Genetic Diseases (40 News)

Rising Hope for Children With Rare Bone Disease

Sep 13, 2017 2:00 pm
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Patients with multiple hereditary exostoses (MHE) -- a rare disease that causes the growth of multiple benign bone tumors -- have limited treatment op...

Long, mysterious strips of RNA affect sperm count

Sep 7, 2017 10:30 am
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Scientists have found distinctive portions of genetic material -- known as lncRNAs -- that help sperm develop. Male mice lacking a particular lncRNA h...

Cancer drug may benefit patients with inherited form of kidney disease

Sep 4, 2017 4:00 pm
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A cancer drug called bosutinib may inhibit the growth of cysts in patients with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD), according to a s...

Gene therapy using ‘junk DNA’ could lower risk for heart disease

Sep 2, 2017 6:00 pm
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Scientists from UCLA and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute successfully used a gene that suppresses cholesterol levels as part of a treatment to red...

One step closer in explaining MS relapse during upper respiratory infection

Aug 28, 2017 8:00 pm
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For most of us, the flu is just the flu. We suffer through it for several days, and eventually bounce back. But for patients with multiple sclerosis (...

Fishing for New Disease Causing Mutations in the 'dark genome'!

Aug 16, 2017 2:30 pm
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Summary: Researchers have developed a new methodology for identifying disease-causing genetic mutations in the non-coding region of the genome. This ...

Are Humans Closer than Ever to Have Designer Babies?

Aug 6, 2017 9:00 am
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An international team of researchers has used CRISPR–Cas9 gene editing — a technique that allows scientists to make precise changes to gen...

How the Immune System Detects Cells With the Wrong Karyotype?

Jun 26, 2017 1:00 pm
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Most living cells have a defined number of chromosomes: Human cells, for example, have 23 pairs. As cells divide, they can make errors that lead to a ...

How First-Cousin Marriages Can Be Good For The Heart!

Jun 8, 2017 2:00 pm
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More than 1,800 individuals carrying loss-of-function mutations in both copies of their genes, so-called "human knockouts," are described in...

A Single Molecule Can Correct The Genetic Defect in Cystic Fibrosis

Jun 5, 2017 2:00 pm
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Researchers from the George Washington University (GW), the University of Perugia, and the University of Rome have discovered a potential new drug to ...

CRISPR Give Hope to Families With a Rare Congenital Heart Defect

May 31, 2017 5:00 pm
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For the first time, scientists discovered a genetic culprit for a severe congenital heart defect, hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS). From the Uni...

How Many Biopsy Samples To Take From A Cancer Patient?

May 27, 2017 2:00 pm
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Scientists have used mathematics to predict how many biopsy samples need to be taken from a patient to give an accurate picture of the genetic make-up...

New imaging technique to evaluate the effectiveness of cystic fibrosis drug

May 21, 2017 2:00 pm
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According to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, more than 30,000 Americans are living with the disorder. It currently has no cure, though a drug approved...

Genetic finding may allow doctors to predict newborn health during pregnancy

May 12, 2017 9:32 pm
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UCLA scientists have discovered specific genetic changes in the placentas of women who gave birth to growth-restricted infants. These changes appear t...

New System to Help Individualizing Health Care

May 4, 2017 7:00 pm
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Genetic diagnosis of disease and personalization of treatment have the potential to dramatically improve strategies for diagnosis and therapy. Around ...

New Genetic Disease Discovered

Apr 30, 2017 2:00 pm
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Department of medical genetics at Kasturba Medical College, Manipal led by Dr. Girish Katta has discovered a new genetic disease called ‘Multipl...

Identifying New Genetic Mutations Responsible for Hereditary Diseases Among Arab Children

Apr 30, 2017 12:00 pm
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Dr Mahmoud Taleb Al Ali, the Director of the Centre for Arab Genomic Studies (CAGS), affiliated with Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Med...

Launched by the Centre for Arab Genomic Studies and Latifa Hospital: A research project to detect genetic causes of inherited disorders in Arabs

Apr 29, 2017 4:00 pm
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The Centre for Arab Genomic Studies (CAGS), affiliated to Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences, announced the remarkable suc...

Prostate Cancer cells hoard cholesterol Interfering with their addiction to cholesterol might improve patient survival.

Apr 29, 2017 2:00 pm
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Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid- – So far there has been conflicting evidence on a possible connection between high blood cho...

The discovery of 26 novel genes linked to intellectual disability.

Apr 27, 2017 2:00 pm
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Researchers at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and Queen's University have identified 26 new genes linked to intellectual disabi...


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