Genetics News and Research

Latest Genetics News and Research

Gene mutation causes Parkinson's disease in some families

Gene mutation causes Parkinson's disease in some families

New evidence supports value of fruits and vegetables in reducing breast cancer risk

New evidence supports value of fruits and vegetables in reducing breast cancer risk

Lag-3 gene dampens immune responses by controlling regulatory T-cell function

Lag-3 gene dampens immune responses by controlling regulatory T-cell function

Discovery of the gene for a form of Joubert Syndrome

Discovery of the gene for a form of Joubert Syndrome

Researchers trim count of human genes to 20,000-25,000

Researchers trim count of human genes to 20,000-25,000

Gene variations explain why people with type 2 diabetes are at much greater risk for coronary artery disease

Gene variations explain why people with type 2 diabetes are at much greater risk for coronary artery disease

Genetic research offers insight into Sjögren's syndrome and the general developmental machinery of the immune system

Genetic research offers insight into Sjögren's syndrome and the general developmental machinery of the immune system

Researchers identify a protein that could banish allergies

Researchers identify a protein that could banish allergies

Single nucleotide polymorphisms and forensic genetics, maybe not such a perfect combination

Single nucleotide polymorphisms and forensic genetics, maybe not such a perfect combination

Organic molecules spontaneously organize themselves into large spherical structures

Organic molecules spontaneously organize themselves into large spherical structures

Recommendations made for new research to settle questions on in vitro fertilization (IVF)

Recommendations made for new research to settle questions on in vitro fertilization (IVF)

Genetic predictions may bring “quantum leap” in breast cancer treatment success

Genetic predictions may bring “quantum leap” in breast cancer treatment success

Possible link between elevated calcium levels in older neurons and aging-related disorders of the brain

Possible link between elevated calcium levels in older neurons and aging-related disorders of the brain

Researchers are one step closer to understanding how high carbohydrate diets lead to obesity and diabetes

Researchers are one step closer to understanding how high carbohydrate diets lead to obesity and diabetes

Brain protein called MC4R that plays a role in the urge to eat has now been found to influence appetite in a second way

Brain protein called MC4R that plays a role in the urge to eat has now been found to influence appetite in a second way

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

No convincing evidence that breast implants effect development of connective tissue disorders

No convincing evidence that breast implants effect development of connective tissue disorders

More efficient method to sequence the human genome

More efficient method to sequence the human genome

Comprehensive study raises questions about "demethylation" agents

Comprehensive study raises questions about "demethylation" agents

Discovery of fundamental mechanism within cells that link obesity and type 2 diabetes

Discovery of fundamental mechanism within cells that link obesity and type 2 diabetes