help improve cognitive abilities in children with genetic disorders such as chromosome 22q11.2 deletion, fragile X, Turner and Williams syndromes, among others.

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  18. Freedom FROM ThoughtRead the original story

    Friday Jun 24 | 704 Houser Street

    When I was in school I loved the classes where the teachers let you get into controversial topics. I had my first taste of this in high school.

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  19. Analysts' Updated EPS Estimates for June, 24th (ABCB, AMAT,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    According to Zacks, "ABC Bancorp is a bank holding company. " This story is the sole property of American Banking News and it was originally published by American Banking News.

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  20. AveXis Inc (AVXS) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to "Hold"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    According to Zacks, "AveXis, Inc. is a gene therapy company which develops and commercializes treatments for neurological genetic diseases primarily in United States. The Company's product candidate consists of AVXS-101 which is in clinical trial for the treatment of spinal muscular atrophy Type 1, the genetic cause of infant mortality.

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