Latest Genetic disorder Stories
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.
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.
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.
An international team led by scientists at A*STAR’s Institute of Medical Biology (IMB) discovered that a protein, called TRIM28, normally present in the mother’s egg, is essential right after fertilisation, to preserve certain chemical modifications or ‘epigenetic marks’ on a specific set of genes.
Researchers at King's College London and Hiroshima University, Japan, have identified a specific gene linked to throat cancer following a genetic study of a family with 10 members who have developed the condition.
A new study shows that Kineret (anakinra), a medication approved for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, is effective in stopping the progression of organ damage in people with neonatal-onset multisystem inflammatory disease (NOMID).
Researchers have determined that babies with three biological parents could be a reality within three years by using a new IVF technique.
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