Genetics Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Large study pinpoints synapse genes with major roles in severe childhood epilepsiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... roots of severe epilepsies. The scientists reported their results online today in the American Journal of Human Genetics . Two international research consortia collaborated on the study-the Epi4K/EPGP Consortium, funded by the National Institute of ...

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  2. Mutations cause chaos in the brain - new genes identified with key...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Medical News Today

    ... Antwerp University; one of the former project leaders of the European EuroEPINOMICS consortium; and member of the Genetics Commission of the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE): "Combining data sets of three large consortia has proven to be ...

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  3. Obesity isn't sole cause of type 2 diabetesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | KFVS12

    ... genetic mutations, a lesser-known hormone called amylin, as well as disturbances in the body's natural clock. "Genetics is a big factor in type 2 diabetes. Certain ethnic groups get type 2 diabetes at much higher rates, and at much younger ages than ...

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  4. What You Need to Know About SchizophreniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | US News & World Report

    ... are not about fate - they're about risk," says Weinberger, who is also a professor of psychiatry, neuroscience and genetics at Hopkins. Environment - in a complicated interaction with genes - likely accounts for 20 to 40 percent of the risk for ...

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  5. Riddle to Fairfield family's mysterious illness solved by Yale researchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Fairfield Citizen-News

    ... son.'' The Yale research that led to the discovery recently became public when it was published in the Nature Genetics journal earlier this month. Drewniak was admitted to Yale- New Haven Hospital in July 2012 with a high fever, respiratory distress ...

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  6. Journal retracts bipolar study with 'fabricated' dataRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... The 2013 study co-authored by French national Alain Malafosse, the former head of Geneva University's psychiatry genetics unit, had reported a link between maltreatment in childhood and genetic changes associated with bipolar disorder in adulthood. ...

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  7. The Reason Why Some People Really Don't Like The Taste Of Alcohol, Pennsylvania State UniversityRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | BioSpace

    ... Agricultural Sciences . In the first study to show that the sensations from sampled alcohol vary as a function of genetics, researchers focused on three chemosensory genes -- two bitter-taste receptor genes known as TAS2R13 and TAS2R38 and a burn ...

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  8. Women outnumbered men throughout history: StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | The Times of India

    ... the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Germany. The paper appeared in the journal Investigative Genetics.

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  9. Genetic, developmental and anatomical basis of natural selection for sensory structuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | EurekAlert!

    ... especially in these bats. We'll explore the anatomy of which organs takes up more space, how that is related to genetics and to embryonic development and the ecological niche the animal thrives in. We'll ask what natural selection is working on to ...

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  10. Protein controlling gut's protective force field identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | EurekAlert!

    ... has known links to Crohn's disease. "In this research we've used the Sanger Institute's expertise in mouse genetics to look at the microbiota in the context of a whole system and in extraordinary detail on a cellular level using organoids," says Dr ...

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  11. ADHD: The Newest Research on Causes, Diagnoses, Risks, and TreatmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Patch.com

    ... were causing them to have stress headaches? The researchers had to rule out the possibility that ti was solely genetics that were causing the new baby to later develop ADHD. Another recent study found a strong correlation between childhood physical ...

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  12. Philippe Gros Awarded Royal Society's McLaughlin MedalRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 23 | McGill University

    ... and a James McGill professor in the Department of Biochemistry, is being recognized for groundbreaking work in genetics. He is among the 17 Canadian researchers who have been honoured with an RSC medal or award this year. Widely acknowledged as an ...

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  13. Genetic factors influence consumption of alcoholic beveragesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Medical News

    How people perceive and taste alcohol depends on genetic factors, and that influences whether they "like" and consume alcoholic beverages, according to researchers in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences. In the first study to show that the sensations from sampled alcohol vary as a function of genetics, researchers focused on three chemosensory genes -- two bitter-taste receptor genes known as TAS2R13 and TAS2R38 and a burn receptor gene , TRPV1.

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  14. Death of infant solves a 45-year-old medical mysteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | WWLP

    ... a coincidence." Undaunted, they relied upon cutting edge-technology, performed by Dr. Richard Lifton, Chairman of Genetics at Yale. It enabled researchers to study all the genes in the body at the same time in rapid time. Dr. Romberg said, "there is ...

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    Thursday Sep 25 | Fairfield Citizen-News

    ... son.'' The Yale research that led to the discovery recently became public when it was published in the Nature Genetics journal earlier this month. Drewniak was admitted to Yale-New Haven Hospital in July 2012 with a high fever, respiratory distress ...

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  16. Research Shows Alcohol Consumption Influenced by GenesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | GantDaily.com

    How people perceive and taste alcohol depends on genetic factors, and that influences whether they "like" and consume alcoholic beverages, according to researchers in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences . In the first study to show that the sensations from sampled alcohol vary as a function of genetics, researchers focused on three chemosensory genes - two bitter-taste receptor genes known as TAS2R13 and TAS2R38 and a burn receptor gene, TRPV1.

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  17. More women take genetic breast cancer tests after Angelina Jolie reveals surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Cambridge Evening News

    ... increased two and a half times compared with the same period in 2012. Dr Marc Tischkowitz, consultant in clinical genetics at Addenbrooke's, said they had seen a significant rise since the actress made her operation public. "We've certainly seen an ...

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  18. Genetic variations affect alcohol consumption, drinking sensationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Medical News Today

    ... three minutes. "Ours is the first study to show that the sensations from sampled alcohol vary as a function of genetics," said Hayes. "The present data are wholly consistent with prior speculation that taste-gene variants and alcohol intake are ...

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  19. Genetic driver of inflammation uncovered, used to prevent and treat liver cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Medical News Today

    ... NF-kB signaling," says Sarkar, Harrison Endowed Scholar in Cancer Research and member of the Cancer Molecular Genetics research program at VCU Massey Cancer Center, Blick Scholar and associate professor in the Department of Human and Molecular ...

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  20. Genetics and breast cancer - Younger women can have a higher riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    ... that the problem could be genetic. Another clue is a diagnosis of breast or ovarian cancer before the age of 50. Genetics also is suspect when rare cancers are found in two or more family members, or the same type of cancer in several family ...

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