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Gene Linked to Kidney-related Birth Defects Identified

GENE LINKED TO KIDNEY-RELATED BIRTH DEFECTS IDENTIFIED

GREB1L mutated gene identified is linked with renal agenesis. Children with this gene are born with either a single kidney or no kidneys...

Deconstructing Stigma: Therapy Is A Healthy Choice

DECONSTRUCTING STIGMA: THERAPY IS A HEALTHY CHOICE

Editor's note: Deconstructing Stigma: A Change in Thought Can Change a Life is a public awareness campaign developed by McLean

 
 
 
6 Totally Legit Cheap Beauty Products

6 TOTALLY LEGIT CHEAP BEAUTY PRODUCTS

I'll admit that I sometimes fall victim to the hype of the newest beauty booty on the market that promises to revolutionize the way...

UF Health News: Unique gene therapy prevents, reverses multiple sclerosis in animal model

UF HEALTH NEWS: UNIQUE GENE THERAPY PREVENTS, REVERSES MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS IN ANIMAL MODEL

This article was originally published by UF Health News. Doug Bennett, UF Health Brad E. Hoffman, Ph.D. , is a UFGI faculty member...

 
 
 
Insight on the Role of a Key Gene in Human Embryos

INSIGHT ON THE ROLE OF A KEY GENE IN HUMAN EMBRYOS

Researchers have used genome editing technology to reveal the role of a key gene in human embryos in the first few days of development.

 
 
 
New Role of Apolipoprotein E4 Variant in Alzheimer's Disease Suggests Possible Therapeutic Target

NEW ROLE OF APOLIPOPROTEIN E4 VARIANT IN ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE SUGGESTS POSSIBLE THERAPEUTIC TARGET

The apolipoprotein ApoE4 is a high-risk Alzheimer's gene that increases brain damage caused by another protein called Tau in Alzheimer's...

Data and Software Release: Target Capture and SMRT Sequencing for Alzheimer's Disease Genes

DATA AND SOFTWARE RELEASE: TARGET CAPTURE AND SMRT SEQUENCING FOR ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE GENES

We're pleased to release a new data set along with an allele phasing GitHub software workflow for those interested in exploring SMRT...

 
 
 
GMOs in the Supermarket

GMOS IN THE SUPERMARKET

As the debate of GMOs in our food continually shifts from issue to issue, it is important to remember that there are only nine GMO...

Millions of New Genes Identified in the Human Microbiome

MILLIONS OF NEW GENES IDENTIFIED IN THE HUMAN MICROBIOME

Millions of new genes identified in the human microbiome could lead to a greater understanding of the genetic differences that are...

 
 
 
Comparison of Ai Chi and Impairment-Based Aquatic Therapy for Older Adults With Balance Problems: A Clinical Study

COMPARISON OF AI CHI AND IMPAIRMENT-BASED AQUATIC THERAPY FOR OLDER ADULTS WITH BALANCE PROBLEMS: A CLINICAL STUDY

Background and Purpose: Older adults with balance deficits often fear falling and limit their mobility. Poor balance is multifactorial,...

Alzheimer's gene found by scientists decrease symptoms

ALZHEIMER'S GENE FOUND BY SCIENTISTS DECREASE SYMPTOMS

Researchers from Washington University in St. Louis studied ApoE4. This mutant gene has been linked to Alzheimer's disease. It helps...

 
 
 
Short-Term Effect of BalanceWear Therapy on Mobility in Older Adults With Mobility Limitations

SHORT-TERM EFFECT OF BALANCEWEAR THERAPY ON MOBILITY IN OLDER ADULTS WITH MOBILITY LIMITATIONS

Background and Purpose: Mobility limitations are prevalent among older adults and are related to falls, morbidity, and mortality. BalanceWear...

World Hunger is on the Rise - Biotech Can Help

WORLD HUNGER IS ON THE RISE - BIOTECH CAN HELP

A new report from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations shows that world hunger is again on the rise after recent...

 
 
 
The big question: Will cancer immune therapy work for me?

THE BIG QUESTION: WILL CANCER IMMUNE THERAPY WORK FOR ME?

SAN DIEGO - Dennis Lyon was a genetic train wreck. Cancer was ravaging his liver, lungs, bones and brain, and tests showed so many...

 
 
 
Eyeing a Comeback, Arrowhead Bets on New RNAi Delivery Tool

EYEING A COMEBACK, ARROWHEAD BETS ON NEW RNAI DELIVERY TOOL

Following a series of setbacks late last year, Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals, one of the companies trying to develop drugs using RNA interference,...

Fish oil may help your genes to ward off inflammation

FISH OIL MAY HELP YOUR GENES TO WARD OFF INFLAMMATION

The role of omega-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids in inflammatory diseases involves a diverse and complex set of mechanisms,...

 
 
 
Gene Therapy Aids in Treating Alcoholism

GENE THERAPY AIDS IN TREATING ALCOHOLISM

Gene therapy can treat alcoholism by using shRNA technology, as genetic factors account for approximately 70 percent of the risk of...