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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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Metabolic factors likely contribute to anorexia

Παρ, 07/19/2019 - 19:00
A genetic study suggests that anorexia nervosa has metabolic as well as psychiatric components and opens the door to new treatments for the illness.
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Ehlers-Danlos syndrome: Everything you need to know

Τετ, 07/17/2019 - 23:00
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome is a group of genetic disorders that affect the connective tissues and cause several symptoms, including stretchy skin and loose joints. Learn more here.
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ALS: 'Unique' cells could open up new avenues for therapy

Τετ, 07/17/2019 - 10:00
A new study has found 'never before reported' cells in the spines of people with ALS. The discovery may lead to a better understanding of the condition.
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Genes vs. lifestyle: Study 'undermines fatalistic view of dementia'

Δευ, 07/15/2019 - 18:00
New research suggests that making healthful lifestyle choices can offset the genetic risk of developing Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia.
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New psychosis treatment targets genetic mutation instead of symptoms

Δευ, 07/15/2019 - 10:00
New research describes the case study of two people with psychotic conditions who benefited from an innovative treatment for psychosis.
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How having a close relative with Alzheimer's may affect cognition

Παρ, 07/12/2019 - 17:00
New research suggests that having a relative with Alzheimer's disease may put people at risk of a premature decline in memory and learning.
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Common blood pressure drug may harm gut health

Παρ, 07/12/2019 - 13:00
Researchers using genetic analysis to estimate the effect of antihypertensive drugs on the risk of various diseases found negative effects on gut health.
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New research may explain why evolution made humans 'fat'

Σάβ, 07/06/2019 - 13:00
Scientists compare how fat cell DNA is packaged in humans, chimps, and other primates. The results reveal the role of evolution in human fat metabolism.
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Pro-obesity environment and genes could explain big rise in body weight

Παρ, 07/05/2019 - 18:00
While genes can raise obesity risk, they interact with environment to drive up BMI, with environment likely contributing more, Norwegian study suggests.
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Programming bacteria to fight cancer

Πέμ, 07/04/2019 - 19:00
Scientists have shown that programming bacteria to help the immune system fight cancer can shrink tumors and increase survival in mice.
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How a unique gene mutation may drive autism

Πέμ, 07/04/2019 - 18:00
Working with animal models and analyzing human genetic information, researchers discover how one gene may be key to the development of autism.
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World first: Researchers completely remove HIV from mice

Τετ, 07/03/2019 - 19:00
Using a new antiretroviral therapy followed by gene editing, researchers were able to completely eliminate HIV from mice for the very first time.
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How antibiotics may render flu infections more dangerous

Τετ, 07/03/2019 - 17:00
A study in mice found that antibiotic treatments leave the lungs more vulnerable to flu infection. How? The drugs' effect on gut bacteria plays a key role.
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How antioxidants can hasten the spread of lung cancer

Δευ, 07/01/2019 - 19:00
Two new studies have uncovered cell mechanisms through which lung cancer uses antioxidants to help it spread to other parts of the body.
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Is ADHD genetic? Everything you need to know

Παρ, 06/28/2019 - 22:00
In this article, learn about the latest research on genetics and ADHD, which includes studies looking at whether the children of parents with ADHD are more likely to develop the same condition.
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