Precision medicine for pediatric cancer (Mar 15, 2019 19:55)
Research performed over the last several decades has led to an increased understanding ...

Sweat holds most promise for noninvasive testing (Mar 15, 2019 19:55)
Medical researchers have been creating new sensors on a wearable patch the size of a Ba...

Genetically encoded sensor isolates hidden leukemic stem cells (Mar 12, 2019 16:36)
Researchers have devised a novel biosensor that can isolate and target leukemic stem ce...

Nuclear medicine imaging monitors effectiveness of therapy for melanoma patients (Mar 5, 2019 18:52)
Nuclear medicine imaging with PET/CT can monitor the effectiveness of immunotherapy tre...

A common genetic signature has been discovered among three cancer prone rare skin diseases (Mar 4, 2019 17:15)
A group of researchers has identified a common genetic signature among three rare skin ...

Genomics could better match treatments to pancreatic cancer patients (Mar 4, 2019 14:59)
Pancreatic cancer is a grim diagnosis, but this new study, the largest of its kind, ide...

An atlas of an aggressive leukemia (Feb 28, 2019 19:13)
Researchers have applied single-cell genomics and machine learning to create a clinical...

Happy in marriage? Genetics may play a role (Feb 28, 2019 19:13)
People fall in love for many reasons -- similar interests, physical attraction, and sha...

Liquid biopsy as effective as tissue biopsy for non-small cell lung cancer (Feb 27, 2019 22:02)
Researchers have revealed that a liquid biopsy test called Guardant360®, is comparable ...

Cause of rare pediatric brain disorder (Feb 25, 2019 15:07)
Physician-scientists have identified the cause of a devastating pediatric brain disorde...

Genetic clues to high rates of asthma in those of African ancestry (Feb 20, 2019 17:19)
In the largest study of its kind, researchers have found new clues into the parts of th...

When sequencing fails to pinpoint a rare disease (Feb 8, 2019 16:53)
Genomics fails to diagnose up to half of patients who are tested. Using a new neutrophi...

Researchers develop prostate cancer prediction tool that has unmatched accuracy (Feb 7, 2019 12:51)
Researchers have developed a novel machine-learning framework that distinguishes betwee...

Mosaic-like gene deletion and duplication pattern shaping the immune system discovered (Feb 7, 2019 12:51)
A team of researchers has developed a computational tool for analyzing genetic changes ...

Genetic study of impulsiveness reveals associations with psychiatric disorders (Feb 4, 2019 18:25)
Impulsiveness and substance use share a genetic basis, according to genome-wide associa...

Finding second hits to knock out leukemia (Jan 28, 2019 16:17)
Targeted drugs are a cornerstone of personalized medicine, yet come with important draw...

Targeted treatment shrinks deadly pediatric brain tumors (Jan 23, 2019 13:22)
For children -- whose tiny bodies are still growing -- chemotherapy and radiation treat...

New genes associated with the leading cause of blindness (Jan 22, 2019 15:45)
A new study identifies genes associated with Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) tha...

Schizophrenia can be caused by structural abnormality in adolescent brain associated with genetic risk (Jan 16, 2019 16:11)
Schizophrenia could be caused by a genetic mutation that causes a structural abnormalit...

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 ...

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