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Genetics in Disease

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Blood Stem Cells Produced from Patients' Own Cells

After 20 years of trying, researchers have produced blood-forming stem cells, which can generate virtually every cell type in the body.

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Posted on Feb. 1, 2017, 6 a.m. in Diagnostics Genetics in Disease
Genome Sequencing in Less than an Hour

New sequencing machine will reportedly have the capability of sequencing an entire genome for less than $100, rather than the $1,000 it currently costs.

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Hormone That Reverses Cell Aging in Humans Identified

Danazol, a synthetic male hormone, reverses cell aging, potentially leading to new treatments to counter diseases caused by cell deterioration.

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Posted on April 18, 2016, 6 a.m. in Men's Health Genetics in Disease Sleep
Genetic Cost of Lost Sleep

The genes that control the biological clocks in cells throughout the body are altered after losing just a single night of sleep.

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Posted on Jan. 19, 2016, 6 a.m. in Cancer Genetics in Disease
Cancer as a Bad Bet

‘Bad luck’ of random mutations may have a key role in cancer.

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Posted on Oct. 1, 2015, 6 a.m. in Genetics in Disease Cancer
Innovative Cancer Study Design Yields Important Insights

“Basket study” explores responses to drugs based on the specific mutations in patients' tumors, rather than where their cancer originated.

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Posted on May 22, 2015, 6 a.m. in Genetics in Disease
Hidden Disease Burden

Humans carry an average of 1-2 mutations per person that can cause severe genetic disorders or prenatal death when two copies of the same mutation are inherited.

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Posted on March 25, 2015, 6 a.m. in Genetics in Disease Respiratory
DNA Marker of Aging Implicated in Lung Diseases

Telomere shortening may trigger severe pulmonary fibrosis and emphysema.

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Posted on Jan. 28, 2015, 6 a.m. in Diagnostics Genetics in Disease
Office-Based Genome Sequencing Coming Soon?

Arizona State University (US) team devises a prototype DNA reader that could make whole genome profiling an everyday practice in medicine.

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Posted on Sept. 9, 2014, 6 a.m. in Environment Genetics in Disease Weight and Obesity
Past Generation Exposures to Pesticide May Precipitate Disease

Ancestral exposures to the pesticide methoxychlor may lead to adult onset kidney disease, ovarian disease and obesity in future generations.

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