Researchers at The University of Nottingham have identified three sets of genetic markers that could potentially pave the way for new diagnostic tools for a deadly type of brain tumour that mainly targets children.
Cancer Jun 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
University of Minnesota School of Public Health researchers have reported two high-signal genetic markers correlated with coronary artery disease (CAD) that should help define genetic fingerprints that can signal an increased ...
Genetics Jun 15, 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
Researchers and doctors at the North Shore-LIJ Health System and the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research have discovered a potential explanation for why breast cancer is not experienced the same way with African American ...
Cancer Jun 02, 2012 | 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
(Medical Xpress) -- Four of 10 women diagnosed with both ovarian and breast cancer possess a variant of a known-cancer causing gene, a new study published May 25 in the online journal PLoS One confirms.
Cancer May 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In a step toward understanding possible genetic differences in smoking behaviors, a team of researchers co-led by SRI International has identified a genetic marker associated with smoking quantity in people of African ancestry. ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A medical researcher at the University of Alberta is working with scientists from across North America to find out if there are genetic markers for autism. More than 15 scientists will examine DNA samples from children with ...
Autism spectrum disorders Apr 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A Northwestern Medicine scientist has developed the first blood test to diagnose major depression in teens, a breakthrough approach that allows an objective diagnosis by measuring a specific set of genetic markers found in ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- A leading U.S. government panel has renewed its 2004 recommendation that women at average risk for ovarian cancer not get screened for the disease.
Cancer Apr 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers and doctors at the North Shore-LIJ Health System and the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research have discovered that blood can help determine the best treatment plan for patients with ovarian cancer. More specifically, ...
Cancer Apr 03, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
In the largest study of its kind, researchers have profiled genetic changes in cancer with drug sensitivity in order to develop a personalised approach to cancer treatments. The study is published in Nature on Thursday 29 Mar ...
Cancer Mar 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
The University of Michigan Health and Retirement Study, a 20-year nationwide survey of the health, economic and social status of older Americans conducted by the U-M Institute for Social Research, has added genetic information ...
Genetics Mar 28, 2012 | 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
Human geneticists have long debated whether the genetic risk of the most common medical conditions derive from many rare mutations, each conferring a high degree of risk in different people, or common differences throughout ...
Genetics Mar 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |