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Chemotherapy aimed at both cancer cells and their genetically normal cellular 'microenvironment' might improve the success of breast cancer treatment

Chemotherapy aimed at both cancer cells and their genetically normal cellular 'microenvironment' might improve the success of breast cancer treatment

U.S. scientists have found the genetic basis for one form of sudden infant death syndrome

U.S. scientists have found the genetic basis for one form of sudden infant death syndrome

Recently amended draft Human Tissue Bill remains confused and will endanger the continuation of vital medical research

Recently amended draft Human Tissue Bill remains confused and will endanger the continuation of vital medical research

First international server to analyze genetic diversity on a large scale

First international server to analyze genetic diversity on a large scale

New compound that is designed to overcome Gleevec resistance

New compound that is designed to overcome Gleevec resistance

Should the results of genetic tests be considered personal

Should the results of genetic tests be considered personal

DNA left overs, new mechanism for evolution

DNA left overs, new mechanism for evolution

Children and adolescents who consistently watch television for 2 hours or more a day are at an increased risk of being overweight

Children and adolescents who consistently watch television for 2 hours or more a day are at an increased risk of being overweight

Ghrelin may help reduce obsesity in children with genetic disorder

Ghrelin may help reduce obsesity in children with genetic disorder

Statement on HHS announcement on Stem Cell Bank

Statement on HHS announcement on Stem Cell Bank

A drug derived from an ocean-growing sponge helps prevent the growth of cancer cells

A drug derived from an ocean-growing sponge helps prevent the growth of cancer cells

Research may help predict risk for prostate cancer based on gene expression patterns

Research may help predict risk for prostate cancer based on gene expression patterns

Adults with asthma may have an increased risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Adults with asthma may have an increased risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

New hereditary spastic paraplegia research

New hereditary spastic paraplegia research

New guidelines for pulmonary arterial hypertension caution the use of calcium channel blockers

New guidelines for pulmonary arterial hypertension caution the use of calcium channel blockers

Increasing evidence a virus may play a role in breast cancer

Increasing evidence a virus may play a role in breast cancer

Genetic mutation is a major contributor to type 1 diabetes

Genetic mutation is a major contributor to type 1 diabetes

Role of environmental risks in the development of autism

Role of environmental risks in the development of autism

DNA testing of one millionth sheep for scrapie susceptibility

DNA testing of one millionth sheep for scrapie susceptibility

Ohio State budget cuts jeopardize medical coverage

Ohio State budget cuts jeopardize medical coverage