Oncology & Cancer

New test detects more cases of cervical cancer

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden and the University of Innsbruck in Austria have developed a simpler and more effective screening method for cervical cancer than the method used today. The comprehensive study ...

Oncology & Cancer

Cancer can be caused by reversible molecular changes, study shows

Though 1 in 2 people will develop some form of cancer in their lifetime, there's still much we don't know about this disease. But thanks to continued research efforts, we keep learning more about the biology of cancer. One ...

Oncology & Cancer

Discovering cancers of epigenetic origin without DNA mutation

A research team including scientists from the CNRS has discovered that cancer, one of the leading causes of death worldwide, can be caused entirely by epigenetic changes, in other words, changes that contribute to how gene ...

Genetics

Mosaics of predisposition found to cause skin disease

Clarifying the cause of a skin disease had led to the discovery of a new disease-causing gene, a new category of diseases, and new perspectives for both counseling and therapy. The discovery is the first time that epigenetic ...

Neuroscience

Immune genes are altered in Alzheimer's patients' blood

A new Northwestern Medicine study has found the immune system in the blood of Alzheimer's patients is epigenetically altered. That means the patients' behavior or environment has caused changes that affect the way their genes ...

page 1 from 27