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32 min ago | Science Daily
A new gene therapy has been shown to protect mice from a life-threatening heart condition caused by muscular dystrophy.
4 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
Winter may seem a long way off, but if you're wanting to grow a winter garden, the time to start is now, says Contra Costa Master Gardener Janet Miller.
6 hrs ago | Science Daily
A team led by Dr. Thorsten Eierhoff and Junior Professor Dr. Winfried Romer from the Institute of Biology II, members of the Cluster of Excellence BIOSS Centre for Biological Signalling Studies of the University of Freiburg, has identified a novel mechanism of bacterial invasion: Pseudomonas aeruginosa uses lipids in the cell membrane to make its ... (more)
7 hrs ago | NewsOK.com
The clothing retailer reported a steep drop in quarterly profit on weak sales, but the results still beat Wall Street expectations The mobile Internet services company said China Telecom will offer its vLife technology as part of a mobile cloud platform.
7 hrs ago | WCNC-TV Charlotte
A study shows an experimental treatment for Marburg virus - a close cousin to Ebola - can be given after symptoms of the terrible disease have started to appear.
11 hrs ago | Daily Echo
WHILE most of his friends' grandads are winding down for retirement, Joshua's is preparing to climb a mountain for him.
15 hrs ago | Medical News
New measurements from fish purchased at retail seafood counters in 10 different states show the extent to which mislabeling can expose consumers to unexpectedly high levels of mercury, a harmful pollutant.
18 hrs ago | Medical News
New fundamental knowledge about the regulation of stem cells in the nerve tissue of zebrafish embryos results in surprising insights into neurodegenerative disease processes in the human brain .
18 hrs ago | Medical News
Virginia Commonwealth University has received a federal grant totaling $6.9 million to study the genetics of alcohol abuse and alcoholism - work that may lead to further advances in its treatment, control and prevention.
"We are in a race against time," said Hayden's mother, Kim Watkins. "He could wake up deaf, he could wake up blind, he could wake up not able to move one day."
DNA sequencing of a lupus patient has identified a specific genetic mutation that is causing the disease, opening the way for personalized treatments.
Regulators approved the new drug, Cerdelga, for patients with the Type 1 form of the rare genetic disorder, which causes excess fat to build up in the spleen, liver and bone marrow.
Only those with a certain genotype get added protection from Parkinson's Disease by drinking more coffee; others already have built in protection Researchers at LinkA ping University in Sweden say they have discovered genetic variations in caffeine's protection against Parkinson's Disease.
A SALE family whose son suffers from a rare, life-threatening genetic disorder is helping to raise awareness of the condition through a Jeans For Genes Day.
UC Santa Cruz cancer researcher Seth Rubin has received a $350,000 grant to fund his work toward the development of a new class of drugs for treating breast cancer .
Published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine , the imaging method allows researchers to monitor the effectiveness of a treatment for the life-threatening genetic disorder.
A novel mouse model that closely resembles human NASH has been described by researchers.
Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 09:20 pm
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