Enlarged genotype-phenotype correlation for a deletion in neurofibromatosis type 1 (Sep 18, 2018 13:08)
New research shows that while a three-base pair, in-frame deletion called p.Met992del i...

Clinical gene discovery program solves 30 medical mysteries (Sep 17, 2018 23:18)
A table in a recently published paper tells the story of 30 families who have, sometime...

Why some people are at risk of gout (Sep 13, 2018 15:39)
Researchers have helped characterize a genetic variant that enables new understanding o...

Thousands of breast cancer gene variants engineered and analyzed (Sep 12, 2018 17:34)
A scientific analysis of nearly 4,000 mutations deliberately engineered into the BRCA1 ...

Optimizing technologies for discovering cancer cell mutations (Sep 10, 2018 15:12)
Cancer cells often have mutations in their DNA that can give scientists clues about how...

Human gut study questions probiotic health benefits (Sep 6, 2018 18:16)
New research suggests that probiotics might not be as effective as we think. Through a ...

Hormone therapy can make prostate cancer worse, study finds (Sep 4, 2018 20:46)
Scientists have discovered how prostate cancer can sometimes withstand and outwit a sta...

Novel concepts for the diagnosis of fatty liver and personalized treatment (Aug 31, 2018 15:04)
Almost one in three adults suffer from non-alcoholic fatty liver. For the affected peop...

DNA accessibility, gene expression jointly profiled in thousands of cells (Aug 30, 2018 18:32)
A new assay can concurrently trace, in thousands of different cells, the marks that sha...

New genetic marker could help diagnose aggressive prostate cancer (Aug 30, 2018 14:08)
A new link has been found between certain genetic mutations, the aggressiveness of pros...

Epigenetic analysis of aggressive brain tumors (Aug 27, 2018 15:08)
Glioblastoma is a brain cancer with devastating prognosis. It is caused by numerous gen...

New ESMO tumor DNA scale helps match patients with cancer to optimal targeted medicines (Aug 20, 2018 23:51)
A new scale for tumor DNA mutations which will simplify and standardize choices for tar...

New study explains why genetic mutations cause disease in some people but not in others (Aug 20, 2018 15:31)
Researchers have uncovered a molecular mechanism behind one of biology's long-standing ...

New CRISPR technique skips over portions of genes that can cause disease (Aug 16, 2018 19:31)
In a new study in cells, researchers have adapted CRISPR gene-editing technology to cau...

Autoimmunity plays role in development of COPD (Aug 16, 2018 18:30)
Autoimmunity plays a role in the development of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (...

Should all babies have their genomes sequenced? (Aug 15, 2018 21:11)
A new report outlines ethics and policy recommendations on genome-wide sequencing of ne...

Study identifies distinct origin of ADHD in children with history of brain injury (Aug 14, 2018 14:13)
Physical brain injury in children contributes to the development of attention-deficit/h...

Broad 'genetic architectures' of traits and diseases (Aug 13, 2018 17:33)
Scientists have developed a powerful method for characterizing the broad patterns of ge...

Flexible drug delivery microdevice to advance precision medicine (Aug 13, 2018 14:03)
A research team has developed a flexible drug delivery device with controlled release f...

Evolutionary changes in the human brain may have led to bipolar disorder and schizophrenia (Aug 9, 2018 16:56)
The same aspects of relatively recent evolutionary changes that make us prone to bad ba...

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