Metabolomics meets genomics to improve patient diagnosis (Jul 7, 2020 16:06)
Researchers have improved their ability to identify the genetic cause of undiagnosed co...

Common inherited genetic variant identified as frequent cause of deafness in adults (Jul 7, 2020 00:38)
A common inherited genetic variant is a frequent cause of deafness in adults, meaning t...

A sugar hit to help destroy cancer cells (Jun 17, 2020 14:04)
Like any cells in the body, cancer cells need sugar ­-- namely glucose -- to fuel cell ...

Immune properties in ancient DNA found in isolated villages might benefit humanity today (Jun 15, 2020 18:08)
Could remnants of DNA from a now extinct human subspecies known as the Denisovans help ...

Revealed: How cancer develops resistance to treatment (Jun 4, 2020 19:20)
Researchers reveal the tactic that cancer cells use to adapt and evade treatment.

Combination therapy well-tolerated and highly effective for patients with IDH1-mutated AML (May 28, 2020 20:05)
A combination therapy of ivosenidib (IVO) plus venetoclax (VEN) with or without azaciti...

Novel treatment using patient's own cells opens new possibilities to treat Parkinson's disease (May 13, 2020 21:11)
Reprogramming a patient's own skin cells to replace cells in the brain that are progres...

Genes may play a role in weight gain from birth control (May 12, 2020 17:45)
A woman's genetic make-up may cause her to gain weight when using a popular form of bir...

Overlapping versions of our genetic history complicate precision medicine (May 4, 2020 21:19)
The promise of personalized medicine has not fully materialized, say researchers, becau...

Family history misses identifying individuals with high genetic risk of CVD or cancer (May 1, 2020 17:38)
Certain genetic changes, termed 'pathogenic variants,' substantially increase risk for ...

Major trial shows breast cancer drug can hit prostate cancer Achilles heel (Apr 28, 2020 21:06)
A drug already licensed for the treatment of breast and ovarian cancers is more effecti...

Diabetes reversed in mice with genetically edited stem cells derived from patients (Apr 23, 2020 01:40)
Researchers have used induced pluripotent stem cells produced from the skin of a patien...

Genetic mechanism behind inflammatory bowel disease (Apr 9, 2020 18:28)
Researchers have pinpointed a genetic variation responsible for driving the development...

Mathematical model predicts patient outcomes to adaptive therapy (Apr 9, 2020 18:00)
Researchers provide a closer look at a mathematical model and data showing that individ...

Researchers find way to improve cancer outcomes by examining patients' genes (Mar 30, 2020 19:21)
Genetics researchers say a new approach could benefit all sorts of serious health condi...

Inherited origin of prostate cancer in families (Mar 23, 2020 16:56)
Researchers have identified haplotypes, ancestral fragments of DNA, that are associated...

Genetic signature may identify mothers at risk for preeclampsia (Mar 17, 2020 21:54)
Researchers have identified a genetic signature combining certain maternal and fetal ge...

Risk factors for endometrial cancer (Feb 18, 2020 00:20)
An analysis of 149 scientific studies has identified 24 genetic variants which predispo...

New gene therapy method improves vision in mice with congenital blindness (Feb 7, 2020 14:54)
Mice born blind have shown significant improvement in vision after undergoing a new gen...

Major Asia gene study to help doctors battle disease (Jan 28, 2020 16:46)
'Under-representation of Asian populations in genetic studies has meant that medical re...

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