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BPA, a compound widely used in plastics such as food storage containers, may contribute to breast cancer by disrupting the genes that prevent the tumour from growing, Indian-origin researchers have found.
Last Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014, 13:39
Researchers claimed to have discovered seven new tumour-suppressor genes for head and neck cancers whose role was previously unknown.
Last Updated: Sunday, January 05, 2014, 17:22
Researchers have revealed an atomic-level view of a genetic defect that causes a form of muscular dystrophy, myotonic dystrophy type 2.
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Is your toddler suffering from bad cold again? It could be respiratory syncytial virus (RSV).
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Researchers have used RNA interference (RNAi) - a natural process occurring in cells that helps regulate genes - to reveal dozens of genes which could represent new therapeutic targets for treating Parkinson`s disease.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 14:56
Australian scientists have claimed to have identified a genetic "switch" which indicates whether a woman`s breast cancer will spread.
Last Updated: Monday, October 28, 2013, 10:04
A team of doctors and scientists used an innovative stem cell technique to create neurons in a lab dish from skin scrapings of patients who have Lou Gehrig`s disease.
Last Updated: Sunday, October 27, 2013, 11:22
MIT chemical engineers have designed nanoparticles that can carry the cancer drug doxorubicin, as well as short strands of RNA that can shut off one of the genes that breast cancer cells use to escape the drug.