Genes

Five new genes may lead to customised breast cancer treatment
Five new genes may lead to customised breast cancer treatment. Scientists have uncovered five new genes associated with breast cancer and 13 new mutational signatures that influence tumour development, an advance that may lead to personalised ... [...]
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New Breast Cancer Genes and Mutations Pave Way for Personalized Treatment
Whole-genome profiles show the genetic details of breast cancers from different patients. Scientists hope visualizing cancer genomes in this way will one day lead to more effective, personalized cancer treatments. (Source: DOI: 10.1038/nature17676) The ... [...]
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For the first time, proof of what hormone replacement therapy does to genes …
We can conclude by saying that natural treatment with the estrogen gel and oral progesterone affects gene regulation and surrogate markers for breast cancer risk (such as mammographic density and breast cell proliferation) considerably less than the ... [...]
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Identification and prioritization of candidate genes for symptom variability …
Abstract: Research is beginning to suggest that the presence and/or severity of symptoms reported by breast cancer survivors may be associated with disease-related factors of cancer. In this article, we present a novel approach to the identification ... [...]
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Curing disease by repairing faulty genes
Press Release: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, February 1, 2016. The genome-editing technique known as CRISPR allows scientists to clip a specific DNA sequence and replace it with a new one, offering the potential to cure diseases caused by ... [...]
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12 Foods That Help Switch Off Your Fat Genes
The key nutrient in leafy greens like asparagus is folate, a B vitamin that's been linked to everything from boosting mood to battling cancer. It's also a key that locks down genes linked to insulin resistance and fat-cell formation. Zero Belly Tip ... [...]
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