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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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Self-destruction system in TB bacteria may lead to 'perfect drug'

Τρί, 02/19/2019 - 17:00
Scientists zoom in on the 'toxin-antitoxin' system that the tuberculosis bacterium naturally contains, in the hope that it can help design better drugs.
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Depression: Gene-activating drug reverses symptoms in mice

Τρί, 02/19/2019 - 13:00
Researchers have reversed symptoms of depression, such as anhedonia and behavioral despair, in male mice with a drug that activates a gene they call SIRT1.
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New cell-tracking technique sheds light on breast cancer spread

Δευ, 02/18/2019 - 19:00
Cellular barcoding shows promise as a way to identify the few metastasis-driving cell variants from the thousands that are present in breast cancer tumors.
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Does asthma run in the family?

Πέμ, 02/14/2019 - 20:00
Asthma has a strong genetic component. This means that people with a family history of asthma are more likely to have it. However, genetics are not the only cause. Learn more about what might lead to asthma here.
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How genes influence bipolar disorder

Τετ, 02/13/2019 - 22:00
If a person has a close relative with bipolar disorder, there is a higher chance of them developing it. Learn more about the links between genetics and bipolar disorder here.
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Antitumor protein can sometimes promote cancer

Δευ, 02/04/2019 - 19:00
Scientists have issued a warning to cancer drug developers by revealing that p53, a protein that usually suppresses tumors, can also promote cancer.
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What are the stages of multiple sclerosis?

Πέμ, 01/31/2019 - 03:00
Multiple sclerosis is a long-term progressive disease that affects the nerves. Learn about the types, treatment options, and what to expect at each stage of its progression here.
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Could targeting this enzyme slow aging and related diseases?

Τρί, 01/29/2019 - 19:00
In showing how an enzyme halts cell division by producing reactive oxygen species, scientists shed new light on the biology of aging and related diseases.
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These immune cells renew themselves after acute kidney injury

Δευ, 01/28/2019 - 18:00
A new study in mice finds that after acute kidney injury, kidney-resident macrophages reprogram to a state that is similar to those in newborn mice.
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How aspirin may benefit some people with head and neck cancer

Παρ, 01/25/2019 - 19:00
Regular use of aspirin or other NSAIDs increased survival in people with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma and alteration in the PIK3CA gene.
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'Genetic dice are loaded against' obese people

Παρ, 01/25/2019 - 17:00
A new study finds that thin people have a genetic advantage that helps them stay slim, while overweight people are genetically disadvantaged.
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Alzheimer's: Could targeting this mechanism reverse memory decline?

Τετ, 01/23/2019 - 19:00
New study identifies gene expression changes behind memory loss and shows how targeting them reverses the loss temporarily in a mouse model of Alzheimer's.
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