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Biotech Firm Loses Supreme Court Fight To Patent Human Genes
2013-06-13 12:24:31

A Salt Lake City, Utah-based genetics firm has lost a battle in court to keep a patent on naturally-occurring human genes.

2013-05-21 23:25:12

Recently, Angelina Jolie made headlines with news that she had a double mastectomy as a result of testing positive for the BRCA gene mutation, a gene that has been linked to breast and ovarian

Genetic Testing Pilot Program To Begin In The UK
2013-05-21 05:15:44

As part of a public-private collaboration, a UK-based charitable foundation has announced a pilot program to genetically test patients for breast and ovarian cancer.

2013-05-20 23:04:32

Angelina Jolie’s recent news of opting to have a double mastectomy because she has the BRCA1 gene mutation shows how pertinent organizations such as Bright Pink® are to educating women

2013-05-16 23:32:55

Actress Angelina Jolie’s decision to undergo preventive surgery for breast cancer has sparked a frenzy of discussion regarding BRCA gene testing and the increasingly common preventive mastectomy.

2013-05-16 23:25:31

Jean LaMantia, Registered Dietitian, Cancer Survivor and Author of The Essential Cancer Treatment Nutrition Guide and Cookbook, advises that


Word of the Day
cespitose
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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