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  1. When genes are expressed in reverse: Discovered a regulatory mechanism of antisense DNARead the original story

    6 min ago | Biology News Net

    ... of its functions is known, but today a co-directed work by Manel Esteller, Director of the Program Epigenetics and Biology of Cancer (PEBC) Institute of Biomedical Research of Bellvitge (IDIBELL), Professor of Genetics at the University of Barcelona ...

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  2. Sex offending may be in our genes but that won't help us prevent itRead the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago | Mail on Sunday

    Woman who spent 30 YEARS fighting debilitating cerebral palsy and undergoing operations discovers she has been misdiagnosed - and almost all of her symptoms can be cured by just one pill Mother sues officers 'who stripped naked her 20-year-old daughter's dead body to take sick photos of her after fatal car crash' Former child actor goes public with sickening rape allegations against top Hollywood acting coach who 'sexually assaulted her when she was just 13' Protesters swarm Baltimore streets as Justice Department begins investigation into Freddie Gray case and city suspends six officers in wake of his suspicious death Is Yelp scared of a bad review? Company on the defensive as filmmaker nears completion of documentary exposing website's 'extortion' of small businesses Watches and gems stuffed in socks, the paranoid final hours of Robin Williams: Documentary claims Parkinson's suffering ... (more)

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  3. Blue Bell says it's still trying to pinpoint listeria causeRead the original story

    12 min ago | CBS 3 Springfield

    A massive recall has brought more attention and put more pressure on a century-old Texas ice cream company that has been searching to discover how its products became linked to a deadly string of listeria cases. Blue Bell Creameries said Tuesday, a day after recalling all its products, that it is getting closer to pinpointing the cause of the contamination.

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  4. US cancer institute, software firm reach deals in CubaRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Buenos Aires Herald

    A US cancer research center and a software company have reached agreements with Cuban partners during a two-day trade mission to Cuba led by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo in the first trip of its kind since the rapprochement between the longtime adversaries. The Roswell Park Cancer Institute of Buffalo, New York, signed an agreement with Cuba's Center for Molecular Immunology to develop a lung cancer vaccine with a clinical trial in the United States, Roswell Chief Executive Officer Candace Johnson said.

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  5. US Cancer Center, Software Firm Strike Deals in CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Voice of America

    New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks with his delegation and Cuban officials as they visit a port's container terminal in the Bay of Mariel, Cuba, April 21, 2015. A U.S. cancer research center and a software company reached agreements with Cuban partners during a two-day trade mission to Cuba led by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo in the first trip of its kind since the rapprochement between the longtime adversaries.

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  6. 40 endangered plant species battle to survive amid growing tourists footfall, agriculture: MSU studyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Indian Express

    As many as 40 rare and endangered plant species found in different regions of Gujarat are on the verge of extinction, and several of them may no longer be located in a few years from now if proper steps are not taken towards their conservation, a field study conducted by the Botany Department of the MS University has concluded. Among these plants is a rare finding: the only insectivorous plant ever sighted in Gujarat which is also the only one of its kind in the world.

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  7. Start-up offers low-cost breast cancer genetic testRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CBS News

    A Silicon Valley-based start-up called Color Genomics is offering an at-home DNA saliva test to detect gene mutations linked to breast and ovarian cancer. Priced at just $249, the home test will offer a much cheaper alternative to genetic testing at a doctor's office, which can cost as much as $4,000.

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  8. Low-cost cancer tests show promiseRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    MaryClaire King, a geneticist whose work led to the discovery of a gene that carries an added risk for breast cancer, has called for testing to be offered to all American women 30 and older April 21: A Silicon Valley start-up with some big-name backers is threatening to upend genetic screening for breast and ovarian cancer by offering a test on a sample of saliva that is so inexpensive that most women could get it. At the same time, the nation's two largest clinical laboratories, Quest Diagnostics and LabCorp, normally bitter rivals, are joining with French researchers to pool their data to better interpret mutations in the two main breast cancer risk genes, known as BRCA1 and BRCA2.

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  9. Why do we Develop Allergies in Adulthood?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | India.com

    A few months ago when I started developing a "Hitch-like" allergic reaction to a lip balm I had been using religiously for years, I started to panic. By age 24, you would think I had a handle on my body and its thrilling array of issues and ailments, but I had never been afflicted with any allergies before.

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  10. [Focus] Rounding up the usual suspects in O2 sensing: CO, NO, and H2SRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Science

    Oxygen sensing by the carotid body is essential in vertebrates to adapt to reduced arterial oxygen tension. In this issue of Science Signaling , Yuan et al .

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  11. Roswell Park signs vaccine deal with Cuban centerRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Roswell Park Cancer Institute has signed a deal with a Cuban cancer center to develop a new lung cancer vaccine. Though hospital officials back in Buffalo were unable to confirm the deal, Reuters is reporting Roswell Park CEO Candace Johnson signed an agreement Tuesday with Cuba's Center for Molecular Immunology to develop a lung cancer vaccine with a clinical trial in the United States.

