Genetics News and Research

Latest Genetics News and Research

Genetic mutations could collectively raise bowel cancer risk

Genetic mutations could collectively raise bowel cancer risk

Discovery of a new blindness gene

Discovery of a new blindness gene

Scientists have identified the gene which produces the hereditary Park8 variant of Parkinson’s

Scientists have identified the gene which produces the hereditary Park8 variant of Parkinson’s

Gene regulated by need to process proteins linked to enlargement of protein processing factory

Gene regulated by need to process proteins linked to enlargement of protein processing factory

Possible treatment for the fatal lung disease idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Possible treatment for the fatal lung disease idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Genetic link suggested in deaths from cardiac valve diseases

Genetic link suggested in deaths from cardiac valve diseases

Study results suggest that metronidazole and clindamycin differ in their effects on microbes in women with bacterial vaginosis

Study results suggest that metronidazole and clindamycin differ in their effects on microbes in women with bacterial vaginosis

Diabetic or obese patients suffering advanced heart failure have higher levels of fat embedded in their hearts

Diabetic or obese patients suffering advanced heart failure have higher levels of fat embedded in their hearts

Protein important to nerve development serves the dual purpose of stimulating the growth of blood vessels

Protein important to nerve development serves the dual purpose of stimulating the growth of blood vessels

New rapid gonorrhea test that does not require collection

New rapid gonorrhea test that does not require collection

Gene found to defend against environmental pollutants and pulmonary emphysema

Gene found to defend against environmental pollutants and pulmonary emphysema

Researchers help define Apolipoprotein E's role in the formation of amyloid brain lesions and the memory loss associated with Alzheimer's disease

Researchers help define Apolipoprotein E's role in the formation of amyloid brain lesions and the memory loss associated with Alzheimer's disease

Gene silencing may provide hope for leukemia sufferers

Gene silencing may provide hope for leukemia sufferers

New role for a key protein involved in muscle contraction

New role for a key protein involved in muscle contraction

Discovery affirms potential of stem cells for the development of possible therapies for spinal cord injury and nervous system disorders

Discovery affirms potential of stem cells for the development of possible therapies for spinal cord injury and nervous system disorders

Interaction of nervous system proteins help researchers better understand age-related memory and hearing loss

Interaction of nervous system proteins help researchers better understand age-related memory and hearing loss

Genetic evidence to support an inherited tendency to retain salt

Genetic evidence to support an inherited tendency to retain salt

Red wine delivered though an aerosol for COPD, asthma, and possibly even arthritis

Red wine delivered though an aerosol for COPD, asthma, and possibly even arthritis

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

Micro-array technology is revolutionising current drug development

Micro-array technology is revolutionising current drug development