News tagged with genomic medicine
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers at the University of Michigan have identified new targets for drugs that could potentially treat anthrax, the deadly infection caused by Bacillus anthracis.
Medical research May 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Scientific insights that expand on the teachings of Mendel, Watson and Crick, and underpinnings of the Human Genome Project are moving drug companies along the path to development of new medicines based on deeper insights ...
Genetics Apr 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 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
With sharp declines in the cost of whole genome sequencing, the day of accurately deciphering disease risk based on an individual's genome may seem at hand. But a study involving data of thousands of identical twins by Johns ...
Genetics Apr 02, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Can a gene simultaneously protect against cancer and favor its growth? Researchers at the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre have discovered a gene with this double-edged property and suspect there may be many more that ...
Cancer Mar 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers from Mount Sinai School of Medicine have identified a regulator protein that plays a crucial role in kidney fibrosis, a condition that leads to kidney failure. Finding this regulator provides a new therapeutic ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers at the University of Michigan have found a potential alternative to conventional antibiotics that could fight infection with a reduced risk of antibiotic resistance.
Medical research Feb 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Investigators at the National Institutes of Health have identified a genetic mutation in three unrelated families that causes a rare immune disorder characterized by excessive and impaired immune function. Symptoms of this ...
Medical research Jan 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Cleveland Clinic researchers have discovered three genes that increase the risk of thyroid cancer, which is has the largest incidence increase in cancers among both men and women.
Cancer Dec 23, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A team of geneticists has identified five specific gene regions associated with asthma susceptibility among Japanese adults. Mayumi Tamari of the RIKEN Center for Genomic Medicine, Yokohama, led the research.
Genetics Dec 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Scientists at the BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, and the University of British Columbia are excited over a discovery made while studying rare tumour types.
Cancer Dec 21, 2011 | 5 / 5 (10) | 0 |
Damage to podocytes -- a specialized type of epithelial cell in the kidney -- occurs in more than 90 percent of all chronic kidney disease. Now researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have uncovered an unexpected ...
Medical research Dec 05, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Women with the deadliest and rarest form of breast cancer now have a chance of treatment where once their options were severely limited, thanks to a new discovery by George Mason University researchers.
Cancer Nov 14, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
A genetic variant may explain why some people with asthma do not respond well to inhaled corticosteroids, the most widely prescribed medicine for long-term asthma control. Researchers found that asthma patients who have two ...
Genetics Sep 26, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Stanford University School of Medicine researchers have predicted the inherited health risks of a four-person family by analyzing their whole genome sequences. With the DNA sequences of both parents and children, the team ...
Genetics Sep 15, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |