Cancer

New research uncovers 'stability protein' for cancer treatment

Researchers from the Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Protein Research at the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences have characterised a new protein that is important to the genetic stability of cells. It may be significant ...

Genetics

In psychiatric genetics, a push to think globally, act locally

Imagine you viewed the world's diversity solely through the lens of genetic and genomic data. Looking at the gnomAD browser, for instance, you would think that more than 45 percent of humanity was from Europe or had European ...

Autism spectrum disorders

Genetic targets for autism spectrum disorder identified

Autism is a spectrum of closely related symptoms involving behavioral, social and cognitive deficits. Early detection of autism in children is key to producing the best outcomes; however, searching for the genetic causes ...

Cancer

Why are minorities underrepresented in genetic cancer studies?

Socio-cultural and clinical factors as well as healthcare processes were important drivers of a woman's willingness to provide saliva specimens for future cancer research. This is according to Vanessa B. Sheppard of Virginia ...

Autism spectrum disorders

Signaling pathway may be key to why autism is more common in boys

Researchers aiming to understand why autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are more common in boys have discovered differences in a brain signaling pathway involved in reward learning and motivation that make male mice more vulnerable ...

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