New tool improves the search for genes that cause diseases

A new statistical tool developed by researchers at the University of Chicago improves the ability to find genetic variants that cause disease. The tool, described in a new paper published January 26, 2024, in Nature Genetics, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Discovering a new mechanism of vestibular neuritis

Prof. Sun-Uk Lee of the Department of Neurology and Prof. Euyhyun Park of the Department of Otorhinolaryngology from Korea University's Anam Hospital have discovered a new mechanism of vestibular neuritis.


Study paints a new picture of colon development in mammals

University of Oregon researchers are filling in gaps in our understanding of the formation and growth the colon, a crucial part of the digestive system, by being among the first to apply modern molecular biology tools to ...


WHO says misuse of antibiotics undermining efficacy

Misuse of antibiotics is denting their efficacy and spawning resistant bacteria which could be responsible for 10 million deaths worldwide by 2050, the World Health Organization warned Thursday.


Microbubble gene therapy may protect against heart disease

Gene therapy has great promise for treating genetic diseases, and even for more common diseases such as atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries). Over the past decade, the gene-editing technology CRISPR (Clustered Regularly ...

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