Genetic Diseases (269 News)

Breast Cancer Gene Mutation is not a "Feminine' Issue"

Oct 8, 2018 9:00 am
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Cancer is one of the leading causes of death among Americans. At least 10 percent of cancers are caused by inherited mutations in genes such as BRC...

Lumoxiti, the First New Treatment Option for HCL's Patients in Over 20 Years

Sep 26, 2018 12:00 pm
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AstraZeneca and MedImmune, its global biologics research and development arm, announced today that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has appro...

Parents should Pay Attention to the Food that they Give to their hereditary fructose intolerance (HFI) Babies

Sep 25, 2018 1:00 pm
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Babies with inherited intolerance of fructose face a risk of acute liver failure if they are fed certain widely available formulas containing fruct...

Using CRISPR Technology to Repair a Genetic Defect in a Human Embryo !!

Sep 24, 2018 10:00 am
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A team of researchers in China has used a form of the CRISPR gene editing technique to repair a genetic defect in a viable human embryo. In their pape...

Missense Genetic Mutation in the TBX2 Gene is to Blame for the Serious Clinical Manifestation in Patients

Sep 22, 2018 10:00 am
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It all began with one young patient; a 7-year old boy who was born without a thymus, an important organ of the immune system, and without functiona...

Obstetricians/Gynecologists are Wondering about the Importance of Prenatal Genetic Testes !!

Sep 19, 2018 12:00 pm
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Decades ago, pregnant women had to wait about 40 weeks before knowing much about their baby. But swiftly moving technology offers increasingly deta...

CRISPR Gene-Editing Technique May Help Stopping Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Progression

Sep 18, 2018 10:00 am
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DALLAS – Aug. 30, 2018 – Scientists for the first time have used CRISPR gene editing to halt the progression of Duchenne muscular dystroph...

Genetic Mutations Could Play a Vital Role in Improving Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer Patients

Sep 17, 2018 10:00 am
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Scientists have discovered a link between certain genetic mutations, the aggressiveness of prostate cancer, risk of developing the disease and poorer ...

Metastatic Breast Cancer May Caused by a Master Gene Regulator

Sep 12, 2018 10:00 am
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LA JOLLA—A team at the Salk Institute has identified a master switch that appears to control the dynamic behavior of tumor cells that makes some...

Uncovering a Gene Mutation Leads to Pachygyria in Children

Sep 8, 2018 10:00 am
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Ashleigh Schaffer, PhD, assistant professor of genetics at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, and a team of global genetics experts h...

The Modified Penetrance Hypothesis

Sep 6, 2018 11:00 am
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Researchers at the New York Genome Center (NYGC) and Columbia University's Department of Systems Biology have uncovered a molecular mechanism behi...

A Single Targeted Protein for The Treatment of Several Types of Cancer

Sep 1, 2018 11:00 am
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A protein in the cell nucleus already targeted therapeutically for several types of cancer has now been linked to an aggressive form of pediatric live...

A New Obstacle Facing The Use of Gene Editing in Embryos

Aug 27, 2018 12:00 pm
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New research led by the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) and the University of Adelaide has uncovered a significant hur...

Rare Type of Cells in the Human Airway Might Be the Future Target for Cystic Fibrosis Therapy

Aug 15, 2018 11:00 am
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In separate studies published online in Nature on Aug. 1, two independent research teams report the discovery of a new, rare type of cell in the hu...

Identifying Enzymes Play Key Role in DNA Replication That May Be Potential Targets for Development Chemotherapeutic Drugs

Aug 14, 2018 11:00 am
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Loss of TLK1 and TLK2 results in extensive DNA damage during DNA replication and in cancer cell death. Depletion of TLK1/2 enhances the effectiveness ...

The Development Of CRISPR Technology

Aug 14, 2018 10:00 am
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Among the most significant scientific advances in recent years are the discovery and development of new ways to genetically modify living things using...

A Novel Computational Method to Track Cancer Metastasis

Aug 12, 2018 11:00 am
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Princeton researchers have developed a new computational method that increases the ability to track the spread of cancer cells from one part of the bo...

Only Sequencing Fetal DNA is Enough !!

Aug 11, 2018 12:00 pm
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Sequencing the fetal DNA that circulates in a pregnant woman’s blood holds promise for modern genomic medicine, according to a review article by...

Gens And Its Role In Fertility

Aug 7, 2018 10:00 am
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When Joan Jorgensen was an undergraduate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, her roommate confided that she had just one period before going throu...

Telomers and Diseases

Aug 1, 2018 10:00 am
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A team of Sydney scientists has made a groundbreaking discovery in telomere biology, with implications for conditions ranging from cancer to ageing...


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