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The latest genomic analysis of pancreatic tumors identified two new pathways involved in the disease, information that could be capitalized on to develop new and earlier diagnostic tests for the disease
Cancer Oct 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Mutations in the ATM gene may increase the hereditary risk for pancreatic cancer, according to data published in Cancer Discovery, the newest journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.
Cancer Dec 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
The pattern of genomic alterations in colon and rectal tissues is the same regardless of anatomic location or origin within the colon or the rectum, leading researchers to conclude that these two cancer types ...
Cancer Jul 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A new atlas of gene expression in the mouse brain provides insight into how genes work in the outer part of the brain called the cerebral cortex. In humans, the cerebral cortex is the largest part of the brain, ...
Neuroscience Aug 24, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center investigators have identified three new genetic "hotspots" linked to colorectal cancer. These variants, reported Dec. 23 in an Advanced Online Publication in Nature Genetics, provide new in ...
Cancer Dec 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Cracking the DNA code for a complex region of the human genome has helped 14 North American scientists, including five at Simon Fraser University, chart new territory in immunity research.
Genetics Apr 17, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Scientists have long known that the human genome is incredibly complex. However, after almost 10 years of hard work, a team of more than 400 scientists at 32 research institutions worldwide has finally made ...
Genetics Jan 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists from the FMI identify how a family of proteins reads the methylation marks on the DNA so critical for cell development. These MBD proteins bind directly to methylation marks ...
Genetics Apr 12, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Scientists used genetic sequencing to discover new evidence that the first vaccine shown to prevent HIV infection in people also affected the viruses in those who did become infected. Viruses with two genetic "footprints" ...
HIV & AIDS Sep 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Nearly every cell in the human body carries a copy of the full human genome. So how is it that the cells that detect light in the human eye are so different from those of, say, the beating heart or the spleen?
Genetics Feb 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
For six months last year, a deadly outbreak of antibiotic-resistant bacteria kept infection-control specialists at the National Institutes of Health's (NIH) Clinical Center in a state of high alert. A New York City patient ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers have long known that individual diseases are associated with genes in specific locations of the genome. Genetics researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill now have shown ...
Genetics Sep 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Cancer scientists at the University of York have shown a link between prostate cancer and vitamin A for the first time.
Cancer Sep 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
UConn researchers are at the forefront of new discoveries and understanding about the smallest molecules in the body that can have a momentous impact on human health.
Genetics Mar 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Researchers have uncovered more evidence that certain types of delays in brain development seem to be related to a heightened risk for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |