News tagged with gene expression analysis
(Medical Xpress)—The mystery of why some people get fat eating high-fat foods while others can stay skinny on a diet of burgers and chips is closer to being solved.
Diabetes May 01, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1
Every day, millions of people with bipolar disorder take medicines that help keep them from swinging into manic or depressed moods. But just how these drugs produce their effects is still a mystery.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A new study finds that two genes individually associated with rare autism-related disorders are also jointly linked to more general forms of autism. The finding suggests a new genetic pathway to investigate ...
Genetics Mar 21, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Research from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) shows that improving vitamin D status by increasing its level in the blood could have a number of non-skeletal health benefits. The study, published online in PLOS ON ...
Immunology Mar 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
A study led by researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) has identified epigenetic mechanisms that connect a variety of diseases associated with inflammation. Utilizing molecular analyses of gene expression ...
Immunology Mar 01, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (6) | 0 |
In a genome-wide analysis of 13 metastatic prostate cancers, scientists at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center found consistent epigenetic "signatures" across all metastatic tumors in each patient. The discovery of the ...
Cancer Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Whitehead Institute researchers report that common assumptions employed in the generation and interpretation of data from global gene expression analyses can lead to seriously flawed conclusions about gene activity and cell ...
Genetics Oct 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers in the Taub Institute at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) have identified a mechanism that appears to underlie the common sporadic (non-familial) form of Parkinson's disease, the progressive movement ...
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Sep 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Leading a sedentary lifestyle increases risk of developing type 2 diabetes. European scientists focused on delineating the mechanisms responsible for the beneficial effects of exercise on our metabolism.
Other Sep 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new paper published online in Nature holds out hope that people with the second most common type of lung cancer may one day benefit from targeted therapies that have transformed treatments for other lung cancer patients.
Cancer Sep 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers have used computational analysis to identify a new Achilles heel for the treatment of drug-resistant breast cancer. The results, which are published in Molecular Systems Biology, reveal that t ...
Medications Jul 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A pregnant woman's blood stream contains not only her own cells, but a small number of her child's, as well, and some of them remain in her internal organs long after the baby is born. Understanding the origin and identity ...
Medical research Jun 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The journal Computers in Biology and Medicine has published an article on the new IT application BootstRatio, created by IDIBELL researchers. The application allows online statistical analysis of data from gene expression. It is ...
Genetics Apr 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Cancer cell metabolism may present a new target for therapy as scientists have uncovered a possible gene that leads to greater growth of prostate cancer cells.
Cancer Mar 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0
A pilot study led by University of Kentucky researchers shows that the gene expression analysis of urine sediment could provide a noninvasive way to analyze interstitial cystitis in some patients.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0