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Genetics

Εγγραφή στο Ροή Genetics
Genetics uses information from one or two genes to explain a disease or condition, whereas genomics examines all of the genetic information to determine biological markers predisposing an individual to disease. This category includes news on DNA, genes, microRNAs, chromosomes, inheritance and evolution.
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Honeybees may hold the secret to stem cell youth

Πέμ, 12/06/2018 - 10:00
The royal jelly that honeybees make to produce new queen bees seems to contain a secret ingredient that can keep stem cells 'young' and powerful.
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Universal 10-minute cancer test in sight

Τετ, 12/05/2018 - 19:00
Cancer cells have a unique pattern of chemical tags on their DNA, which differs from that of healthy cells and could serve as the basis for a universal test.
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Liver health in HIV: This gene indicates new therapeutic targets

Τετ, 12/05/2018 - 10:00
A new study explains how the genetic mutation that may have protected our ancestors against the plague could show us how to protect liver health in HIV.
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Researchers find new drug combo to challenge cancer

Τρί, 12/04/2018 - 18:00
Researchers have discovered a new drug combination that may be able to boost cancer treatment while also preventing tumors from becoming therapy-resistant.
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Dementia: Gene study boosts search for treatment

Τρί, 12/04/2018 - 13:00
Using an innovative analytical approach, researchers pinpointed genes that play an important role in the protein buildup associated with dementia.
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ADHD: First genetic risk locations uncovered

Τετ, 11/28/2018 - 13:00
The largest genetic study of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder finds 12 genomic segments that raise the risk of developing the condition.
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What are the symptoms of autoimmune hepatitis?

Τρί, 11/27/2018 - 16:00
Autoimmune hepatitis occurs when the immune system attacks the liver. Symptoms include fatigue, nausea, a loss of appetite, abdominal pain, and diarrhea. Learn more here.
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'DNA origami' tackles multidrug-resistant cancer cells

Δευ, 11/26/2018 - 19:00
Scientists have developed a 'DNA nanoplatform' that carries anticancer drugs to targeted cancer cells and also prevents the cells from expelling the drug.
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Could managing cholesterol prevent Alzheimer's?

Πέμ, 11/22/2018 - 10:00
The largest genetic study of Alzheimer's to date finds that this neurological disease shares some genetic risk factors with several cardiovascular conditions.
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What an exotic fish can do for human heart health

Τετ, 11/21/2018 - 17:00
A species of exotic freshwater fish has the ability to heal its own heart following heart injury. Researchers are trying to understand the mechanism.
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Suicide: Study finds 4 genes that may raise risk

Τρί, 11/20/2018 - 17:00
A new study zooms in on four genetic variants that influence the likelihood of death by suicide. It also finds 207 genes that need further investigation.
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