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cystic fibrosis
2015-04-27 15:45:40

Researchers from Yale have successfully fixed the genetic mutation most frequently responsible for causing cystic fibrosis, a condition that primarily affects the lungs and can result in long-term breathing difficulties, frequent respiratory infections and other symptoms.

2015-04-24 12:26:35

SAN CARLOS, Calif., April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Natera, Inc., a global leader in non-invasive genetic testing, and LifeLabs Medical Laboratory Services ("LifeLabs") today announced a new

gene-editing
2015-04-24 09:29:31

A new gene-editing technique created by researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in California could provide new hope for women carrying a mitochondrial disease who want to be mothers, but are afraid of passing their condition on to their children.

2015-04-15 08:32:07

- Study analyzed over 20,000 unique embryos using Spectrum(TM) Preimplantation Genetic Screening from Natera - SAN CARLOS, Calif., April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Natera, Inc.,

2015-04-10 23:02:00

Olive Fertility Centre is delighted to announce that Colleen Guimond, a board certified genetic counsellor, has joined Olive and will be on-site at the Vancouver clinic.

2015-04-02 08:29:02

BETHESDA, Md., April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At its 2015 ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting in Salt Lake City, the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) announced

2015-03-26 23:10:23

More than 700 people from the Greater Philadelphia area are registered to take a small step to fund powerful progress for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. King

2015-03-26 12:28:48

MDA, Genzyme and Emory University team up to expand access to genetic testing for accurate diagnosis of limb-girdle muscular dystrophy CHICAGO, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).