News tagged with gene mutation
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An international team of researchers, led by scientists at the University of California, San Diego and Yale University schools of medicine, have identified a form of autism with epilepsy that may potentially be treatable ...
Autism spectrum disorders Sep 06, 2012 | 3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
University of Hawai'i Cancer Center researchers have discovered germline BAP1 mutations are associated with a novel cancer syndrome characterized by malignant mesothelioma, uveal melanoma, cutaneous melanoma and atypical ...
Cancer Sep 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Some scientists call them "ridiculograms." Others use the term "hairballs."
Genetics Sep 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The malaria species rampant in the Asia-Pacific region has been a significant driver of evolution of the human genome, a new study has shown. An international team of researchers has shown that Plasmodium vivax malaria, the mo ...
Medical research Sep 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine have identified the genetic cause of a rare and fatal bone disease by studying frozen skin cells that were taken from a child with the condition almost fifty years ago. Their ...
Genetics Aug 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers at the University of Toronto and the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) are paving the way towards individualized medicine for patients with cystic fibrosis.
Medical research Aug 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Genetic investigation of a Malaysian tribe may tell scientists why East Asians have light skin but lower skin cancer rates than Europeans, according to a team of international researchers. Understanding ...
Genetics Aug 28, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A new study led by scientists from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) found that a healthy intake of micronutrients is strongly associated with improved sperm DNA quality in older men. In younger men, ...
Health Aug 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
University of Minnesota Medical School and Masonic Cancer Center researchers have partnered with geneticists from Genentech, Inc., to discover how some proteins may cause the development of some forms of colon cancers.
Cancer Aug 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Do older fathers doom their children to genetic disease?
Genetics Aug 22, 2012 | 2.6 / 5 (7) | 2
A low dose of the sedative clonazepam alleviated autistic-like behavior in mice with a mutation that causes Dravet syndrome in humans, University of Washington researchers have shown.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 22, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Treating metastatic melanoma by combining immunotherapy with a drug that inhibits the cancer-spreading activity of a common gene mutation significantly increased survival times in an animal model, according ...
Cancer Aug 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Inflammation -- not genetic susceptibility -- drives the growth of intestinal bacteria and invasive E. coli linked to Crohn's disease (CD), reports a new Cornell study.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A new study shows that the lack of a certain gene occurs in almost 28 percent of human breast cancers, playing a role in some 60,000 breast cancer cases in the United States and 383,000 worldwide this year.
Genetics Aug 15, 2012 | 4 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have been part of a multicenter observational study called TRACS (Transthyretin Amyloidosis Cardiac Study) to help determine the health significance of a particular ...
Cardiology Aug 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0