News tagged with genes

Smoking changes our genes

(Medical Xpress)—The fact that smoking means a considerable health risk is nowadays commonly accepted. New research findings from Uppsala University and Uppsala Clinical Research Center show that smoking ...

Dec 17, 2013
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Staying ahead of Huntington's disease

Huntington's disease is a devastating, incurable disorder that results from the death of certain neurons in the brain. Its symptoms show as progressive changes in behavior and movements.

Dec 11, 2013
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New gene therapy targets hemophilia

Researchers at the UNC School of Medicine and the Medical College of Wisconsin found that a new kind of gene therapy led to a dramatic decline in bleeding events in dogs with naturally occurring hemophilia ...

Dec 11, 2013
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New test for chronic blood cancers

(Medical Xpress)—A new test for blood cancers will catch many more cases than the present test that identifies only 60 per cent.

Dec 11, 2013
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