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In 2009, the DNA alphabet expanded. Scientists discovered that an extra letter or "sixth nucleotide" was surprisingly abundant in DNA from stem cells and brain cells.
Neuroscience Oct 30, 2011 | 5 / 5 (8) | 0 |
For the first time, a specific microorganism has been found to be associated with human colorectal cancer. In two studies published online today in Genome Research, independent research teams have identified Fusobacterium in col ...
Cancer Oct 17, 2011 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
There is too little attention paid in national and international public policy circles to the digital divide in health and law enforcement databases, says a new article in this week's PLoS Medicine.
Other Oct 04, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(PhysOrg.com) -- A new study in the US has shown that the type of "good" bacteria that predominate in human stools varies with the diet.
Medical research Sep 02, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (8) | 4 |
A new study of the DNA of people living in Glasgow suggests that earning less than the average wage and eating an unhealthy diet could accelerate the ageing process.
Health Jul 28, 2011 | 1 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Researchers have identified an elusive gene responsible for Gray Platelet Syndrome, an extremely rare blood disorder in which only about 50 known cases have been reported. As a result, it is hoped that future cases will be ...
Genetics Jul 25, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A study involving over 5,000 people living with the joint disorder ankylosing spondylitis has identified a series of genetic variants associated with increased susceptibility to the condition ...
Genetics Jul 10, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
UBC researchers have developed a DNA measurement platform that sets dramatic new performance standards in the sensitivity and accuracy of sample screening.
Medical research Jul 03, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Researchers at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Salt Lake City have identified the first genetic mutation ever associated with a mysterious and potentially devastating form of heart disease that affects ...
Cardiology Jun 21, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
The recent outbreak of an E. coli infection in Germany has resulted in serious concerns about the potential appearance of a new deadly strain of bacteria. In response to this situation, and immediately after the reports of dea ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 02, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Children whose mothers or grandmothers smoked during pregnancy are at increased risk of asthma in childhood, but the underlying causes of this are not well understood. Now a new study indicates changes in a process called ...
Medical research May 18, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Pancreatic cancer has one of the highest mortality rates of any of the major cancers, and of the 43,000-plus Americans diagnosed with the disease each year, more than 94 percent die within five years of diagnosis. One reason ...
Cancer May 11, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Mayo Clinic researchers have discovered two mutations responsible for a devastating neurological condition they first identified 15 years ago. The researchers say their study -- appearing in Nature Ge ...
Genetics May 01, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Healthy people who contribute DNA samples for medical research see their relationship with researchers as sharing a trade secret, rather than participation in traditional medical research, according to a new study.
Genetics Apr 18, 2011 | not rated yet | 1