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Selenium, vitamin E and the tomato nutrient lycopene have been shown to reduce prostate cancer

Selenium, vitamin E and the tomato nutrient lycopene have been shown to reduce prostate cancer

Genetic factors may play a significant role in the racial differences encountered in the epidemiology of breast cancer

Genetic factors may play a significant role in the racial differences encountered in the epidemiology of breast cancer

Africa faces potential increases in breast cancer rates

Africa faces potential increases in breast cancer rates

Inherited traits and tumor mutations affect response to treatment of leukemia

Inherited traits and tumor mutations affect response to treatment of leukemia

Novel mutation in the recently identified LRRK2 gene causes parkinsonism

Novel mutation in the recently identified LRRK2 gene causes parkinsonism

Mother’s depression linked with an increased risk of antisocial behavior in children

Mother’s depression linked with an increased risk of antisocial behavior in children

High levels of homocysteine, an amino acid in the blood, may indicate an increased risk of stroke

High levels of homocysteine, an amino acid in the blood, may indicate an increased risk of stroke

Now significantly easier to search long stretches of DNA for genetic changes associated with disease

Now significantly easier to search long stretches of DNA for genetic changes associated with disease

£2.5 million to support further research into gene therapy for cystic fibrosis

£2.5 million to support further research into gene therapy for cystic fibrosis

New way of viewing genetic variations

New way of viewing genetic variations

Fathers' genes play an equal part in the spread of eczema

Fathers' genes play an equal part in the spread of eczema

Women now making up nearly half of the 37.2 million adults (aged 15-49) living with HIV worldwide

Women now making up nearly half of the 37.2 million adults (aged 15-49) living with HIV worldwide

Troponin genes offer new insights to familial heart failure

Troponin genes offer new insights to familial heart failure

New insight into how our body cells block the development of cancer

New insight into how our body cells block the development of cancer

Urinary incontinence is passed down from mother to daughter

Urinary incontinence is passed down from mother to daughter

New insight into the role of the breast cancer gene known as BRCA2

New insight into the role of the breast cancer gene known as BRCA2

A single change in a person’s DNA can contribute to a range of life-shortening risk factors

A single change in a person’s DNA can contribute to a range of life-shortening risk factors

Scientists have devised a novel way to repair one of the genetic mutations that causes ataxia-telangiectasia

Scientists have devised a novel way to repair one of the genetic mutations that causes ataxia-telangiectasia

Gene responsible for a rare form of dystonia known as rapid-onset dystonia parkinsonism identified

Gene responsible for a rare form of dystonia known as rapid-onset dystonia parkinsonism identified

Protein that causes juvenile Batten disease also plays a key role in normal cell function

Protein that causes juvenile Batten disease also plays a key role in normal cell function