Search results for "Genetics"

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Chewing on the best diets

I also see opportunities for customizing variations on the theme of weight control based on genetic testing, especially for those who find they are unusually weight loss resistant, an idea that
June 2020

Creating a blueprint for genomic medical training

concrete plan to teach genetic and genomic topics from medical school through recertification. ... But it was widely acknowledged that medical schools would resist this form of “genetic exceptionalism” in curriculum development.
September 2009

Warning about clozapine and constipation

Marketing of the first genetic test to aid in the diagnosis of fragile X syndrome (FXS), the most common known cause of inherited developmental delay and intellectual disability. ... The AmplideX Fragile X Dx and Carrier Screen Kit is also intended for
April 2020

QD: News Every Day--Risk-reducing surgeries may spare lives following breast cancer

New evidence supports risk-reducing mastectomy and salpingo-oophorectomy for women with the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genetic mutations, according to newly published research. ... And, she added, it falls on primary care physicians, gynecologists and the patients
June 2020

10 newly defined molecular types of breast cancer, and a dream

No mice. The researchers examined nearly 2,000 breast cancer specimens for genetic aberrations, in two parts. ... how the genetic changes (and/or CNVs) correlated with gene expression "landscapes" by probing for nearly 29,000 RNAs.
June 2020

Microscopic genes affected by macroeconomic events

W. Gregory Feero, MD, PhD, a family physician with a doctorate in human genetics, is Special Advisor to the Director of the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) and faculty at
March 2012

Dermatology lessons learned, warts and all

The condition can be either intrinsic, the result of a genetic manifestation, or extrinsic, from exposure to an irritant or allergen.
June 2009

ACP Master aims to make a difference in the public's health

My clinical interest remains in disorders of red blood cells, notably genetic disorders of hemoglobin.
April 2008

Demystifying the diagnosis of PCOS

high. In one study of the genes involved in PCOS, published in September 2015 by Nature Communications, the researchers found that PCOS risk increased due to genetic variants associated with higher ... Causal mechanisms and balancing selection inferred
November 2018

QD: News Every Day--more time, more patients, more quality

Genetics, demography and the environment are being included. Students are helping design the curriculum, too.
June 2020

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