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Can the length of strands of DNA in patients with heart disease predict their life expectancy? Researchers from the Intermountain Heart Institute at Intermountain Medical Center in Salt Lake City, who studied the DNA of more ...
Medical research Mar 10, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (10) | 18 |
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 |
(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 |
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 |
Women live longer than men. Individuals can appear or feel years younger – or older – than their chronological age. Diseases can affect our aging process. When it comes to biology, our clocks clearly tick differently.
Medical research Nov 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Our bodies contain far more microbial genes than human genes. And a new study suggests that just as human DNA varies from person to person, so too does the massive collection of microbial DNA in the intestine.
Medical research Dec 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 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 |
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 Stanford University School of Medicine have for the first time sequenced the genome of an unborn baby using only a blood sample from the mother.
Genetics Jul 04, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 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 |
Children who experience the stress of separation at birth from biological parents and are brought up in orphanages undergo biological consequences such as changes in their genome functioning, Yale School of ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 05, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Women with high levels of white blood cell (WBC) DNA methylation at the ATM loci have a significantly increased risk of breast cancer, regardless of family history or menopausal status, according ...
Cancer May 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
DNA sequences obtained from a handful of patients with multiple sclerosis at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center have revealed the existence of an "immune exchange" that allows the disease-causing ...
Medical research Nov 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Mass DNA sampling led to the jailing Friday of a father-of-two for the shocking rape and murder of a teenaged girl in a rural part of the Netherlands 14 years ago.
Genetics Apr 19, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 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 |