Tag : genetics

Pediatrics

Roberts Individualized Medical Genetics Center Outlines Framework for Centralized Approach to Genetic and Genomic Testing

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In a special report published today in the journal Pediatrics, Roberts Individualized Medical Genetics Center researchers, physicians, and genetic and financial counselors describe the success...
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Sophisticated genetic tests are not notably better than traditional risk factors at predicting heart disease

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Traditional cardiovascular risk factors often assessed in an annual physical, such as blood pressure, cholesterol levels, diabetes, and smoking status, are at least as valuable...
Pediatrics

New Computational Tools Identify Alternative Splicing Changes in Aggressive Cancers

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A multi-institutional group of researchers led by Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) has linked a strong cancer driver gene to changes in proteins that regulate...
Pediatrics

Unraveling mechanisms of ventricular enlargement linked to schizophrenia

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Scientists at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital have implicated two microRNAs in the biological processes that underlie the ventricle enlargement observed in models of schizophrenia....
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Researchers offer new hope for diagnosis, treatment of age-related macular degeneration

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Researchers have identified a new protein linked to age-related macular degeneration (AMD) that could offer new hope for the diagnosis and treatment of the disease,...
Neurology

Maybe Memorizing the Krebs Cycle Was Worthwhile After All

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Mitochondrial disorders are often difficult to diagnose and treat due to their multisystem nature. As scientists better understand mitochondrial function, effective treatments are beginning to...

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