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  12. The Burgeoning Field of Ablatogenomics [Editorials]Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Circulation

    Correspondence to Gregory M. Marcus, MD, MAS, University of California at San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Ave, M1180B, San Francisco, CA 94143. E-mail Guidance of medical therapy on the basis of genetic carrier status, termed pharmacogenomics, has been increasingly used with success in other fields of medicine.

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  13. Association of Rare Loss-Of-Function Alleles in HAL, Serum Histidine: ...Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Circulation

    From the Human Genetics Center and Division of Biostatistics , School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston; Human Genome Sequencing Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX ; Department of Epidemiology and Department of Internal Medicine , Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, the Netherlands; Cardiovascular Health Research Unit , Department of Epidemiology , and Department of Health Services , University of Washington, Seattle; Jackson Heart Study and Department of Physiology and Biophysics , University of Mississippi Medical Center Jackson, Metabolon, Inc., Durham, NC ; and Group Health Research Institute, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA .

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  14. Beneficial Outcome of Losartan Therapy Depends on Type of FBN1...Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Circulation

    From the Departments of Cardiology , Radiology , Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics , and Medical Biochemistry , Academic Medical Center Amsterdam, Amsterdam; Interuniversity Cardiology Institute of the Netherlands, Utrecht ; Departments of Pathology and Clinical Genetics , VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam; Department of Cardiology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center, Nijmegen ; Department of Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden ; and Department of Cardiology, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, the Netherlands . Correspondence to G. Pals, PhD, VU University Medical Center, Department of Clinical Genetics, De Boelelaan 1117, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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  15. PLA2G10 Gene Variants, sPLA2 Activity, and Coronary Heart Disease Risk [Original Articles]Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Circulation

    From the Center for Cardiovascular Genetics, Institute of Cardiovascular Science , and Genetic Epidemiology Group, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health , University College London, London, UK; Unitat de Recerca en LA pids i Arteriosclerosi, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, CIBERDEM, IISPV, Reus, Spain ; Genomics and Pathophysiology of Cardiovascular Diseases Team, ICAN, Sorbonne UniversitA s, UPMC University Paris 06, INSERM UMR_S 1166, Paris, France ; Molecular Genetics Department, Novo Nordisk A/S, Copenhagen, Denmark ; Center for Molecular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Karolinska University Hospital Solna, Stockholm, Sweden ; Atherosclerosis Research Unit, Department of Medicine Solna , and Cardiothoracic Surgery Unit, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery , Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden; Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public ... (more)

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  16. Genome-Wide Association Study for Endothelial Growth Factors [Original Articles]Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Circulation

    From the Framingham Heart Study, MA ; Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel, Institute of Epidemiology, Kiel, Germany ; Department of Neurology , Division of Graduate Medical Sciences , Department of Medicine , Section of Epidemiology and Prevention, School of Medicine , Department of Mathematics , and Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health , Boston University, MA; Interfaculty Institute for Genetics and Functional Genomics , Section Study of Health in Pomerania - Clinical-Epidemiological Research, Institute for Community Medicine , and Institute for Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine , University Medicine, Greifswald, Germany; Cardiovascular Division, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN ; and German Center of Cardiovascular Research, Partner Site Greifswald, Germany Correspondence to Wolfgang Lieb, MD, Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel, Institute of Epidemiology, ... (more)

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  17. Systems Biology With High-Throughput Sequencing Reveals Genetic...Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Circulation

    ... and parental rats. Phenotypic and expression quantitative trait loci (eQTL) were mapped. Application of systems biology methods identified 17 candidate MetS genes. Several putative causal cis -eQTL were identified corresponding with phenotypic QTL ...

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  18. SH2B3 Is a Genetic Determinant of Cardiac Inflammation and Fibrosis [Original Articles]Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Circulation

    From the Human and Molecular Genetics Center , Departments of Physiology , Dermatology , and Pediatrics , Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee; Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA ; Department of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disease at MedImmune, Cambridge, United Kingdom ; and Lillehei Heart Institute, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis . Correspondence to Howard J. Jacob, PhD, Human and Molecular Genetics Center, 8701 Watertown Plank Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53226.

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  19. Potential Phenotype-Genotype Correlation in Marfan Syndrome: When Less is More? [Editorials]Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Circulation

    From the Departments of Pediatrics, Medicine and Molecular Biology and Genetics, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, William S. Smilow Center for Marfan Syndrome Research, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD. Correspondence to Harry Dietz, MD, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Institute of Genetic Medicine and Smilow Center for Marfan Syndrome Research, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 733 N Broadway, MRB 539, Baltimore, MD 21205.

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  20. Cardiac Transcriptome and Dilated Cardiomyopathy Genes in Zebrafish [Original Articles]Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Circulation

    From the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology , Information Technology , Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics , Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine , and Division of Cardiovascular Diseases , Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN; Division of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, University of Maryland Greenebaum Cancer Center, Baltimore ; and Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore . Correspondence to Xiaolei Xu, PhD, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905.

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