Oncology & Cancer

Four new genes confirmed to increase familial breast cancer risk

Four new genes have been added to the growing list of those known to cause increased breast cancer risk when mutated through the efforts of researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah, who lead ...

Oncology & Cancer

Epigenetics: A new link between nutrition and cancer

In "Epigenetics: A New Link Between Nutrition and Cancer", a recent article from Nutrition and Cancer: An International Journal, a publication of Routledge, researchers explore the possible effects that diet can have on ...

Genetics

Gene variant linked to prognosis in inflammatory diseases

(Medical Xpress)—Researchers have identified a gene that is linked to long term disease outcome in Crohn's disease, a common inflammatory bowel disorder, and rheumatoid arthritis. The findings reveal targets that could ...

Genetics

Study uncovers gene's contribution to asthma susceptibility

New research from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) has uncovered the role gene ORMDL3 plays in the disease asthma. ORMDL3, a gene recently linked to asthma susceptibility, has now been linked ...

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