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Groups supporting people with Down's syndrome on Thursday called on the European Court of Human Rights not to recognise the right to tests that would detect the condition before birth.
Other Jun 28, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
An international team led by human genetic researchers at the University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health has identified the latest gene associated with typical late-onset Lewy body Parkinson's disease (PD), ...
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Jun 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The latest advance in prenatal genetic testing purports to offer parents more detailed information than ever about the child they are expecting. But for some, the new answers could lead to another round of questions.
Genetics Jun 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The use of genetic testing to establish racial origins for political purposes is not only scientifically foolish, but also unethical and should be condemned, the European Society of Human Genetics (ESHG) said today (Thursday ...
Genetics Jun 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Routine newborn screening failed to identify about one-fifth of infants with an adrenal gland disorder called congenital adrenal hyperplasia, a new study has found.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 12, 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
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston researchers have developed a powerful visual analytical approach to explore genetic data, enabling scientists to identify novel patterns of information that could be crucial ...
Genetics Jun 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
The American Academy of Neurology has issued an updated guideline outlining the best treatments for infantile spasms, a rare type of seizure that can occur in infants and young children. The guideline, which was co-developed ...
Neuroscience Jun 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers at Warwick Medical School have discovered a way of identifying which women are most at risk of postnatal depression (PND) by checking for specific genetic variants. The findings could lead ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Advanced high-speed gene-sequencing has been used in the clinical setting to find diagnoses for seven children out of a dozen who were experiencing developmental delays and congenital abnormalities for mysterious reasons.
Pediatrics May 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Inflammatory bowel disease is relatively rare in Canadian First Nations people but common in white people, possibly due to different genetic variants, according to a new study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 10, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
A study led by Eric Courchesne, PhD, director of the Autism Center of Excellence at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine has, for the first time, identified in young autism patients genetic ...
Autism spectrum disorders Mar 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers at Winship Cancer Institute have developed a technique for detecting an "oncometabolite", a chemical produced by some brain tumors' warped metabolism, via non-invasive imaging.
Cancer Mar 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A multi-national research team led by scientists at Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School has identified the reason why some patients fail to respond to some of the most successful cancer drugs.
Cancer Mar 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Cuba's top biotech teams have successfully tested a new AIDS vaccine on mice, and are ready to soon begin human testing, a leading researcher told a biotechnology conference in Havana on Monday.
HIV & AIDS Mar 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0