News tagged with genetic factors
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Researchers at the Sainte-Justine University Hospital Center and the University of Montreal have found a possible heredity mechanism that predisposes children to acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), the most ...
Genetics Dec 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Olympic medallists live longer than the general population, regardless of country of origin, medal won, or type of sport played, finds a study in the Christmas issue published on BMJ today.
Health Dec 13, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 5 |
Data, data everywhere. In genomics research, there is a data deluge, so innovative ways to analyze all that information will play a critical role in future breakthroughs.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Biotech pioneer Amgen Inc., in a bid for a big edge in using people's genetic information to find better ways to attack diseases, is buying human genetics research and analytics leader deCODE Genetics for $415 million.
Genetics Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Research identifying genetic factors that affect survival of patients with blood cancers and evaluating the effectiveness of modified treatment strategies to improve outcomes while reducing toxicity will be presented today ...
Cancer Dec 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Genetic susceptibility to anthracycline-related congestive heart failure (CHF) in survivors of hematopoietic cell transp
Researchers have identified specific genetic factors that are associated with heart failure in patients who have undergone hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HCT) for blood cancer.
Medical research Dec 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
It's common knowledge that excessive UV exposure from sunlight raises your chances for skin cancer, but predicting whether someone will actually develop skin cancer remains difficult. In a new research report, scientists ...
Cancer Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) participated in the largest genetic study of Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) to date. Researchers from the CARDIoGRAMplusC4D Consortium report the identification of 15 genetic ...
Genetics Dec 03, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Osteoporosis, or reduced bone mineral density that can increase the risk of fractures, may affect as many as 30% of women and 12% of men worldwide. One risk factor for osteoporosis is vitamin D deficiency. ...
Genetics Nov 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Physicians may now be better at detecting breast cancer than ever before, but much more work remains to ensure accurate diagnosis is possible and especially to assess future risk. That's why researchers from Germany have ...
Cancer Nov 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A simple formula can predict at birth a baby's likelihood of becoming obese in childhood, according to a study published today in the open access journal PLOS ONE.
Overweight and Obesity Nov 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
As part of their ongoing research on the role of genes in the development of type 1 diabetes, Joslin Diabetes Center scientists, in collaboration with scientists at the University of Würzburg, have demonstrated ...
Diabetes Nov 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A multinational research project led by the Universities of Dundee and Glasgow has identified a genetic determinant of hypertension (or high blood pressure), which could inform treatment of the condition ...
Cardiology Nov 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 2 |
Researchers at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have identified a genetic factor that prevents blockages from forming in blood vessels, a discovery that could lead to new therapies for cardiovascular diseases.
Medical research Nov 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
An international team of geneticists, pediatricians, surgeons and epidemiologists from 23 institutions across three continents has identified two areas of the human genome associated with the most common ...
Genetics Nov 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |