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Scientists have long speculated that mosaicism- a biological phenomenon in which cells within the same person have a different genetic makeup- plays a bigger role in the transmission of rare disease mutations than is currently known.
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George Freeman, Minister for Life Sciences, unveils the plaque to open the new Centrum Building at the Norwich Research Park.
The benefit of Baxter International Inc's experimental immune deficiency therapy, HyQvia, outweighs the risks, an advisory committee to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration concluded on Thursday.
Cambridge will secure its status as the world leader for genetic research into cancer and rare diseases thanks to a 300 million investment.
The findings advance fundamental understanding of DNA damage by the UV rays found in sunlight.
They may not have had fast food, TVs or cigarettes, but people of ancient times commonly developed clogged heart arteries -- and a new research review speculates on some reasons why.
Just as no two people possess the same genetic makeup, a recent study has shown that no two single tumor cells in breast cancer patients have an identical genome.
Some obese people have a genetic mutation that seems to ramp up the reward centers in their brains when they see food, researchers report.
Today, his genetic problem would be caught at birth through a newborn screening available in 21 states.
In this June 19, 2014 photo, bison graze inside Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming.
Our brain's response to the sight of food appears to be driven more by how low our blood sugar level is at the moment than our upbringing or genetics.
The two-year grant from the National Institutes of Health will help the company build survey tools and expand its gene database The two-year grant from the National Institutes of Health will help the company build survey tools and expand its gene database Home genetics startup 23andMe has secured a $1.4-million two-year grant from the National ... (more)
Achalasia is a rare disease - it affects 1 in 100,000 people - characterized by a loss of nerve cells in the esophageal wall.
Little Evelyn Nolan has a rare genetic condition that affects just one in 168 million people pictures by Ian Hinchliffe TO HER parents she is the world but to the world little Evelyn Nolan is literally one in 168 million.
Years ago, journalists who had breast cancer fought with words to inform other women with breast cancer that, in many cases, they didn't need a mastectomy.
The genome of Solanum pennellii, a wild relative of the domestic tomato, has been published by an international group of researchers.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 08:04 am
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