Genetic disorders
A genetic disorder is an illness caused by one or more abnormalities in the genome, especially a condition that is present from birth (congenital). Most genetic disorders are quite rare and affect on...
Genetic disorders - Wikipedia
Many breast cancer patients can skip chemo, big study finds
The largest study ever done of breast cancer treatment finds that most women with the most common form of the disease can skip chemotherapy without hurting their chances of beating the cancer.
Clearing toxins from brain a great boost for Parkinson's and Alzheimer's treatment.
#BREAKING: New chemicals that clear toxic proteins from brain cells have been identified. A great boost for Parkinson's and Alzheimer's treatment.
Scientists In Amsterdam Just Destroyed Breast Cancer Tumors In 11 Days Without Chemo!
Research presented by Professor Nigel Bundred at the European Breast Cancer Conference in Amsterdam revealed that they had tested the effectiveness of a pair of drugs known as Herceptin (a.k.a trastuz...
Couple with Down syndrome celebrate 22 years of marriage
A couple with Down syndrome has proved doubters wrong after 22 years of wedded bliss and a huge Facebook following of people inspired by their heartwarming story. Maryanne and Tommy Pilling were
Signs of breast cancer explained, using lemons - BBC News
How lemons are helping to explain what breast cancer can feel and look like.
The Noodles That Cause Chronic Inflammation, Weight Gain, Alzheimer’s And Parkinson’s Disease
Instant noodles are a popular go-to lunch or dinner for those who are strapped for time (or cash), like college students. While you probably don’t consider them a health food, you may think they’re no...
A Healthy Lifestyle May Help Lower Genetic Breast Cancer Risk
Women who carry common gene variants linked to breast cancer can still cut their risk of the disease by following a healthy lifestyle, a large new study suggests.
Little People Of Ecuador: Laron Syndrome May Unlock Cancer, Diabetes Cure
In the remote villages of Ecuador, 100 very small people may hold the key to a huge medical breakthrough. They all suffer from Laron Syndrome, an incredibly rare genetic disorder that stops them from ...
New DNA analysis may provide early warning of breast cancer
It could be possible to look for molecular alternations in breast tissue to identify whether a patient is at risk of developing breast cancer, a new study has found. Scientists looked at changes in pa...
New Therapy Halts Progression Of Lou Gehrig's Disease In Mice
Researchers have essentially stopped the progression of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig's disease, for nearly two years in one type of mouse model used to study the disease, allowin...
Sugar may increase breast, lung cancer risk, study finds
Table sugar may increase the risk of breast cancer, according to a new animal study from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
CRISPR Gene Editing Successfully Stops Muscular Dystrophy In Living Mice
If used on humans, the treatment could save hundreds of lives per year
Pesticide In Milk May Cause Parkinson's Disease
Men who drank milk that may have been tainted with a pesticide when they were young might be more likely to develop signs of Parkinson's disease, a new study out of Hawaii suggests. A pesticide called...
Old-looking Newborn Rejected by Parents, Being Fed Goat’s Milk by Grandpa
One baby born in a village in Maharashtra, western India looked so different from most babies that no one wanted to hold her as they were afraid to catch whatever disease it was that afflicted her. St...
Autosomal dominant
Dominance in genetics is a relationship between alleles of one gene, in which one allele is expressed over a second allele at the same locus. The first allele is dominant and the second allele is rece...
X-linked dominant
X-linked dominant inheritance, sometimes referred to as X-linked dominance, is a mode of genetic inheritance by which a dominant gene is carried on the X chromosome. As an inheritance pattern, it is l...
X-linked dominant - Wikipedia
X-linked recessive
X-linked recessive inheritance is a mode of inheritance in which a mutation in a gene on the X chromosome causes the phenotype to be expressed (1) in males (who are necessarily homozygous for the gen...
Y linkage
In mammals, Y-linkage, also known as holandric inheritance, is the determination of a phenotypic trait by an allele (or gene) on the Y chromosome.Because the Y-chromosome is small and does not contain...
Mitochondrial disease
Mitochondrial disease is a group of disorders caused by dysfunctional mitochondria, the organelles that generate energy for the cell. Mitochondria are found in every cell of the human body except red ...
Mitochondrial disease - Wikipedia
Huntington's disease clinical research
Huntington's disease is a genetic neurological disorder characterized after onset by uncoordinated, jerky body movements and a decline in some mental abilities for which there is no present cure or ef...
Huntington's disease clinical research - Wikipedia
Inherited disorders of trafficking
Inherited disorders of trafficking (IDT) are a family of disorders that involve vesicular delivery of proteins.They were characterized in 1975.
17q21.3 recurrent microdeletion syndrome
17q21.31 microdeletion syndrome (Koolen De Vries syndrome) is a rare genetic disorder caused by a deletion of a segment of chromosome 17 which contains six genes. This deletion syndrome was discovered...