Search results for "Genetics"

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QD: News Every Day--Ovarian cancer breakthrough targets faulty genes

Results appear online at Nature Genetics. The association was principally with ovarian cancer.
November 2019

Expert explains thyroid diagnosis, treatment and common red flags

women, children with genetic syndromes like Down's or Klinefelter's, or people with a family history of autoimmune thyroid disease (e.g.
January 2010

Internal Medicine 2012 coverage highlights core topics

Internal Medicine 2012 coverage continues with stories on the best and worst drugs currently available (at least in one expert's view), how to apply genetic testing in primary care practice,
June 2012

QD: News Every Day--Gene variants in asthma diminish steroid inhaler's efficacy

Scientists have honed in on the genetic variation that explains why some asthmatic patients don't benefit as much from steroid inhalers.
November 2019

For every rule, an exception

Scientists detected the genetic material of Ebola from a semen sample the boyfriend provided to infectious disease investigators, officials from 2 Ebola response agencies said, speaking on background because they were
November 2019

Know the patient to achieve statin benefits

The patient is in his mid-30s and, though healthy, has a low-density lipoprotein (LDL) level of 170 mg/dL due to genetics and lifestyle.
November 2010

Health and health care

Overall health, or more technically, the variability in health outcomes, is much more dependent on the combination of genetics, personal behavior (think smoking and seat belts), environmental factors, and socioeconomic status
November 2019

Our weight is not a choice

I have argued for years, against a backdrop of exotic theories, genetic discoveries, and snake-oil hucksterism, that weight represents energy balance, and is thus overwhelmingly influenced by calories in and ... In just the same way, different
November 2019

Ivacaftor, a breakthrough in cystic fibrosis treatment

Now we have a very happy exception. Cystic fibrosis is the most common fatal genetic disorder in whites, affecting 30,000 people in the U.S.
November 2019

QD: News Every Day--Possible pathway found for increased melanoma risk among red-heads

Researchers may have found a genetic reason why people with red hair have a 10-to 100-fold higher frequency of melanoma.
November 2019

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