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...

Why some cancers affect only young women (Oct 19, 2018 14:05)
Among several forms of pancreatic cancer, one of them affects specifically women, often...

Computational model links family members using genealogical and law-enforcement databases (Oct 11, 2018 18:31)
Researchers are reporting ways in which using genetic ancestry databases to solve crime...

Genetics allows personalized disease predictions for chronic blood cancers (Oct 10, 2018 22:07)
Scientists have developed a successful method to make truly personalized predictions of...

New DNA tool predicts height, shows promise for serious illness assessment (Oct 4, 2018 18:38)
A new DNA tool can accurately predict people's height, and more importantly, could pote...

Genetic testing: Not a one-and-done deal (Sep 25, 2018 18:04)
A study that reviewed genetic testing results from 1.45 million individuals found that ...

Eight of 10 people with cancer risk genes don't know it (Sep 21, 2018 15:34)
Genomic screening shows that more than 80 percent of those who carry an identifiable ge...

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...

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