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  1. Study reveals flaws in gene testing; results often conflictRead the original story

    26 min ago | The Star

    ... in terms of how tests on the same gene variations are interpreted, said the study leader, Heidi Rehm, genetics lab chief at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. When deciding to get tested, either through a doctor's office or by sending in a swab ...

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  2. New genetic models allow for comprehensive analysis of drivers for osteosarcomaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Medical News

    ... Medical School's Department of Pediatrics. "This model offers the first opportunity to understand and research the genetics and drivers of osteosarcoma." Moriarty partnered with researchers in the lab of David Largaespada, Ph.D., also with the ...

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  3. Researchers use animal models to study how dysfunction of genes contributes to ASD riskRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Medical News

    ... genes exert influence in brain development and function. The findings are published in the journal Human Molecular Genetics . "The overall goal of our study was to generate and directly compare two zebrafish models of ASD, to gain an in vivo ...

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  4. Dozens of Genes in Breast Cancer Tests Lack Link to RiskRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    ... decision-making, said Eric Endicott, a spokesman for the San Diego-based company. Of 12 genes included in Myriad Genetics Inc.'s myRisk breast cancer risk test, three aren't included in the report's list of genes linked to the disease. "In general, ...

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  5. Disease or syndrome: Know the differenceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ABS-CBN News

    ... kanyang bibig," Lee said. The exact cause of Parkinson's is unknown, but is connected to different factors such as genetics, exposure to pesticides and toxins, and in case of boxers, head injury.

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  6. Health Highlights: May 27, 2015Read the original story

    1 hr ago | HON

    Genetic engineering that makes DNA changes that are passed along to future generations should be put on hold until more is known about possible consequences, the Obama administration says. Altering DNA that is passed from parents to children is called germline editing.

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  7. The How, What, And Worth Of Bluebird's LentiGlobinRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Seeking Alpha

    With lifetime treatment cost of SCD of $1M, some analysts believe a reasonable price point for LentiGlobin is $500,000, if it is indeed a one off treatment and cure. Last week, gene therapy biotech company Bluebird Bio submitted an abstract announcing its intention to present clinical data from its lead candidate at the 20th Congress of the European Hematology Association.

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  8. Genetic Testing For Breast CancerRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | MyHighPlains.com

    ... genes including more than 20 for breast cancer. In a paper published in the "New England Journal of Medicine", the genetics experts say there is not enough research to back up risk estimates on many of the genes included in these tests. Study ...

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  9. DOL Publishes New FMLA Forms -- Good Through May 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | JD Supra

    Those sneaky little rascals! While the rest of us were enjoying our Memorial Day holiday, those crazy kids over at the Department of Labor were still working away. This time, they were busy posting the new model FMLA notices and medical certification forms.

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  10. Pumping iron failing to make you leaner? Blame your genesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    You're a regular in the gym's weight room, grunting and sweating in hopes of turning fat into muscle and maybe even losing some weight. And yet your goal eludes you.

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  11. Semen Causes Cancer: Bad Science from the Duggars' Homeschool CultRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Gawker

    The Duggars' homeschool curriculum is full of wisdom , if by wisdom, of course, we mean a phrenetic preacher screaming in tongues about hell. Now, imagine that raving, holy lunatic wants to teach you about cervical cancer and gangrene as it directly relates to lust.

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  12. Research identifies potential proteins to target in osteosarcoma treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... Medical School's Department of Pediatrics. "This model offers the first opportunity to understand and research the genetics and drivers of osteosarcoma." Moriarty partnered with researchers in the lab of David Largaespada, Ph.D., also with the ...

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  13. Team finds differences in RORA levels in brain may contribute to autism sex biasRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    George Washington University researcher Valerie Hu, Ph.D., has found an important sex-dependent difference in the level of RORA protein in brain tissues of males and females. Specifically, females without autism have a slightly higher level of RORA in the frontal cortex of the brain than males without autism, while the levels of the protein are comparably lower in the brain of both males and females with autism.

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  14. Medical research: Subject to reflectionRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Nature

    ... oncology and then recovered following a bone-marrow transplant. In 2008, he started postdoctoral research in cancer genetics at Washington University in St Louis (WUSTL), Missouri. At the time, his adviser, cancer researcher Timothy Ley, was ...

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  15. Fluidigm Corporation Brings Automated Targeted Library Prep To Juno TherapeuticsRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | BioSpace

    Fluidigm Corporation will disclose details of its new automated library preparation application for targeted sequencing, optimized for its JunoTM system, at the upcoming European Human Genetics Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, June 6-9. The new library preparation application will expand genomic coverage capacity by an order of magnitude over current Fluidigm offerings.

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  16. Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.??'s JINARC The First-Ever Treatment...Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | BioSpace

    Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. 's JINARC The First-Ever Treatment Approved In Europe For Adults Living With ADPKD, A Chronic Genetic Kidney Disease JINARCA is the first approved pharmaceutical therapy available in Europe for patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease that targets the underlying pathophysiology of the disease ADPKD is a chronic and progressive genetic disease, which causes cyst proliferation and growth in the kidneys, leading to an increase in kidney size and resulting in complications that include chronic and acute pain, hypertension and kidney failure,1 necessitating dialysis or renal transplant2 In a Phase III clinical trial of patients with ADPKD over a three-year period, the rate of total kidney volume increase over 3 years was significantly less for tolvaptan-treated subjects than for subjects receiving placebo: 2.80% per year vs 5.51% per year, ... (more)

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  17. DeNovo Sciences Signs A Collaboration Agreement With To Use CTCS For Whole Genome SequencingRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | BioSpace

    Plymouth -- DeNovo Sciences, Inc. an innovator of cutting edge products of liquid biopsy, announced a collaborative research agreement with START a San Antonio based Phase I medical oncology program, one of the world's largest of its kind with clinical trial sites on three continents. According to the deal, START will collect blood from cancer patients and use DeNovo instruments and reagents for circulating tumor cells enrichment and purification.

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  18. Wakey wakeyRead the original story

    Yesterday | Nature

    ... until years later. Art and science are not so different. Gregor Mendel was not recognized as the father of modern genetics until decades after his experiments with peas. Such cases sound extreme, but a study offers the presently unloved hope that ...

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  19. Potential flaws in genomics paper scrutinized on TwitterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Nature

    Reanalysis of a study that compared gene expression in mice and humans tests social media as a forum for discussing research results. A recent Twitter conversation that cast doubt on the conclusions of a genomics study has revived a debate about how best to publicly discuss possible errors in research.

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  20. Jorge's Cannabis Encyclopedia: Seed BasicsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | High Times

    A seed contains all the genetic characteristics of a plant. The genetic code contained within a plant dictates whether it is regular, feminized, auto-flowering , or auto-flowering feminized.

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