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(Medical Xpress)—Scanning the DNA of two people with a rare disease has led scientists to identify the precise genetic error responsible for their disorder, primary ciliary dyskinesia.
Genetics Oct 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A simple blood test could one day be a more accurate way to test for the early signs of breast cancer than using mammograms to spot a lump say researchers today, as Breast Cancer Awareness Month gets underway.
Cancer Oct 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Rubén Armañanzas and Pedro Larrañaga, researchers of the Computational Intelligence Group at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid's Facultad de Informática have used advanced statistical and data ...
Cancer Sep 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The cost of sequencing the entire human genome, or exome – the regions of the genome that are translated into proteins that affect cell behavior – has decreased significantly, to the point where the cost of looking at ...
Genetics Sep 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—DNA sequencing has provided evidence of HIV-1 transmission from an infected woman breastfeeding her niece in South Africa, drawing attention to infant feeding practices and the need for ...
HIV & AIDS Aug 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Testing for HPV, the human papillomavirus linked to cervical cancer, can predict which women will stay cancer-free for a decade or more, a new study shows.
Cancer Jul 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- The first DNA test to help doctors treat a common viral infection in people who have had a solid organ transplant has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Medications Jul 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Current screening strategies for Down syndrome, caused by fetal trisomy 21 (T21), and Edwards syndrome, caused by fetal trisomy 18 (T18), have false positive rates of 2 to 3%, and false negative rates of 5% or higher. Positive ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jun 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
No one likes to get stuck with a needle. But it's the only way doctors can get blood to test for diabetes, anemia and numerous other health problems.
Medical research Jun 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Researchers report that a new DNA test may be able to spot an increased risk of autism in children as young as 6 months old.
Pediatrics May 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
This weekend, many mothers-to-be celebrated Mother's Day, a welcome relief from the inherent stresses of pregnancy.
Pediatrics May 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
EASL today announced the publication of a new clinical practice guideline (CPG) in the area of Alcoholic Liver Disease (ALD), bringing the number of CPGs published to date to eight.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The culprit behind a failed hip or knee replacements might be found in the mouth. DNA testing of bacteria from the fluid that lubricates hip and knee joints had bacteria with the same DNA as the plaque from patients with ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Apr 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A study presented today by Mayo Clinic researchers at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2012 in Chicago identified two genes that are optimal targets to be analyzed in a new noninvasive test ...
Cancer Apr 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Developed in Canada and conducted by researchers from the University of Ottawa Heart Institute, in partnership with Spartan Bioscience, the world's first bedside genetic test has received acknowledgment by ...
Cardiology Mar 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0