Genetics may determine who benefits from broccoli's effects on kidney health (Nov 14, 2019 23:00)
Deletion of the gene that codes for an enzyme called GSTM1 increased kidney injury in m...

A step closer to cancer precision medicine (Nov 14, 2019 16:59)
Researchers have developed a computational model, Combined Essentiality Scoring (CES), ...

'Nudging' heart patients to take their statins leads to better adherence and better outcomes (Nov 14, 2019 12:55)
In a new study presented to heart specialists from around the world, researchers found ...

A new CRISPR-Cas9 protein to increase precision of gene editing (Nov 6, 2019 16:41)
Researchers have recently developed a new protein that can help increase the targeting ...

Artificial intelligence learns muscle anatomy in CT images (Oct 31, 2019 14:05)
Scientists report a new deep learning tool based on Bayesian U-Net architecture that ca...

Aggressive form of breast cancer influenced by dual action of genes and RNA (Oct 22, 2019 12:07)
Women with an aggressive, less-common type of breast cancer, known as triple-negative, ...

DNA fracturing rewires gene control in cancer (Oct 15, 2019 15:54)
A multi-institutional team has brought attention to genomic structural variation as a p...

New genetic-based epilepsy risk scores (Oct 14, 2019 13:06)
An international team of researchers has developed new genetic-based epilepsy risk scor...

In-office gene therapy for wet age-related macular degeneration is coming (Oct 11, 2019 11:47)
Gene therapy is showing promise for one of the most common causes of blindness.

Virtual review of cancer clinical trial treatment options quicker than conventional method (Oct 9, 2019 20:24)
Using virtual, cloud-based, interconnected computing techniques applied to 51,000 varia...

How common genetic mutation drives cancer (Oct 9, 2019 17:17)
A new, multicenter study has determined how a single mutation in splicing factor 3b sub...

Fruit flies help in the development of personalized medicine (Oct 9, 2019 13:39)
It is common knowledge that there is a connection between our genes and the risk of dev...

Crohn's disease study identifies genetic variant with potential to personalize treatment (Oct 7, 2019 14:04)
A genetic variant carried by 40% of the population explains why some patients develop a...

A new route to blocking children's bone cancer (Oct 2, 2019 17:19)
A study in mice showed that reducing a particular hormone signal keeps the cancer from ...

Skin-cells-turned-to-heart-cells help unravel genetic underpinnings of cardiac function (Sep 30, 2019 15:48)
A small genetic study identified a protein linked to many genetic variants that affect ...

First prostate cancer therapy to target genes delays cancer progression (Sep 30, 2019 14:45)
For the first time, prostate cancer has been treated based on the genetic makeup of the...

Breast cancer: New data on cohort with recurrence score 26-100 shows 93% cancer-free rate at 5 years (Sep 30, 2019 14:09)
In the prospective TAILORx trial, 93% of women with hormone-sensitive, HER2-negative, a...

Discovery of how colorectal cancer drug works will help more patients (Sep 24, 2019 18:32)
Some colorectal cancer patients with a certain gene mutation benefit from a chemotherap...

Exploring the risk of ALL in children with Down syndrome (Sep 24, 2019 17:32)
Researchers discovered new clues that provide a better understanding of why children wi...

Radiation may lower potential for side effects of CAR T therapy in non-hodgkin's lymphoma (Sep 17, 2019 20:01)
Treating non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) patients with radiation therapy as an additional ...

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