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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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Gene linked to aggressive skin cancer identified


September 29th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 29 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the loss of a gene known as INPP5A could predict the onset, and track the progression, of an aggressive type of skin ... 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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Revolutionary drug brings new hope for adrenal cancer patients


September 23rd, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 23 (ANI): Researchers are hopeful that a clinical trial of a new drug will help patients of adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC), a rare but aggressive cancer that hits the adrenal glands.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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Gene variant linked to higher risk of common type of blood cancer


July 21st, 2009 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 21 (ANI): Scientists in California and Arizona have identified a gene variant that that they say nearly doubles the risk of a common type of blood cancer.Researchers at the University ... Read more...

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Possible way to block deadly brain tumor spread discovered


April 18th, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 18 (ANI): A possible way to stop the often-rapid spread of deadly brain tumors has been found by researchers at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen).A gene with the playful-sounding ... 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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New approach stops tumor growth while killing cancer cells


September 2nd, 2008 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 2 (ANI): In a groundbreaking discovery, scientists have identified a new approach to treat endometrial cancer patients that not only stops the growth of tumors, but kills the cancer ... Read more...

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Identifying suspects among dozens of people at crime spots may soon be easy


August 29th, 2008 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 29 (ANI): Police investigators may soon find it easy to identify possible suspects among dozens of people at a crime scene, with American scientists claiming that an individuals DNA ... 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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