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Gene key to kidney disease, failure and death identified


April 24th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 24 (ANI): A new study has found that a gene called PVT1 may help reduce the kidneys ability to filter blood, leading to kidney disease, failure and death.Researchers at the ... Read more...

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Genetic links to kidney disease, kidney failure identified


June 27th, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 27 (ANI): Researchers at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) have identified genetic links to kidney disease and kidney failure.The scientists have described their research in two presentations at this ... Read more...

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Dogs’ wet licks may aid cancer research


April 15th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 15 (ANI): Dogs' wet licks could provide the DNA keys to findings new treatments for rare cancers and other diseases in both dogs and human patients, believe scientists.The Translational Genomics ... Read more...

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Novel treatment gives hope to lymphoma, leukemia patients


February 27th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb. 27 (ANI): Researchers have offered a new hope for a new therapy for patients with certain types of lymphoma and leukemia.PCI-32765 is a new drug being assessed in a Phase ... Read more...

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Proteins linked to memory loss in Alzheimer’s identified


January 15th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): Scientists from Translational Genomics Research Institute (Tgen) have identified specific proteins that might lead to memory loss associated with Alzheimer's disease.Three proteins EIF2AK2, DYRK1A and AKAP13 have been ... Read more...

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Why circumcised men are less likely to get infected with HIV


January 6th, 2010 - 11:25 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): Circumcision substantially lowers HIV risk among men by changing the bacterial communities of the penis, finds a new study.According to scientists at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) ... Read more...

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Two significant advances in treating lung cancer announced


August 9th, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 9 (ANI): Scientists in America have announced two significant advances in treating lung cancer.Dr. Glen Weiss, from the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) and Scottsdale Healthcare, made the announcements ... Read more...

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Stroke drug may cut Alzheimer’’s risk


February 3rd, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 03 (ANI): A drug used to improve blood flow to the brain also could help reduce the risk of Alzheimer''s disease, according to a new study.For more than 10 ... Read more...

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Gene linked to age-related hearing loss identified


December 3rd, 2008 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): Scientists have identified a new gene, which may provide insights into the development of presbycusis, or age-related hearing loss."This is the first ever and largest genome-wide association ... Read more...

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Brain protein linked to Alzheimer’’s disease


September 16th, 2008 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 16 (ANI): Researchers at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) may have reached a step closer to developing promising new treatments for Alzheimer''s disease, for they have found a ... Read more...

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Soon, a faster and cheaper approach for human genome analysis


September 15th, 2008 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 15 (ANI): Scientists may soon get a faster and less expensive way to analyse the human genome, thanks to researchers at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), who have ... Read more...

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Found: Faster, cheaper way of identifying genes that affect our health


September 15th, 2008 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 15 (IANS) Using bar-codes, researchers have devised a faster, cheaper way of identifying genes that might affect human health.Now portions of the nearly three-billion-base human genetic code can be indexed, ... Read more...

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Three separate studies validate earlier findings on genetic causes of autism


January 11th, 2008 - 2:19 pm ICT by admin
Washington, January 11 (ANI): Three groups of researchers from Yale University, the University of California, Los Angeles and the Johns Hopkins University have replicated the results of a previous study, implicating a ... Read more...

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Gene linked to aggressive prostate cancer identified


December 12th, 2007 - 3:26 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Dec 12 (ANI): Two genome-wide association studies have found that a genetic variant of the DAB2IP gene raises the risk of aggressive prostate cancer.The study was carried out by research ... Read more...

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