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Latest Genetic disorder Stories

2013-11-27 23:27:24

San Diego-Based Medical Device Company Sequenom Highlights Cost Savings and Team Responsiveness Using ClinCapture, Clinovo’s Open Source Electronic Data Capture (EDC) System Sunnyvale,

2013-11-25 10:02:42

Asparagine, found in foods such as meat, eggs, and dairy products, was until now considered non-essential because it is produced naturally by the body.

2013-10-15 20:47:06

Research led by physician-scientists at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has produced a breakthrough discovery in diagnosing retinitis pigmentosa, a blinding disease that affects about 1 in 4,000 people in the United States.

Cystic Fibrosis Genetics Breakthrough
2013-08-26 12:46:54

With over 1,900 mutations in the genes responsible for cystic fibrosis (CF), separating the harmful alterations from the benign ones has been a long, arduous undertaking for geneticists. Until now, that is.

Genetic Mutation Linked Congenital Heart Defect
2013-07-30 08:39:37

A team of scientists has found a mutation in a gene crucial to normal heart development could play a role in some types of congenital heart defects.

2013-07-15 13:34:54

A type of genetic abnormality linked to cancer is more common in people with type 2 diabetes than the rest of the population, a new study has found.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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