News tagged with genetic mapping
While autism clearly runs in some families, few inherited genetic causes have been found. A major reason is that these causes are so varied that it's hard to find enough people with a given mutation to establish a clear pattern. ...
Autism spectrum disorders Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Too often, newborns die of genetic diseases before doctors even know what is to blame. Now scientists have found a way to decode those babies' DNA in just days instead of weeks, moving gene-mapping closer to routine medical ...
Genetics Oct 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
While your DNA is unique, it also tells the tale of your family line. It carries the genetic history of your ancestors down through the generations. Now, says a Tel Aviv University researcher, it's also possible ...
Genetics Aug 16, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (8) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Genetic mapping has led scientists to a better understanding of human disease and how to fight ailments like diabetes, mental illness and cancer.
Genetics Jul 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A genetic map of the British people has been produced by Oxford University researchers. It forms the centrepiece of their display at the Royal Society's free Summer Science Exhibition, which opens today.
Genetics Jul 03, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
New hope has arrived for migraine sufferers following a Griffith University study with the people of Norfolk Island.
Genetics Jun 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) led a study discovering a gene for a new form of intellectual disability, as well as how it likely affects cognitive development by disrupting neuron functioning.
Genetics Apr 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- Research co-led by Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre and the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute has revealed gene mutations that account for 15 per cent of all babies born with Walker-Warburg ...
Genetics Apr 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
With a 95 percent genomic similarity to humans, mice have long been used to learn about the genetic causes of human disease. Once researchers can shine a light on the genetic factors that cause disease in mice, they can start ...
Genetics Apr 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Gene scans for everyone? Not so fast. New research suggests that for the average person, decoding your own DNA may not turn out to be a really useful crystal ball for future health.
Genetics Apr 02, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (4) | 2
Fueled by the hope of finding better treatments, patients like Kenneth Jacques are helping medical science map the entire genetic sequence of a few types of brain tumors.
Cancer Feb 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A new technique is helping researchers to pinpoint genetic information that contributes to cancer development.
Cancer Feb 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Three new locations for Crohn's Disease genes have been uncovered by scientists at UCL using a novel gene mapping approach.
Genetics Dec 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Uncovering the origin of illness is like finding a needle in a haystack, but that search is getting easier with the help of powerful tools like genetic analysis and satellite data.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 03, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a common problem that is becoming progressively burdensome throughout the world. A new supplement to the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, Imaging the Alzheimer Brain, clearly shows that multiple imagin ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 11, 2011 | not rated yet | 0