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Wealth may be less to do with hard work or luck and more to do with your genes, study suggests 

WEALTH MAY BE LESS TO DO WITH HARD WORK OR LUCK AND MORE TO DO WITH YOUR GENES, STUDY SUGGESTS 

An analysis of 286,000 Britons showed that the genetic make-up of those who earned over £100,000 differed from those on low incomes,...

Patients Bear Higher Financial Burden for Growth Hormone Therapy Despite FDA Approval

PATIENTS BEAR HIGHER FINANCIAL BURDEN FOR GROWTH HORMONE THERAPY DESPITE FDA APPROVAL

Using insurance data, a new study reveals that the cost burden for growth hormone treatment has increased over time for patients and...

 
 
 

ASTRAL-MP: SCALING ASTRAL TO VERY LARGE DATASETS USING RANDOMIZATION AND PARALLELIZATION

AbstractMotivationEvolutionary histories can change from one part of the genome to another. The potential for discordance between the...

My Experience with Integrative Medicine and Natural Therapies

MY EXPERIENCE WITH INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE AND NATURAL THERAPIES

My experience with integrative medicine and natural therapies is over 20 years long and counting. I was diagnosed with both Lyme disease...

 
 
 
Chronic lower back pain can be reduced with Gua Sha therapy

CHRONIC LOWER BACK PAIN CAN BE REDUCED WITH GUA SHA THERAPY

Chronic lower back pain has become a major health problem in the world. Many people seek relief, but most available treatments are...

Are Eurocentric Genetic Databases Hampering Health Care?

ARE EUROCENTRIC GENETIC DATABASES HAMPERING HEALTH CARE?

A commentary published today in the journal Cell offers evidence of a stunning imbalance in the population groups that participate...

 
 
 
Setting the stage for individualized cancer treatment with a simple blood test

SETTING THE STAGE FOR INDIVIDUALIZED CANCER TREATMENT WITH A SIMPLE BLOOD TEST

One emerging approach in the diagnosis of cancer is known as a “liquid biopsy.” Instead of using a tiny snippet of tissue to characterize...

Game of Thrones' Kit Harington needed therapy after Jon Snow's death

GAME OF THRONES' KIT HARINGTON NEEDED THERAPY AFTER JON SNOW'S DEATH

The death of Jon Snow was hard on everyone - including the actor who plays him.

 
 
 
Undernutrition in Pregnancy Changes Lung-Specific Gene Expressions

UNDERNUTRITION IN PREGNANCY CHANGES LUNG-SPECIFIC GENE EXPRESSIONS

New research shows how a mother's diet can affect epigenetic markers of her offspring and result in changes to genes that regulate...

Pioneering Cancer Researcher Mina Bissell Receives Two Top Honors

PIONEERING CANCER RESEARCHER MINA BISSELL RECEIVES TWO TOP HONORS

Mina J. Bissell. Mina Bissell, a distinguished scientist at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory , has...

 
 
 

ALGAL LIBRARY LENDS INSIGHTS INTO GENES FOR PHOTOSYNTHESIS

It isn't easy being green. It takes thousands of genes to build the photosynthetic machinery that plants need to harness sunlight for...

 
 
 

ANTIBACTERIAL AND ANTICANCER ACTIVITIES OF ORPHAN BIOSYNTHETIC GENE CLUSTERS FROM ATLANTIS II RED SEA BRINE POOL

Cancer and infectious diseases are problematic because of continuous emergence of drug resistance. One way to address this enormous...

Antiviral Therapy Improves Survival Rates for Kidney Transplant Recipients With Hepatitis: Study

ANTIVIRAL THERAPY IMPROVES SURVIVAL RATES FOR KIDNEY TRANSPLANT RECIPIENTS WITH HEPATITIS: STUDY

Favorable 10-year survival rates for patients with HBV and/or HCV treated with antiviral agents and advise that antiviral therapy should...

 
 
 
Does your skin need therapy?

DOES YOUR SKIN NEED THERAPY?

“The first time anyone had ever asked me about how it felt living with my psoriasis was aged 23 when I was in Cognitive Behavioural...

 
 
 

GENOMIC ANALYSIS OF ANT DOMATIA-ASSOCIATED MELANIZED FUNGI

Abstract Several species of melanized fungi in the order Chaetothyriales live in symbiotic association with ants inhabiting plant cavities...

Bone Loss Following ACL Reconstruction Could be Protected by BFR Therapy

BONE LOSS FOLLOWING ACL RECONSTRUCTION COULD BE PROTECTED BY BFR THERAPY

Combining blood flow restriction therapy with traditional rehabilitation efforts may slow bone loss associated with ACL reconstruction.

 
 
 
Leaky Expression of the TET‐On System Hinders Control of Endogenous miRNA Abundance

LEAKY EXPRESSION OF THE TET‐ON SYSTEM HINDERS CONTROL OF ENDOGENOUS MIRNA ABUNDANCE

The TET‐On system is used to control miRNA‐sponge expression to facilitate controlled down‐regulation of specific miRNAs. Numerous...

Exogenous Lysyl Oxidase‐Like 2 and Perfusion Culture Induce Collagen Crosslink Formation in Osteogenic Grafts

EXOGENOUS LYSYL OXIDASE‐LIKE 2 AND PERFUSION CULTURE INDUCE COLLAGEN CROSSLINK FORMATION IN OSTEOGENIC GRAFTS

Lysyl oxidase‐like 2 administration to mesenchymal stem cell‐laden engineered bony constructs increases enzymatic collagen crosslinking,...