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Health News - Genetics

Early indicator of esophageal cancer risk found in Barrett's cells
Testing genetic diversity of Barrett's cells in food pipe could give early indication of which people with Barrett's have higher risk of esophageal cancer. (Medical News Today)

Refining optogenetic methods to map synaptic connections in the brain
A fundamental question in neuroscience is how neuronal networks and circuits give rise to brain function, as disruptions in these connections can lead to mental illness and brain disorders. (Medical News Today)

Increased eye cancer risk linked to pigmentation genes that dictate eye color
New research identifies genetic mechanisms behind rare form of melanoma are also associated with genetic risk for skin melanoma. (Medical News Today)

'Born to be bad' or 'born to be benign' - testing cells for esophageal cancer risk
Genetically analysing lesions in the food pipe could provide an early and accurate test for oesophageal cancer, according to research led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), Academic Medical... (Medical News Today)

Heart muscle made from stem cells aid precision cardiovascular medicine, study shows
Heart muscle cells made from induced pluripotent stem cells faithfully mirror the expression patterns of key genes in the donor's native heart tissue, according to researchers at the Stanford... (Medical News Today)

'Born to be bad' or 'Born to be benign' - Testing cells for oesophageal cancer risk
Genetically analysing lesions in the food pipe could provide an early and accurate test for oesophageal cancer, according to research led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), Academic Medical... (Medical News Today)

Investigators map genomes of three historically important Zika strains
A team of researchers from Utah State University, Logan, has characterized the consensus genome sequences of three historically important Zika virus strains. (Medical News Today)

Breakthrough in cancer cell screening advances personalised treatment of childhood leukaemia
Researchers at Newcastle University have been able to accurately predict how children whose cancer returns after treatment for leukaemia are likely to respond to further treatment. (Medical News Today)

Genetic tests for potentially fatal heart anomaly can misdiagnose condition in black Americans
Genetic testing has greatly improved physicians' ability to detect potentially lethal heart anomalies among asymptomatic family members of people who suffer cardiac arrest or sudden cardiac death. (Medical News Today)

ADHD associated with unhealthy diet in pregnancy
Children with early-onset conduct problems may be more likely to develop ADHD symptoms if their mother had an unhealthy diet during pregnancy, study finds. (Medical News Today)

TERRA, the RNAs that protect telomeres
Despite their especially compact structure that is difficult to access, telomeres transcribe information like the rest of the DNA. (Medical News Today)

Expanded prenatal genetic testing may increase detection of carrier status for potentially serious genetic conditions
In an analysis that included nearly 350,000 adults of diverse racial and ethnic background, expanded carrier screening for up to 94 severe or profound conditions may increase the detection of... (Medical News Today)

Improved analysis of genetic testing could lead to more patients with inherited conditions being successfully diagnosed
A groundbreaking study, led by experts from Royal Brompton Hospital and the University of Oxford, has discovered better methods to interpret the significance of gene mutations in patients who are... (Medical News Today)

Study links two genes to breast cancer survival
Testing for the activity of two genes could pick out women who are at increased risk of dying from their breast cancers, suggests a new study of almost 2,000 patients. (Medical News Today)

Slower blood aging may explain why Hispanics live longer
Hispanics live longer than other ethnicities despite having higher rates of disease. New research finds this may be because they have slower blood aging. (Medical News Today)

A new method simplifies blood biomarker discovery and analysis
Scientists at Karolinska Institutet in collaboration with Estonian Competence Centre on Health Technologies have developed a new gene expression analysis method to widen the usage of blood in... (Medical News Today)

Brain study confirms gene mutation link to psychiatric disorders
Brain scans have revealed how a genetic mutation linked to major psychiatric disorders affects the structure, function and chemistry of the brain. (Medical News Today)

High expression of short gene appears to contribute to destructive eye pressures in glaucoma
Scientists have found a variation of the miR-182 gene in patients with primary open-angle glaucoma that results in this overexpression, said Dr. (Medical News Today)

Will you age well? It might depend on your parents' lifespan
Offspring of parents who have a long lifespan are less likely to develop diseases such as heart disease and cancer in older age, a new study finds. (Medical News Today)

CRISPR gene editing reveals new therapeutic approach for sickle cell disease
An international team of scientists led by researchers at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has found a way to use CRISPR gene editing to help fix sickle cell disease and beta-thalassemia in... (Medical News Today)

Research reveals insights into genetics behind common blood cancer
Scientists at The Institute of Cancer Research, London, have identified how an inherited genetic variant, associated with an increased risk of developing the most common type of leukaemia, helps... (Medical News Today)

Simple, sensitive, and cost-effective assays for analyzing fragile X
Tests useful for preclinical and clinical research on a genetic mutation related to autism and intellectual disability may become more available, reports The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics. (Medical News Today)

New PET scan tracer allows first imaging of the epigenetics of the human brain
A novel PET radiotracer developed at the Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) is able for the first time to reveal epigenetic activity - the process that... (Medical News Today)

Studies in humans and animals show link between GALNT2 gene and levels of HDL cholesterol
Penn Researchers identify first-known humans with genetic mutations of GALNT2 and evaluate effects of these mutations on cholesterol and lipid levels. (Medical News Today)

Epigenetics: The keeper of the code
The code stored in our DNA is no longer the whole story. The field of epigenetics is teaching us that the packaging is just as important as the contents. (Medical News Today)

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