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  1. Genetic Testing in Kids is Fraught with ComplicationsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Newswise

    ... the price of a laptop. Despite an increasing ease in acquiring genetic information, the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) points out that doing so has consequences, particularly when it comes to children. It is this population, they say, ...

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  2. First Comprehensive Analysis of the Woolly Mammoth Genome CompletedRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Newswise

    In the first study of its kind, a team of researchers led by Vincent Lynch, PhD, assistant professor of human genetics at the University of Chicago, comprehensively analyzed the mammoth genome. They found mammoth genes with roles in skin and hair development, fat metabolism, circadian biology and numerous other traits - including genes linked to small ears and short tails.

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  3. Genetic testing for Parkinson's diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Examiner.com

    ... second only to Alzheimer's in prevalence. The cause is unknown, but most researchers believe a combination of genetics and environmental factors can increase (or decrease) risk. As is the case in many brain diseases, no cure has yet been found for ...

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  4. TGen finds gene mutation responsible for syndromeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Arizona Republic

    ... no definitive diagnosis. Since its inception, the center has enrolled more than 900 participants and analyzed the genetics or genomics of more than 200 families, with a diagnostic success rate of nearly 40 percent. Dr. Vinodh Narayanan is medical ...

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  5. Blue Eyes and Alcoholism LinkedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | I4U Future Technology News

    ... on alcohol than those with dark brown eyes. The study, which also acknowledges that there is a connection between genetics, studied 1,263 genetic profiles to get these results. They pulled from a database that only contained genetic profiles of ...

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  6. Genome sequencing illuminates rare Aicardi syndromeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... an 'easy' one to phenotype/diagnosea we saw a wide range of phenotypic characteristics and currently no overlapping genetics." Finding a candidate gene is a giant step forward. Not only may it refine diagnosis, but understanding the function of that ...

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  7. Genetic variation determines response to anti-diabetic drugRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | EurekAlert!

    ... that target nuclear receptor proteins related to PPAR-gamma, noted senior author Lazar, professor of Medicine & Genetics and director of the Institute for Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism. The genetic differences are called SNPs, or single ...

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  8. ASHG issues position statement on genetic testing in children and adolescentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | EurekAlert!

    The American Society of Human Genetics Workgroup on Pediatric Genetic and Genomic Testing has issued a position statement on Points to Consider: Ethical, Legal, and Psychosocial Implications of Genetic Testing in Children and Adolescents. Published today in The American Journal of Human Genetics , the statement aims to guide approaches to genetic testing for children in the research and clinical contexts.

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  9. Genes may not be to blame for link between migraine and heart diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | EurekAlert!

    A new study suggests that genes may not be to blame for the increased risk of heart disease some studies have shown in people with migraine, especially those with migraine with aura. The research is published during Headache/Migraine Awareness Month in the inaugural issue of the journal Neurology Genetics , an open access, or free to the public, online-only, peer-reviewed journal from the American Academy of Neurology.

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  10. Infection with Wolbachia bacteria curbs fighting among fruit fliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | EurekAlert!

    ... certain genetic mutations should be taken as a signal that behavioral changes should not necessarily be ascribed to genetics, said Brownlie. And while it's dangerous to extrapolate from insects to humans, new findings are hinting that gut bacteria ...

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  11. Parents' Genetic Similarities Could Affect Kids' Height, IntellectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | MedlinePlus

    ... and so would not be subject to so much natural selection," said Wilson, a senior lecturer in population and disease genetics at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. It has long been known that children born to closely related parents are at ...

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  12. 6 Conditions Science Recently Learned Run In The FamilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | MSN Healthy Living

    ... down through generations, which is why certain diseases and health problems can run in families. Innovations in genetics have allowed geneticists to learn even more about the human genome, and have revealed that conditions that were once played off ...

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  13. Researchers establish link between NBAS gene and acute liver failureRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Medical News

    ... to suspect that there might be a common cause. Dr. Tobias Haack and Dr. Holger Prokisch at the Institute for Human Genetics at TUM and the Helmholtz Zentrum Munich have been examining four children suffering from recurrent, fever-dependent liver ...

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  14. Cause of acute liver failure in young children discoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... to suspect that there might be a common cause. Dr. Tobias Haack and Dr. Holger Prokisch at the Institute for Human Genetics at TUM and the Helmholtz Zentrum Munich have been examining four children suffering from recurrent, fever-dependent liver ...

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  15. Genetic Predisposition Goes Further Than You Think: 6 Conditions...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Medical Daily

    ... down through generations, which is why certain diseases and health problems can run in families. Innovations in genetics have allowed geneticists to learn even more about the human genome, and have revealed that conditions that were once played off ...

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  16. High resolution physical mapping of single gene fragments on pachytene chromosome 4 and 7 of RosaRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | BioMed Central

    Department of Genetics, Biotechnology, Plant Breeding and Seed Science, Russian State Agrarian University - Moscow Timiryazev Agricultural Academy, Timiryazevskay str.49, Moscow, 127550, Russia The electronic version of this article is the complete one and can be found online at:

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  17. The Mouse Genomes Project: a repository of inbred laboratory mouse strain genomesRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | CiteULike

    ... uss how the assembled chromosomes will power comparative analysis, data access tools and future directions of mouse genetics.

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  18. Study suggests link between eye color and alcohol dependenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | PhysOrg Weblog

    People with blue eyes might have a greater chance of becoming alcoholics, according to a unique new study by genetic researchers at the University of Vermont. The work, led by Arvis Sulovari, a doctoral student in cellular, molecular and biological sciences, and Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics Dawei Li, Ph.D., is the first to make a direct connection between a person's eye color and alcohol dependence.

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  19. New epigenetic mechanism revealed in brain cellsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Medical News Today

    For decades, researchers in the genetics field have theorized that the protein spools around which DNA is wound, histones, remain constant in the brain, never changing after development in the womb. Now, researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have discovered that histones are steadily replaced in brain cells throughout life - a process which helps to switch genes on and off.

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  20. Yes, the Over-the-Counter Pill Is SafeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | TheDailyBeast.com

    ... tests to screen for clotting disorders before starting the pill are not indicated. The American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) says an association between abnormalities in the MTHFR gene and blood clotting (as advocated by Dr. ...

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