Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

Genetics News

News on Genetics continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

1 hr ago | Daily Kos

Genetic maps reveal Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone is linked to one funeral and virus is mutating

The late Dr. Sheik Umar Khan, one of the five co-authors of this research who have died since writing this paper.

Comment?

Related Topix: Sierra Leone, World News, Africa, Medicine, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Explosion

5 hrs ago | Medical News

Many people with severe rheumatoid arthritis failing to take expensive medication

Large numbers of people with severe rheumatoid arthritis are failing to take expensive medication as prescribed, according to a new multi-centre study led by researchers in Manchester.

Comment?

Related Topix: Arthritis, Medicine, Health, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Rheumatology

9 hrs ago | Dansville-Genesee Country Expres

Dr. Murray Feingold: Schizophrenia - nature vs. nurture

Schizophrenia occurs in about 1 percent of the population. Symptoms include paranoia, hearing voices, agitation and difficulty functioning in society.

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine

11 hrs ago | WAPT-TV Jackson

Experimental Ebola vaccine trial starts soon

A highly anticipated test of an experimental Ebola vaccine will begin next week at the National Institutes of Health, amid mounting anxiety about the spread of the deadly outbreak in West Africa.

Comment?

Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Food and Drug Administration, Infectious Diseases, GlaxoSmithKline

11 hrs ago | SFGate

Bait dumping offers invaders path to Great lakes

Inadequate regulation of the bait fish trade and carelessness on the part of anglers may be allowing invasive species - including widely feared Asian carp - to reach the Great Lakes and inland waterways, according to a scientific paper released Thursday.

Comment?

Related Topix: Central Michigan University, University of Notre Dame, Medicine

13 hrs ago | R & D

Neuroscientists reverse memories' emotional associations

A new study from Massachusetts Institute of Technology neuroscientists reveals the brain circuit that controls how memories become linked with positive or negative emotions.

Comment?

Related Topix: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Medicine

16 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Endocrinologist worked with genetics of lipodystrophy experts in...

A Sydney endocrinologist worked with genetics of lipodystrophy experts in Cambridge to solve a mysterious case of diabetes from the past.

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, Genetics, Endocrinology, Biology, Science, Diabetes, Health, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Science Daily

Dosage of HIV drug may be ineffective for half of African-Americans

Many African-Americans may not be getting effective doses of the HIV drug maraviroc because they are more likely than European-Americans to inherit functional copies of a protein that speeds the removal of the drug from the body.

Comment?

Related Topix: Drugs, African-American, Medicine, Pharmacology

Science Daily

Salmon recolonizing newly reconnected zones in rivers of Adour basin

The impact of constructing passes that allow salmon to cross hydroelectric dams and recoloniae newly reconnected zones in the Adour basin has been the focus of recent study.

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine

ECNmag

Scripps Research Institute scientists link alcohol-dependence gene to neurotransmitter

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have solved the mystery of why a specific signaling pathway can be associated with alcohol dependence.

Comment?

Related Topix: Scripps Research Institute, Technical Services, Medicine

Bioscience Technology

Estrogen-based Compound Suppresses Binge Eating

Binge eating, an eating disorder in which a person frequently consumes unusually large amounts of food in a short period of time, affects about 5 to 10 percent of U.S. adults and is more common in women than men.

Comment?

Related Topix: Life, Food, US News, Nutrition, United States Department of Agriculture, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children's Hospital, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Health, Breast Cancer

Dairy Reporter

Gut bacteria that protect against food allergies offer probiotic promise

"It's exciting because we know what the bacteria are; we have a way to intervene," said Professor Cathryn Nagler from the University of Chicago.

Comment?

Related Topix: University of Chicago, Medicine

HON

Scientists Spot Genetic Clues to Crohn's Disease

A new genetic discovery about Crohn's disease could lead to different ways to fight the bowel disorder, researchers report.

Comment?

Related Topix: Crohn's Disease, Health, Medicine

RedOrbit

Genetic Modification, Invasive Species...

Recent increases in human population and economic growth have increased the demand for land-plant biomass for food, fuel and other purposes, but according to scientists, the supply of the sum of leaf, stem, root, fruit and other terrestrial plant-based materials has been hampered by a limit to what can naturally be produced.

Comment?

Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Biomass, Energy, Medicine, Plant Biology, Biology, Science, Agriculture, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

Science Daily

Cannibalism may contribute to successful invasion by harlequin ladybirds of new habitats

The cannibalistic behavior of native and invasive populations of the Harmonia axyridis ladybird have been the focus of recent study.

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, Entomology, Science

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Science Daily

Patients with eating disorders have increased risk of autoimmune diseases

An association between eating disorders and several autoimmune diseases has been observed in people with different genetic backgrounds.

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, Europe, Finland, World News, Diabetes, Health, Crohn's Disease

Yahoo!

Hidden gene clue to diabetes

WA researchers have helped to discover a hidden "obesity gene" that could change how type 2 diabetes is diagnosed and treated.

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin

Fox News

Study finds genetics play role in hangovers

July 24, 2014: Olalla Gomez, 22, a final-year student of English philology who is also on on the first day of her probation period before getting a contract as temporary waiter, holds a mug of beer in the "Los Capeas" restaurant in downtown Ronda, near Malaga, southern Spain.

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, Genetics, Biology, Science, Alcoholism, Health, University of Missouri

The Wichita Eagle

Robin Williamsa death puts spotlight back on depression

"I felt my whole life had been for nothing," the 40-something writer/blogger said.

Comment?

Related Topix: Depression, Health, Wichita, KS, University of Kansas, Medicine, Sedgwick County, KS

Science Daily

Large-scale study focuses on heavy smokers

A study based on blood samples from more than 55,000 Danes shows a direct correlation between smoking and mortality.

Comment?

Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health

•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••