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2014-04-10 14:53:02

In 10% of human tumors there is a family history of hereditary disease associated with mutations in identified genes.

2014-01-22 10:56:45

Alzheimer's disease can reach epidemic range in the coming decades, by the increasing average age of society.

2012-10-17 11:51:53

Monozygotic twins have the same genome, that is, the same DNA molecule in both siblings.

2012-03-06 11:05:26

Metastasis is responsible for 90% of deaths in patients with cancer.

2011-11-09 16:07:51

Patients with recurrent metastatic non-small cell lung cancer have a morbid prognosis, but a new epigenetic therapy may have potential in this population.

2011-06-02 13:39:37

Until a decade, it was believed that differences between people were due solely to the existence of genetic changes, which are alterations in the sequence of our genes.

2009-02-12 10:05:21

Scientists are on the path to figuring out why some viruses thrive in the human body.

2009-02-10 10:07:15

An estimated 15% of cancer cases can be linked to a viral infection, however the biological changes that cause some asymptomatic carriers of a virus to develop full-blown tumors are not well understood.

2005-07-07 18:15:00

Identical twins lose some fundamental similarities as they grow older, a new study reports. They may start to look and act less alike. The changes could leave one twin susceptible to diseases like cancer, while the other twin remains healthy.

2005-07-05 17:09:32

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Identical twins grow apart,genetically, as the years pass, a team of European and U.S.researchers reported on Tuesday.


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