New leukemia drug is more effective and easier to use (Jan 11, 2019 14:08)
Oncologists have found that a newer targeted drug is significantly more effective than ...

Using genetics of human fat cells to predict response to anti-diabetes drugs (Jan 10, 2019 19:18)
Researchers have demonstrated -- using fat cells derived from human stem cells -- that ...

Let's map our DNA and save billions each year in health costs (Jan 9, 2019 16:01)
A scientist has called for Australia to embrace pharmacogenetic (PGx) testing to delive...

Genetic testing does not cause undue worry for breast cancer patients (Jan 4, 2019 15:39)
As genetic testing for breast cancer has become more complex, evaluating a panel of mul...

Sex differences identified in deadly brain tumors (Jan 2, 2019 19:07)
More males get, and die of, the deadly brain cancer glioblastoma than females. A team o...

Genetic marker, predictor of early relapse in pediatric ALL uncovered (Dec 14, 2018 00:06)
Researchers recently discovered that by testing the level of NER (nucleotide excision r...

Blood test could lead to cystic fibrosis treatment tailored to each patient (Dec 13, 2018 01:08)
Researchers have used a blood test and microarray technology to identify distinct molec...

Faster, cheaper test can help predict risk of metastasis in prostate cancer patients (Dec 12, 2018 12:18)
A report describes a new assay to assess copy number alterations that is cheaper, faste...

Potential seen for tailoring treatment for acute myeloid leukemia (Dec 7, 2018 23:19)
Rapid screening of leukemia cells for drug susceptibility and resistance are bringing s...

Myeloma tumor cells: Profiling a killer in warm blood (Dec 6, 2018 16:48)
Israeli scientists and physicians develop a new technology for profiling the unique gen...

Not one disease: Researchers classify Alzheimer's patients in six subgroups (Dec 4, 2018 23:37)
Researchers studying Alzheimer's disease have created an approach to classify patients ...

Study discovers 40 new genetic variants associated with colorectal cancer risk (Dec 3, 2018 16:15)
The most comprehensive genome-wide association study, or GWAS, of colorectal cancer ris...

Targeting MC1R in metastatic melanoma (Nov 26, 2018 19:28)
A new study describes a molecule that seeks out melanoma cells, for imaging and potenti...

Alcohol dependence, psychiatric disorders share genetic links (Nov 26, 2018 17:33)
An international team of researchers has identified a gene that regulates how quickly t...

Hepatitis C treatment can be shortened in 50 percent of patients, study finds (Nov 13, 2018 00:17)
Hepatitis C drugs cure more than 90 percent of patients, but can cost more than $50,000...

Gene signature discovery may predict response to immune therapy (Nov 8, 2018 14:13)
Scientists have discovered a gene signature biomarker that may predict which patients w...

Genetic study clarifies the causes of the most severe heart muscle diseases of children (Nov 7, 2018 14:38)
Researchers have collected a globally unique KidCMP cohort of children with severe card...

Genetics used to predict response to antipsychotic medications (Nov 5, 2018 13:17)
Genetics can be used to predict a patient's response to antipsychotic drug treatment fo...

New tool gives deeper understanding of glioblastoma (Oct 22, 2018 16:39)
Researchers have developed a new tool to study genetic 'switches' active in glioblastom...

Genetic study improves lifespan predictions and scientific understanding of aging (Oct 20, 2018 23:38)
By studying the effect of genetic variations on lifespan across the human genome, resea...

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