Genetics Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Pressure mounts to curtail surgery on intersex childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Waco Tribune-Herald

    ... created in 2012 at Children's Hospital Colorado near Denver. Its team - which includes specialists in urology, genetics, psychology and other fields - develops an individualized treatment plan for each family, and encourages parents to participate ...

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  2. Anorexia: Causes, Symptoms & TreatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Live Science

    ... research has helped to narrow down the field of likely causes, such as metabolism, psychological issues and genetics. "There are clear genetic risk factors for eating disorders," said Dr. James Greenblatt, chief medical officer at Walden Behavioral ...

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  3. New way of producing flu vaccine could provide better protection against infectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Medical News

    ... if it is grown in eggs," said senior study author Nicholas S. Heaton, Ph.D., assistant professor of molecular genetics and microbiology at Duke University School of Medicine. "This research could lead to a significantly cheaper and more efficacious ...

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  4. Where did Aryans come to India from? Genetics is beginning to affirm...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Indian Express

    Genetics is now in a position to act as an umpire between competing theories on the Aryan question. Earlier genetic studies dealt with mtDNA, which is transmitted by the mother; these studies pertain to much earlier periods.

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  5. Scientists gain better understanding of genetics behind lean body massRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Medical News

    Scientists from the Institute for Aging Research at Hebrew SeniorLife , along with several other research institutions are making great strides in understanding the genetics behind lean body mass, which is largely made up of muscle mass. A new study, published in the journal Nature Communications , outlines their findings in what is the largest, most comprehensive genetic study of lean mass to date.

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  6. Agilent Acquires Powerful Next Generation Sequencing IP PortfolioRead the original story

    Monday | Customer Interaction Solutions

    Inc. today announced that it has acquired the molecular and sample barcoding patent portfolios of Population Genetics Technologies . Founded in 2005, Population Genetics was formed to commercialize the intellectual property portfolio of Laureate Sydney Brenner focused on high sensitivity and high specificity Next Generation Sequencing detection.

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  7. Head to Head Comparison: BG MedicineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | IntersportsWire

    Signal Genetics and BG Medicine are both medical companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, risk, earnings, dividends, profitabiliy and analyst recommendations. This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Signal Genetics and BG Medicine, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

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  8. New map may lead to drug development for complex brain disorders, researcher saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... Washington ... The more that we understand the brain, the more complex it becomes. The same can be said about the genetics and neurobiology of psychiatric disorders. For "Mendelian" disorders, like Huntington disease, mutation of a single ... Two ...

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  9. New vaccine production could improve flu shot accuracyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... if it is grown in eggs," said senior study author Nicholas S. Heaton, Ph.D., assistant professor of molecular genetics and microbiology at Duke University School of Medicine. "This research could lead to a significantly cheaper and more efficacious ...

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  10. Scientists gain clearer picture of how genes affect lean body massRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | PhysOrg Weblog

    Scientists from the Institute for Aging Research at Hebrew SeniorLife , along with several other research institutions are making great strides in understanding the genetics behind lean body mass, which is largely made up of muscle mass. A new study, published in the journal Nature Communications , outlines their findings in what is the largest, most comprehensive genetic study of lean mass to date.

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  11. Researchers Find Corn Gene Conferring Resistance to Multiple Plant Leaf DiseasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Environmental News Network

    Researchers at North Carolina State University have found a specific gene in corn that appears to be associated with resistance to two and possibly three different plant leaf diseases. In a paper published this week in Nature Genetics , NC State researchers pinpoint the gene caffeoyl-CoA O-methyltransferase that seems to confer partial resistance to Southern leaf blight and gray leaf spot, and possibly to Northern leaf blight, a trio of diseases that cripple corn plants worldwide.

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  12. NCSU researchers find corn gene conferring resistance to multiple plant leaf diseasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Local Tech Wire

    Researchers at North Carolina State University have found a specific gene in corn that appears to be associated with resistance to two and possibly three different plant leaf diseases. In a paper published this week in Nature Genetics, NC State researchers pinpoint the gene - caffeoyl-CoA O-methyltransferase - that seems to confer partial resistance to Southern leaf blight and gray leaf spot, and possibly to Northern leaf blight, a trio of diseases that cripple corn plants worldwide.

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  13. Boston fitness firm wants to add DNA to your dietRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Boston.com

    ... simply aren't any identified yet that can do that robustly on an individual level." Ruth Loos , director of the genetics and obesity program at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City, said that scientists have identified rare ...

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  14. Traumatic brain injury and dementia: A Missing linkRead the original story

    Friday Jul 7 | Science Today

    ... and clinically similar participants without a TBI history. The researchers also examined the possible role of genetics in the relationship between TBI and cognitive decline by studying a gene known to increase risk for AD dementia, the APOE I 4 ...

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  15. Signal Genetics (MGEN) versus BG Medicine (BGMD) Financial SurveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | AmericanBankingNews.com

    Signal Genetics and BG Medicine are both medical companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, risk, valuation, profitabiliy, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and dividends. 16.4% of Signal Genetics shares are owned by institutional investors.

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  16. Sema4 Partners with Helix to Launch CarrierCheck(tm): A New, Easy Way ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Newswise

    ... every letter of all 22,000 protein-coding genes in your body, which produces 100 times more data than most consumer genetics companies. CarrierCheck is available to purchase for $199 plus a one-time cost of $80 for the Helix DNA kit for new ...

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  17. An update on the genetics of dementia with Lewy bodies.Read the original story

    Monday | CiteULike

    ... multiple DLB-specific genetic determinants still have to be identified. To further our understanding of the role of genetics in DLB, future genetic studies should be unbiased and performed in large series of DLB patients, ideally with both a ...

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  18. Sema4 partners with Helix to launch CarrierCheckRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | EurekAlert!

    ... every letter of all 22,000 protein-coding genes in your body, which produces 100 times more data than most consumer genetics companies. CarrierCheck is available to purchase for $199 plus a one-time cost of $80 for the Helix DNA kit for new ...

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  19. Receptors for neuron communication in humans vital for reproduction in mossesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | EurekAlert!

    ... a nervous system, is not fully understood. A new study led by Jose Feijo, professor of cell biology and molecular genetics at the University of Maryland, revealed two previously unknown roles for glutamate receptor-like proteins in plants: ...

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  20. What do sex in moss and neurons have in common?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | EurekAlert!

    ... to higher plants, this organism has swimming sperm and only two copies of GLR genes, which made it ideal to a genetics approach, by mutating these two genes and looking for defects. Carlos Ortiz-Ramirez, first author of this study and graduate ...

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