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Genetic variation that doubles the risk for rheumatoid arthritis

Genetic variation that doubles the risk for rheumatoid arthritis

Microchip to track genetic signature of cancer and normal tissue

Microchip to track genetic signature of cancer and normal tissue

Genes account for approximately 30 percent of longevity in humans

Genes account for approximately 30 percent of longevity in humans

Prostate and kidney cancer can be detected in urine

Prostate and kidney cancer can be detected in urine

Discovery of a gene-expression signature common to distinct types of cancer

Discovery of a gene-expression signature common to distinct types of cancer

£4 million of funding into pharmacogenetics

£4 million of funding into pharmacogenetics

Genetically engineering viruses to carry a suicide gene into ovarian cancer cells

Genetically engineering viruses to carry a suicide gene into ovarian cancer cells

Key signal in mice that tells stem cells to commit to becoming fat cells

Key signal in mice that tells stem cells to commit to becoming fat cells

UK pharmacogenetics research - how genetic makeup can affect response to different drugs

UK pharmacogenetics research - how genetic makeup can affect response to different drugs

Australian frog could boost the prospects of maintaining human muscle strength into old age

Australian frog could boost the prospects of maintaining human muscle strength into old age

New gene found in genetic wasteland

New gene found in genetic wasteland

Stimulation or drugs that target the pro-opiomelanocortin system will be effective in treating diabetes or obesity

Stimulation or drugs that target the pro-opiomelanocortin system will be effective in treating diabetes or obesity

Exposure to excess hormones in the womb increases risk of heart disease and diabetes

Exposure to excess hormones in the womb increases risk of heart disease and diabetes

Recommended guidelines to govern genetic testing in Europe

Recommended guidelines to govern genetic testing in Europe

£11.5m for new structural proteomics research

£11.5m for new structural proteomics research

3dgenome program should lead to a breakthrough in our understanding of how our genome functions

3dgenome program should lead to a breakthrough in our understanding of how our genome functions

Potential new strategy for blocking tumor growth

Potential new strategy for blocking tumor growth

Obesity must be acknowledged as a disease

Obesity must be acknowledged as a disease

Statins don't always lower cholesterol

Statins don't always lower cholesterol

Atrial fibrillation may be hereditary

Atrial fibrillation may be hereditary