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Cronkite News reporter Anne M. Shearer holds a picture of her mother, Susan Knudson, who died in June of ovarian cancer.
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A new study published in the scientific journal PLOS Pathogens points out that mice lacking a protein called Tmprss2 are no longer affected by certain flu viruses.
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Silicon Valley's 23andMe said late Thursday that it would comply with the Food and Drug Administration's demand that the company stop marketing health-related genetic tests.
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It's the first time the use of a tool has been documented in reptiles, according to the study published in the current edition of Ethology, Ecology and Evolution.
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Late last month , the FDA demanded 23andMe in a warning letter to stop marketing its DNA testing device.
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After receiving a cease and desist from the FDA and getting slapped with a class action law suit , genetic testing startup 23andMe has announced via blog post that it will not complete health-related reports on kits purchased on or after November 22 - the date the FDA posted its complaint letter - until it's reached regulatory approval.
The first deep dive into a great white shark's genetic code has fished up big surprises behind a design so effective it has barely changed since before dinosaurs roamed.
Now Professor Martin Kupiec and his team at Tel Aviv University's Department of Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology have discovered that the beverages may also have opposite effects on your genome.
Autism spectrum disorder is diagnosed when individuals exhibit characteristic behaviors that include repetitive actions, decreased social interactions, and impaired communication.
NewLink Genetics Corporation , a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing novel immunotherapeutics to improve treatment options for patients with cancer, announced today that Charles J. Link, Jr., M.D., NewLink's Founder and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present at the Oppenheimer 24th Annual ... (more)
Data that details every gene in the DNA of 410 people with Alzheimer's disease can now be studied by researchers, the U.S. National Institutes of Health announced this week.
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According to a report from BBC News , genetic testing company 23andMe has stopped selling its at-home DNA testing kit.
Air pollution and a common genetic makeup may interact to significantly increase a baby's risk for autism, USC scientists found.
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory announces the election of three new members to its Board of Trustees: Rockefeller University Professor and co-chair of the NIH BRAIN Initiative Dr. Cori Bargmann; real estate investor Jeffrey E. Kelter and private equity investor Thomas A. Saunders III.
Genetics testing company 23andMe is finally facing the music. Last month, the Food and Drug Administration fired off a harsh letter to 23andMe, calling for it to stop marketing its services immediately.
A genetic mutation associated with an increased risk of heart disease, Type 2 diabetes and other health problems is common in Africans and people of African descent worldwide, according to a new study.