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Genetic testing to choose the right antidepressant

Medication selection is part of the art of psychiatry, but, now, testing is available that promises to make it more ...

Doctors try to make sense of cancer’s genetic jumble

Not too long ago, knowing the organ where a cancer first takes hold was generally all a doctor needed to ...

Ready or not, genomics is coming to hospitals

This year, at a faster pace than many industry insiders anticipated, we're seeing genomics enter the world of real-life care ...
Can genes accurately predict human health?

Can genes accurately predict human health?

One of the most controversial aspects of the genetic screening revolution is the proliferation of gene tests by such organizations ...
Scientist knocks view of genes as "blueprints" for development

Scientist knocks view of genes as “blueprints” for development

The report that sequencing of a fetal genome demonstrates that we have a crude "blueprint" for adulthood has spawned the ...

Personalized medicine and the Human Genome Project

It’s nearly a decade since the completion of the Human Genome Project, (1) which aimed to sequence the complete human ...
Study: 'Smart bomb' drug attacks breast cancer

Study: ‘Smart bomb’ drug attacks breast cancer

A new kind of medicine to fight breast cancer is emerging: a drug combination designed to act like a smart ...
Personalized medicine: Blood tests combined with genome sequencing yield breakthrough therapy

Personalized medicine: Blood tests combined with genome sequencing yield breakthrough therapy

In a remarkable new story, one professor, who sequenced his own genome, found that he was a high risk for ...

Personalized genetic testing not ready says medical group

Getting personalized genetic tests that can pinpoint your risk of developing a number of diseases like cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer's or ...

Delivery system for gene therapy may help treat Arthritis

A DNA-covered submicroscopic bead used to deliver genes or drugs directly into cells to treat disease appears to have therapeutic ...
Researchers report a gene-therapy success

Researchers report a gene-therapy success

For a quarter of a century, gene therapy has been stymied, largely because the patient's immune system attacks the treatment ...
Stem cells shield can protect patients from chemotherapy

Stem cells shield can protect patients from chemotherapy

It may be possible to use "stem cell shielding" to protect the body from the damaging effects of chemotherapy, early ...

Geneticist develops tool to identify genes important in disease, tailoring individual treatment

Though the human genome has been sequenced, scientists are still trying to figure out how the accomplishment can help people, ...

Google founder targets cure for Parkinson’s disease

Sergey Brin, the 38-year-old co- founder of Google Inc. (GOOG), is making strides in his quest to find a cure ...

University study finds mixed reception of genetic testing

Researchers at Loyola University Chicago’s Stritch School of Medicine have found that patients see both benefits and risks from direct-to-consumer ...

International study hopes to identify genetic markers to predict response to antidepressants

A group of research centers spanning five continents is in the middle of a clinical trial intended to identify genetic ...

Can blood test predict breast cancer risk?

A blood test that spots changes in a specific gene could reveal a woman's risk for breast cancer years before ...

Breaking the genome bottleneck

The genomic data generated from next-generation sequencing machines doesn't amount to much more than alphabet soup if it's not subjected ...

Advanced genetic screening method may speed vaccine development

Vaccines remain the best line of defense against deadly pathogens and now Kathryn Sykes and Stephen Johnston, researchers at Arizona ...
Genetic literacy poor in primary care

Genetic literacy poor in primary care

Despite early predictions of huge public demand for direct-to-consumer genetic testing, it’s safe to say personal genetic data isn’t clogging ...
Cleveland Clinic to open personalized medicine center

Cleveland Clinic to open personalized medicine center

Cleveland Clinic has become the latest to jump into the hot field of personalized medicine, announcing plans to open a ...

Gene therapy for HIV safe, but effectiveness still unclear

New research shows that gene therapy can have long-lasting effects on the immune cells of HIV patients -- a promising ...

Adult stem cells saved Peyton Manning’s career and may help you

Adult stem cells saved quarterback Peyton Manning’s career following a neck injury that kept him sidelined for the entire 2011-12 ...
Give stem cells 'A'

Give stem cells ‘A’

Almost halfway through a $600 million state program supporting stem cell research, eight medical schools around New York are reporting ...