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3 hrs ago | Mental Help Net
Some obese people have a genetic mutation that seems to ramp up the reward centers in their brains when they see food, researchers report.
7 hrs ago | GlobeNewswire
Myriad Genetics, Inc. today announced that it will issue financial results for the fiscal fourth quarter and full year 2014 as well as provide financial guidance for fiscal year 2015 following the close of market on Tuesday, August 12, 2014.
11 hrs ago | PE Hub
Technology investor Mercia Fund Management portfolio company Oxford Genetics Ltd , has secured further funds.
15 hrs ago | Medical News Today
Microorganisms like bacteria and fungi can evade treatment by acquiring mutations in the genes targeted by antibiotics or antifungal drugs.
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Home genetics startup 23andMe has secured a $1.4 million two-year grant from the National Institutes of Health to build survey tools and expand its gene database.
From the Division of Human Genetics, Department of Integrated Genetics, National Institute of Genetics, Mishima, Japan ; Department of Human Genetics, Institute of Health Biosciences, The University of Tokushima Graduate School, Tokushima, Japan ; Department of Neurosurgery, Neurological Institute, Tokyo Women's Medical University, Tokyo, Japan ; ... (more)
The utilization of whole-genome sequencing data and imputation to enable the discovery of rarer, more penetrant genetic associations; and Enablement of external non-23andMe researchers to access aggregate de-identified data from the 23andMe database to further accelerate the pace of human genetic research.
Achalasia is a rare disease - it affects 1 in 100,000 people - characterized by a loss of nerve cells in the esophageal wall.
A novel study shows that the age girls reach puberty is influenced by 'imprinted genes' - a subset of genes whose activity differs depending on which parent contributes the gene.
Annals of Human Genetics , tracks the worldwide spread of beneficial blood cell gene variant as it spread from Africa to everyone around the world.
Creating a successful vaccine against two members of the family, the sexually transmitted herpes simplex virus 1 and 2 , has proven to be challenging.
The American Journal of Human Genetics , Vol. 93, No. 4. , pp. 607-619, doi:10.1016/j.ajhg.2013.09.001 Copy number variation is an important determinant of human diversity and plays important roles in susceptibility to disease.
Take a look at several domesticated mammal species and you might spot a number of similarities between them, including those cute floppy ears.
Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine report variants in a new gene , PLXNA4, which may increase the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease .
The tough but unpopular cousins of two favorite food crops have yielded their genetic secrets.
Researchers explain why genetic fertility problems can persist in a population. Some 15% of adults suffer from fertility problems, many of these due to genetic factors.
Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 02:36 pm
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