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New study finds inherited genetic contribution in autism with intellectual disability

Researchers are striving to understand the different genetic structures that underlie at least a subset of autism spectrum disorders. In cases where ...

Study suggests new ways to maximize delivery of RNA strands

The following is an excerpt. Nanoparticles that deliver short strands of RNA offer a way to treat cancer and other diseases by shutting off malfunctioning genes ...

The value of running genetic analysis on breastmilk

The following is an edited excerpt. The composition of breast milk varies from mother to mother, and genetic factors may affect the ...

Authors urge importance of patients’ rights in genome sequencing

Upcoming paper in ‘Science’ pushes back against recent recommendations from the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics. (News-medical) ...

Genetic link between fat and bone mass

The following is an excerpt. When it comes to body shape, diet and exercise can only take us so far ...

New technology can turn off genes more precisely

The following is an excerpt. Scientists at UC San Francisco have found a more precise way to turn off genes, a ...