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Latest Genetic disorder Stories

Therapeutic Option For Women With Mutant Mitochondrial DNA
2012-12-20 07:08:59

Researchers from the Columbia University Medical Center and the New York Stem Cell Foundation have been able to create a new technique that limits inherited disorders in children.

European Union Approves New Gene Therapy Drug
2012-11-02 13:12:54

A drug that has the ability to correct errors in a genetic code has been approved for the first time ever in Europe.

2012-10-09 22:11:54

Scientists at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital – The Neuro, McGill University working with a team at Oxford University have uncovered the genetic defect underlying a group of rare genetic disorders.

Zebrafish Used In Autism Research
2012-06-20 06:10:52

Apes and humans are thought to be intertwined in evolutionary theory, but how about fish and humans? A new study utilized zebrafish in a study regarding human brain disorders.

2012-05-08 09:50:39

Advanced high-speed gene-sequencing has been used in the clinical setting to find diagnoses for seven children out of a dozen who were experiencing developmental delays and congenital abnormalities for mysterious reasons.

2012-04-25 20:13:40

A new study, published by Cell Press in the April 26 issue of the journal Neuron, discovers several genes associated with autism and finds evidence for a shared genetic mechanism underlying autism and fragile X syndrome, the most common genetic cause of intellectual disability.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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