Genetic Diseases (83 News)

Potential Biomarker For Huntington's Disease May Postpone Symptoms For 20 Years

Jan 17, 2018 9:00 am
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A new discovery of a potential biomarker for Huntington's disease (HD) could mean a more effective way of evaluating the effectiveness of treatmen...

A Gene Fusion That Can Bring Havoc To The Cell

Jan 16, 2018 6:00 pm
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The fusion of two adjacent genes can cause cancer by kicking mitochondria into overdrive and increasing the amount of fuel available for rampant cell ...

Twins From The Same Ovum Go Beyond Genes In Their Resemblance To Epigenetics

Jan 16, 2018 4:00 pm
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An international group of researchers has discovered a new phenomenon that occurs in identical twins: independent of their identical genes, they share...

Viruses Help improving Cancer Immunotherapy

Jan 15, 2018 11:00 am
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Immunotherapy, which helps the body's immune system attack cancer, has revolutionized treatment for cancers such as melanoma and leukemia. However...

Processed meat Boost The Risk Of Breast Cancer

Jan 15, 2018 9:00 am
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Consumption of processed meat may increase the risk of breast cancer, according to a new study. The paper, published in the European Journal of Can...

A New Hypothesis That Will Make Bone Marrow Transplant More Successful

Jan 14, 2018 5:00 pm
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When a cancer patient receives a bone marrow transplant, time is of the essence. Healthy stem cells, which can restart the production of blood cells a...

A Cancer Drug That Doesn't Suit Every Patient

Jan 14, 2018 4:00 pm
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A team of researchers in Italy and Austria has determined that a drug approved to treat chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) may be less effective in a ...

Why The Regulatory Cells Of The Immune System Fail To Protect Beta Cells In Type 1 Diabetes?

Jan 14, 2018 10:00 am
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Scientists at Helmholtz Zentrum München have discovered a mechanism that amplifies the autoimmune reaction in an early stage of pancreatic islet ...

Gene Therapy Approach Can Lead To The Long Term Survival Of Functional Beta Cells In Mice With Diabetes

Jan 11, 2018 6:00 pm
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Type 1 diabetes is a chronic disease in which the immune system attacks and destroys insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas, resulting in high b...

Tumor Suppressor Gene Mutation That Boost The Chances Of Developing Cancer Four Times

Jan 11, 2018 5:00 pm
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Newly identified germline variations in a key tumor suppressor gene predispose individuals to develop leukemia as children and leave them with a 1-in-...

Laying The Foundation For A New Class Of Potent And Effective Cancer Therapy

Jan 11, 2018 5:00 pm
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An international team of researchers has developed a novel compound that successfully inhibits growth of melanoma cells by targeting specific epigenet...

What Is The True Nature Of The Muscle Cancer?

Jan 11, 2018 4:00 pm
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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital oncologists have discovered the cell type that gives rise to rhabdomyosarcoma, the most prevalent soft tissu...

The Road Map To Eliminate Defected & Cancerous Cells

Jan 9, 2018 2:00 pm
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New understandings of how molecules affect the activity of an enzyme could lead to potential targets for the treatment of cancers and neurodegenerativ...

A Discovery That Provide Basis For The Development Of An Effective Drug For Deadly Pancreatic Cancer

Jan 6, 2018 2:00 pm
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A new study pinpoints the inverse correlation between a known oncogene -- a gene that promotes the development of cancer -- and the expression of an o...

New Discovery Of Potential Biomarker For Huntington's Disease

Jan 6, 2018 12:00 pm
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A new discovery of a potential biomarker for Huntington's disease (HD) could mean a more effective way of evaluating the effectiveness of treatmen...

How Cancer Cells Move?

Jan 4, 2018 3:00 pm
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Metastasis causes the deaths of 90 percent of cancer patients. The spread of cancer by metastasis is driven by a set of mutant proteins called o...

Immune Cells Betraye The Body And Help Breast Cancer Metastasis

Jan 3, 2018 7:00 pm
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Mount Sinai researchers have discovered that normal immune cells called macrophages, which reside in healthy breast tissue surrounding milk ducts, pla...

Early Warning Signs Of Life Threatening Breast Cancer

Jan 2, 2018 5:01 pm
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Scientists have developed a DNA test that may diagnose fatal breast cancer one year earlier than current methods. Changes in a part of DNA, which t...

African Women With A Common Form Of Hair Loss Have An Increased Chance Of Developing Uterine Fibroids

Jan 1, 2018 1:00 pm
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In a study of medical records gathered on hundreds of thousands of African-American women, Johns Hopkins researchers say they have evidence that women...

Novel Medical Device That Can Efficently Detect Cancer With A Urine Test

Dec 30, 2017 7:00 pm
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Researchers centered at Nagoya University develop a nanowire device able to detect microscopic levels of urinary markers potentially implicated in can...


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