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Genetics Articles


Genetic test for cancer

1st October 2014

Researchers say younger bowel cancer patients should be offered gene test to screen for rare condition linked to further cancer risk.

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Root cause of leukaemia tracked back to womb

9th April 2013

Research finds leukaemia's root genetic cause begins in the womb.

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Genetic patch could 'stop deafness'

5th February 2013

Animal tests find a 'genetic patch' stops deafness in newborn mice.

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Scientists analyse breast cancer types

25th September 2012

The first large-scale genetic analysis of tumours in hundreds of women could pave the way for new drugs or treatment approaches.

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Gene mutations linked to older dads

28th August 2012

Men having children later in life could be linked to the rise in mental disorders in recent decades.

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How stress can change your DNA

20th August 2012

German researchers show that stressful situations produce epigenetic chances that could be linked to risk for disease.

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The future of cancer treatment?

9th July 2012

Researcher who developed leukaemia is now in remission after colleagues sequenced his genome to find the right drug.

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Genetic links to osteoarthritis found

3rd July 2012

Scientists pinpoint eight new gene variants which are associated with osteoarthritis.

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Test developed for schizophrenia

15th May 2012

Scientists have developed a test that might predict a person's risk of developing schizophrenia.

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Clues to obesity genes found

10th April 2012

Childhood obesity has been linked to two inherited factors, although experts say children should still eat well and exercise more.

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