Genetics

Improving research with more effective antibodies

A new study points to the need for better antibody validation, and outlines a process that other labs can use to make sure the antibodies they work with function properly.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New report shows rare disease more common than previously thought

Approximately one in forty-two thousand children are born with a disease called CDKL5 Deficiency Disorder, according to a new medical report recently published in the journal Brain and presented last month at the 13th European ...

Oncology & Cancer

Genomic sequencing confirms breast cancer link between sisters

Two Leicester sisters who had their entire genomes sequenced in the hope of finding answers to their family history of breast cancer have learned they both carry a genetic variant that significantly increases their risk of ...

Cardiology

Tailoring treatment for preterm infants born with heart defects

The nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug indomethacin is routinely used to treat patent ductus arteriosus (PDA), a persistent opening between the aorta and pulmonary artery that is a common complication in preterm infants. ...

Oncology & Cancer

Tiny bubbles in our body could fight cancer better than chemo

Healthy cells in our body release nano-sized bubbles that transfer genetic material such as DNA and RNA to other cells. It's your DNA that stores the important information necessary for RNA to produce proteins and make sure ...

Medical research

Bone marrow may be the missing piece of the fertility puzzle

A woman's bone marrow may determine her ability to start and sustain a pregnancy, report Yale researchers in PLOS Biology. The study shows that when an egg is fertilized, stem cells leave the bone marrow and travel via the ...

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