Largest-ever genetic study of suicide finds new risk factors

The reasons why people attempt suicide are complex and include external triggers like trauma and stress, as well as inherited genetic factors. A new study published online on October 1 in the American Journal of Psychiatry ...

Oncology & Cancer

A possible new treatment for acute myeloid leukemia

New research has identified a novel immunotherapy for acute myeloid leukemia. The study, published in Nature Cancer, describes a T-cell receptor that recognizes a mutation shared between a subgroup of patients with the disease. ...

Oncology & Cancer

Mobile DNA elements can boost the development of malignant tumors

Nearly half of the human genome is composed of transposable elements, which are sequences of DNA that are able to replicate and relocate in the genome. Previously, transposable elements have been considered "junk" DNA in ...

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