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Cancer is the first disease where physicians have personalized treatment, matching a tumor's genetics to the appropriate chemotherapy, and now it may be the first in which prevention, too, can be personalized.
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Deep within the labs of a 55,000-square-foot Markham facility, past security checkpoints and under sterile white lights, molecular scientists and botanists are growing a special new medicine using a secret formula given to them by a company in Israel.
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New York, April 23 : Only we, the Homo sapiens, who lived side by side with Neanderthals and Denisovans of Siberia survived and a study offers fresh insights into what gave the modern man the advantage over other extinct humans.
Nobody knows what causes autism, and scientists have all but given up on finding one gene, chemical or brain structure that explains it.
John J. O'Shea, M.D., scientific director at the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases , has been named the 2014 recipient of the Ross Prize in Molecular Medicine, conferred by the Feinstein Institute's peer-reviewed, open-access journal Molecular Medicine.
The mountain pine beetle has wreaked havoc in North America, across forests from the American Southwest to British Columbia and Alberta, with the potential to spread all the way to the Atlantic coast.
Purdue Univ. researchers have identified an important enzyme pathway that helps prevent new cells from receiving too many or too few chromosomes, a condition that has been directly linked to cancer and other diseases.
Purdue Univ. researchers have developed a way to detect and measure cancer levels in a living cell by using tiny gold particles with tails of synthetic DNA.
The food industry is moving from traditional culture to rapid methods to release product faster to the market, according to Merck Millipore.
While many welcome the arrival of warmer temperatures with open arms, people with seasonal allergies and asthma may be bracing themselves with boxes of tissues and asthma medications this season.
The higher education department on Tuesday asked Anuradha Lohia, a professor of biochemistry at Bose Institute, whether she was willing to become the first full-term vice-chancellor of Presidency University, said an official.
This April, seniors Samantha M. Anderson, Trina M. Manalo and Maritza J. Mestre are being honored as finalists for the Ferid Murad Medal , awarded for the first time this year to the senior who has had the most significant scholarly or artistic achievements during his or her time at DePauw.
A computational tool has successfully identified diseases with unknown gene mutations in three separate cases.
Modern humanity's ancient cousins, the Neanderthals , lived in small groups that were isolated from one another, suggests an investigation into their DNA.
Steve Connor is the Science Editor of The Independent. He has won many awards for his journalism, including five-times winner of the prestigious British science writers' award; the David Perlman Award of the American Geophysical Union; twice commended as specialist journalist of the year in the UK Press Awards; UK health journalist of the year and ... (more)
Researchers have found a common link between muscle weakness in alcoholics and mitochondrial disease: mitochondria that are unable to self-repair.