News tagged with genetic marker
In the largest-ever genetic study of cholesterol and other blood lipids, an international consortium has identified 21 new gene variants associated with risks of heart disease and metabolic disorders. The findings expand ...
Genetics Oct 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
For the first time, scientists have combined genomic and proteomic analysis of blood plasma to enhance identification of genetically regulated protein traits. This could be applied to any large association study of civilization ...
Genetics Feb 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers at the Stanford Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine have discovered genetic markers that may ultimately allow women to track and predict declining fertility.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Mar 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
An Australian court Friday dismissed a challenge against the patenting of human genetic material in a landmark case which has devastated a cancer group that says it could stifle research.
Cancer Feb 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Medical researchers at the University of Alberta tested the DNA of more than 300 women in Alberta and discovered a 'genetic marker' method to help accurately profile which women were more apt to have their breast cancer return ...
Cancer Jan 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers have identified genetic markers that may influence whether a person finishes high school and goes on to college, according to a national longitudinal study of thousands of young Americans. The study is in the ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 02, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (7) | 0 |
In a worrisome sign, a bird flu in China appears to have mutated so that it can spread to other animals, raising the potential for a bigger threat to people, scientists said Wednesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Atrial fibrillation is the most common type of abnormal heart rhythm, affecting 2.5 million Americans. If left undetected or untreated, atrial fibrillation can lead to stroke. Determining who is at increased risk for atrial ...
Cardiology Feb 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Research from a Kansas State University professor may make it easier to recover after spinal cord injury or to study neurological disorders.
Genetics Mar 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Is there some secret that lets a human live past the age of 110? A research team collaborating with the University of Tokyo is betting it's in their genes.
Genetics Jun 12, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1
Antidepressants are commonly prescribed for the treatment of depression, but many individuals do not experience symptom relief from treatment. The National Institute of Mental Health's STAR*D study, the largest and longest ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 28, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Men are four times more likely to develop liver cancer compared to women, a difference attributed to the sex hormones androgen and estrogen. Although this gender difference has been known for a long time, ...
Cancer Jan 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A bird flu virus never before found in humans has grabbed world attention this week after it infected and killed people in China. Scientists have been scrambling to understand how it happened and, more importantly, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The same gene variations that make it difficult to stop smoking also increase the likelihood that heavy smokers will respond to nicotine-replacement therapy and drugs that thwart cravings, a new study shows.
Genetics May 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
"Are there genetic risk factors for PCa? Yes, and BRCA2 and HOXB13 are useful for predicting high-risk disease," said Jack Cuzick (GB) president of the International Society for Cancer Prevention (ISCaP), referring to the ...
Cancer Mar 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0