News tagged with genetic pathways
In the largest genetic study of Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) to date, researchers from the CARDIoGRAMplusC4D Consortium report the identification of 15 genetic regions newly associated with the disease, bringing to 46 the ...
Genetics Dec 02, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A study by scientists at the Motor Neuron Center at Columbia University Medical Center suggests that spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), a genetic neuromuscular disease in infants and children, results primarily from problems ...
Medical research Nov 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Insights from a genetic condition that causes brain cancer are helping scientists better understand the most common type of brain tumor in children.
Genetics Nov 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
About 10.6% of the inherited genetic risk for developing coronary artery disease (CAD) can be explained by specific DNA variations, according to research reported today at the American Society of Human Genetics 2012 meeting.
Genetics Nov 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—For white middle-aged adults, there may be an association between variants in a gene associated with fat mass and obesity (FTO) and memory decline, according to research published online Nov. 7 ...
Neuroscience Nov 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have identified small variations in a number of genes that are closely linked to an increased risk of bipolar disorder, a mental ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Scientists studying a rare genetic disorder have identified a molecular pathway that may play a role in schizophrenia, according to new research in the October 10 issue of The Journal of Neuroscience. The findings may on ...
Genetics Oct 09, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Of enzymes and aging: Tryptophan metabolism plays key role in aging and age-related neurological diseases
(Medical Xpress)—In the battle against aging and age-related neurological diseases such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's, a key factor has long appeared to be the toxicity of proteins which tend to aggregate. ...
Medical research Oct 05, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (14) | 3 |
Ovarian cancer takes the lives of nearly 900 Australian women each year. It's called the silent killer because by the time most cases are detected, the cancer has spread to other vital organs throughout the abdominal area.
Cancer Oct 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers with UC Irvine's Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center have identified a major reason why melanoma is largely resistant to chemotherapy.
Cancer Sep 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A team of Australian researchers, led by University of Melbourne has developed a genetic test that is able to predict the risk of developing Autism Spectrum Disorder, ASD.
Autism spectrum disorders Sep 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Two different genetic mutations cooperate to induce adrenal cancer, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center and University of Sao Paulo in Brazil.
Cancer Sep 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers have newly identified three genetic regions associated with primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC), the most common autoimmune liver disease, increasing the number of known regions associated with the ...
Genetics Sep 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Scientists have completed a comprehensive map of genetic mutations linked to an aggressive and lethal type of lung cancer.
Genetics Sep 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A team of scientists, including faculty at the University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS), have discovered a gene that influences survival time in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease). ...
Genetics Aug 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |