News tagged with gene mutation
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(HealthDay)—Both atopic dermatitis (AD) and loss-of-function mutations in the filaggrin gene (FLG) are independently associated with an increased risk of developing chronic irritant contact dermatitis (ICD), ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
In a newly reported set of experiments that show the value of a particularly precise but difficult genetic engineering technique, researchers at Brown University and the University of California–Irvine have created a Drosophila fruit ...
Neuroscience Oct 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
The high rate of non-diabetic kidney disease in African-Americans is strongly associated with variations in a particular gene. Yet, not everyone who inherits these variations develops the disease.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New research published Online First in The Lancet suggests that a high proportion of severe intellectual disability results from genetic causes that are not inherited. These findings are good news for parents, indicating a low ...
Genetics Sep 26, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A study authored by Rebekah Hamilton, RN, PhD, associate dean of the Rush University College of Nursing, found that young women with a BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutation felt different and misunderstood.
Cancer Sep 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—In the early stages of that vast undertaking known as the Human Genome Project, enthusiasm ran high. The enterprise would be costly and laborious but the clinical rewards, unprecedented. Once the complete ...
Genetics Sep 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Researchers report that they've identified another genetic variation that appears connected to male breast cancer, a rare condition that kills several hundred men in the United States each year.
Cancer Sep 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
One subtype of breast cancer shares many genetic features with high-grade serous ovarian cancer, a cancer that is very difficult to treat, according to researchers supported by the National Institutes of ...
Cancer Sep 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
We are not all the same when it comes to illness. In fact, the risk of developing a disease such as diabetes or heart disease varies from one individual to another. A study led by Emmanouil Dermitzakis, Louis-Jeantet Professor ...
Genetics Sep 20, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Ongoing research at the Methodist Cancer Center could reveal whether metastatic breast cancer patients with BRCA gene mutations are particularly responsive to a drug regimen that includes Veliparib, an ...
Cancer Sep 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Gene mutation study results could lead to less expensive, more accessible breast and ovarian cancer screening
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers conducting a study of gene mutations that increase a woman's likelihood of breast and ovarian cancers have made a discovery that could open doors to less expensive and more ...
Cancer Sep 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists discover mevalonate kinase gene mutations associated with disseminated superficial actinic porokeratosis
A Chinese research team, led by Anhui Medical University and BGI, has found the strong genetic evidences of mevalonate kinase gene (MVK) mutations link to disseminated superficial actinic porokeratosis (DSAP). It is a major ...
Genetics Sep 16, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The genetics of autism is complex and possibly influenced by mutations with very large effects. EU genomics research has found more candidate genes that increase susceptibility to the condition.
Autism spectrum disorders Sep 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP)—More than five years after a radical treatment, a San Francisco man and his German doctor are convinced that he remains the first person cured of infection with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.
HIV & AIDS Sep 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Women carrying a mutation in the BRCA1- or BRCA2- genes (which control the suppression of breast and ovarian cancer) who have undergone diagnostic radiation to the chest before the age of 30 are more likely to develop breast ...
Cancer Sep 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |