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Knowledge of genetic disease risks seldom leads to lifestyle changes

In a randomized controlled trial, people who learned their genetic risk of developing type 2 diabetes did not appear to ...

C-section babies receive ‘microbiome transplant’ to promote development of healthy gut-biome

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Publishing their results in a ...

Antibiotics leave long lasting mark on children’s gut microbiome

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Antibiotic use early in ...

DNA synthesis firm Twist Bioscience gains investments from Illumina and others

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Private DNA synthesis firm ...

DNA.Land pooling crowdsourced direct-to-consumer genome data for research

Andrea Anderson | 
The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Researchers from Columbia University ...

Genes, diet, exercise predict risk of vision loss in older women

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  Researchers from the University ...

Epigenetics focus of next round of National Institute of Aging grants

The National Institute on Aging plans to award up to $800,000 next year to investigators' efforts to develop and plan ...

Rare mutations found to cause congenital heart defects

Through exome sequencing and functional assays, researchers led by the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute's Matthew Hurles uncovered rare variants linked ...
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Gene expression profiling study finds biomarkers related to suicide risk

Researchers may one day be able to use RNA biomarkers in the blood to identify suicide risk ...

The human family tree

The following is an excerpt. The human family tree is complicated and only getting more complex as researchers like Harvard ...

Mixed views on Myriad after Supreme Court agrees to rehear case

NEW YORK – Wall Street analysts took a mixed view of Myriad Genetics today following the announcement on Friday by ...

DNA sequencing detects cancer-related chromosome changes

Andrea Anderson | 
Researchers from Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center and elsewhere have demonstrated that they can directly detect cancer-related chromosomal alterations in ...

Watermelon genome data may aid in creating disease-resistant breeds

It is hoped that the genomic data from this study will shape future research into watermelon genetics and provide a ...

US companies hoard genetic data, European scientists urge greater openness

Using Myriad as Case Study, Paper Urges Europe to Ensure Greater Access to ...GenomeWebNEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The proprietary ...

Study reveals rice genes involved in hybrid sterility

Fertility-fighting versions of three genes at the same genetic locus contribute to hybrid sterility in plants produced by crossing two ...