News tagged with genes

US weighs unknowns of 3-person embryo technique

(AP)—Genetic experts are warning the U.S. government that it could take decades to confirm the safety of an experimental technique that would create babies from the DNA from three people, with the aim of preventing children ...

Feb 25, 2014
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A promising new approach for treating leukemia discovered

A group of researchers at the Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer (IRIC) of Université de Montréal discovered a promising new approach to treating leukemia by disarming a gene that is responsible for tumor progression. ...

Feb 13, 2014
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New target for psoriasis treatment discovered

Researchers at King's College London have identified a new gene (PIM1), which could be an effective target for innovative treatments and therapies for the human autoimmune disease, psoriasis.

Feb 12, 2014
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