How height happens: Hundreds of genetic 'switches' that affect height (Dec 5, 2017 16:59)
Hundreds of genetic 'switches' have been discovered that have an influence on height an...

Physicians' experiences with family and friends impact breast cancer screening (Dec 4, 2017 16:29)
Results of a national survey of more than 800 physicians suggest that their experiences...

Vulnerability identified for subtypes of glioblastoma (Nov 30, 2017 20:04)
Glioblastoma, the most common and aggressive form of brain cancer, typically fails to r...

Designer molecule points to treatment for diseases caused by DNA repeats (Nov 30, 2017 19:11)
Using a molecule designed to overcome a roadblock formed by a common type of genetic fl...

Gene variant that protects against Alzheimer's disease identified (Nov 30, 2017 14:00)
Research details a novel and promising approach in the effort to treat Alzheimer's dise...

Trial suggests way to personalize heart health in diabetes (Nov 29, 2017 19:33)
People with diabetes and high risk of CVD who achieved extremely tight glycemic control...

Big data tool begins new era for biology and personalized medicine (Nov 29, 2017 18:14)
Researchers have developed a novel series of systems genetics tools to identify new lin...

Tracking down genetic influences on brain disorders (Nov 27, 2017 14:31)
New findings will help to identify the genetic causes of brain disorders: researchers h...

New cell therapy for relapsed leukemia patients, suggested by clinical trial (Nov 20, 2017 16:13)
A significant proportion of children and young adults with treatment-resistant B-cell l...

Cell-weighing method could help doctors choose cancer drugs (Nov 20, 2017 13:54)
Researchers can use a new type of measurement to predict how drugs will affect cancer c...

Ancient enzyme could boost power of liquid biopsies to detect and profile cancers (Nov 16, 2017 18:27)
Researchers are developing a new tool for liquid biopsy that can detect RNA biomarkers ...

Wider sampling of tumor tissues may guide drug choice, improve outcomes (Nov 15, 2017 18:38)
By focusing on genetic variations within a primary tumor, differences between the prima...

Tapeworm drug fights prostate cancer (Nov 14, 2017 14:18)
Medicine against parasites like Tapeworms and Giardia, contains a substance that kills ...

Response after single treatment with canakinumab predicts which patients will benefit most (Nov 13, 2017 20:02)
A pre-specified analysis on CANTOS (Canakinumab Anti-inflammatory Thrombosis Outcomes S...

Genes that hold the clues to bladder cancer and its treatment (Nov 13, 2017 17:37)
Scientists have discovered the 'genetic signatures' of the most common form of bladder ...

Genetic treatment for blindness may soon be reality (Nov 11, 2017 14:52)
Patients who had lost their sight to an inherited retinal disease could see well enough...

Mutant gene network in colon cancer identified (Nov 10, 2017 18:55)
The principles of the gene network for colon tumorigenesis have been identified. The pr...

Deadly lung cancers are driven by multiple genetic changes (Nov 6, 2017 16:23)
A new study challenges the dogma in oncology that most cancers are caused by one domina...

Dental filling failure linked to smoking, drinking and genetics (Nov 6, 2017 14:01)
Researchers find that people who drink alcohol or men who smoke are more likely to suff...

Genetic pathways to individualized treatment for advanced prostate cancer (Nov 1, 2017 19:12)
Researchers have uncovered genetic clues to why tumors resist a specific therapy used f...

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