Alleles

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First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Lactase Persistence in Southern Africa

Two upcoming articles in the journal Current Biology describe newly identified migration patterns in Later Stone Age southern Africa, arising from recent findings about lactase persistence.The Khoisan, a collective term for Khoe cattle and sheep herders ... [Published About - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Lactase Persistence Alleles Reveal Ancestry of Southern African Khoe Pastoralists

In a new study a team of researchers lead from Uppsala University show how lactase persistence variants tell the story about the ancestry of the Khoe people in southern Africa. The team concludes that pastoralist practices were brought to southern Africa ... [Published Science Daily - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Risk Alleles, Complex Disease, and a New Meaning for Negative

Recent advances in genetics have revealed many newfound genetic loci associated with rheumatic disorders. What insights are being gained from this knowledge now, and what can we anticipate for the future?In this brief interview, rheumatologist Soumya ... [Published Consultant Live - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

No evidence of Alzheimer's disease-associated changes in adolescents carrying genetic risk factors

08:00, Alzheimer's disease & dementiaTwo studies published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease indicate that some of the pathologic changes associated with Alzheimer's disease in older individuals are not apparent in young people who carry the apolipoprotein ... [Published Medical Xpress - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

[tt] [GRG] Plavix Suits against Pharma Target Personalized Medicine

http://www.genengnews.com/insight-and-intelligence/plavix-suits-target-personalized-medicine/77900085/ Plavix Suits Target Personalized Medicine States sue BMS, Sanofi over drug's effects on subpopulations.Alex Philippidis Plavix Suits Target Personalized ... [Published TranshumanTech - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 2 reports

Ancestry of Southern African Khoe Pastoralists Revealed by Lactase Persistence Alleles

Ancestry of the Khoe people in southern Africa traced by the lactase persistence variants, found in a new study by a team of researchers lead from Uppsala University. The team concludes that pastoralist practices were brought to southern Africa by a small ... [Published MedIndia - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

A Little Recent Research on Exercise and Calorie Restriction

The amassed scientific evidence of decades tells us that regular moderate exercise and the practice of calorie restriction with optimal nutrition are both very beneficial for long term health. There is no other presently available option that will ... [Published Fight Aging! - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Genetics can explain why different infections can trigger onset of different types of RA

Published on 27 March 2014A new international study has revealed how genetics could explain why different environmental exposures can trigger the onset of different forms of rheumatoid arthritis .A team at the Arthritis Research UK Centre for Genetics ... [Published Arthritis Research UK - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Cancer related isoforms of components of transcription factor complexes as biomarkers and drug targets

The invention is related to isoforms of components of transcription factor complexes that are specifically expressed in cancer cells. These isoforms can be used as biomarkers for detection, diagnosis, prognosis and monitoring of treatments of cancer, ... [Published PharmCast - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Fifteen Years Later: Hard and Soft Selection Sweeps Confirm a Large Population Number for HIV In Vivo

Affiliations: Tufts University, Sackler School of Biomedical Sciences, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, HIV Drug Resistance Program, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, Frederick, Maryland, United States of AmericaXLeor ... [Published PLoS Biology - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

Amputee runner Amy Winters models Canadian prosthetic accessory in VAWK show

TORONTO - Ultramarathon runner Amy Winters is used training for the rigours of competition, but parenting two young kids and working full-time left no time to prepare for her modelling debut.She clearly didn't need it. The American amputee athlete showed ... [Published Brandon Sun - Mar 18 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 1 reports

Molecular Genetic Evidence for the Place of Origin of the Pacific Rat, Rattus exulans

Commensal plants and animals have long been used to track human migrations, with Rattus exulans (the Pacific rat) a common organism for reconstructing Polynesian dispersal in the Pacific. However, with no knowledge of the homeland of R. exulans, the place ... [Published PLoS medicine - Mar 17 2014]

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"This study will help to write the history of the Khoe people and place their story into a global context of population diffusion" says Dr. Carina Schlebusch
"Newborn screening could quickly become whole-genome sequencing. There is a possibility that in the very near future, in addition to all of the confusing aspects of making a diagnosis ... we could have whole-genome data. ... It also brings a whole bunch of questions as to how one is going to interpret [and] understand this data."
"Plasma Concentrations of the Amyloid-β Peptides in Young Volunteers: The Influence of the APOE Genotype." Ruediger Zimmermann, Ellen Huber, Christine Schamber, Natalia Lelental, Barbara Mroczko, Sebastian Brandner, Juan Manuel Maler, Timo Oberstein, Maciej...

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Lactase Persistence in Southern Africa [Published About - Apr 11 2014]
Lactase Persistence Alleles Reveal Ancestry of ... [Published Science Daily - Apr 09 2014]
Risk Alleles, Complex Disease, and a New Meanin... [Published Consultant Live - Apr 09 2014]
No evidence of Alzheimer's disease-associated c... [Published Medical Xpress - Apr 07 2014]
[tt] [GRG] Plavix Suits against Pharma Target P... [Published TranshumanTech - Apr 06 2014]
Ancestry of Southern African Khoe Pastoralists ... [Published MedIndia - Apr 04 2014]
Lactase Persistence Alleles Reveal Ancestry of ... [Published ScienceNewsline - Apr 03 2014]
Lactase persistence alleles reveal ancestry of ... [Published EurekAlert! - Apr 03 2014]
A Little Recent Research on Exercise and Calori... [Published Fight Aging! - Mar 26 2014]
Genetics can explain why different infections c... [Published Arthritis Research UK - Mar 25 2014]
Cancer related isoforms of components of transc... [Published PharmCast - Mar 20 2014]
Fifteen Years Later: Hard and Soft Selection Sw... [Published PLoS Biology - Mar 19 2014]
Amputee runner Amy Winters models Canadian pros... [Published Brandon Sun - Mar 18 2014]
Molecular Genetic Evidence for the Place of Ori... [Published PLoS medicine - Mar 17 2014]
Genetic markers for risk management of atrial f... [Published PharmCast - Feb 14 2014]
USDA and DOE award $8.1M to 7 biomass genomics ... [Published Green Car Congress - Dec 12 2013]
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[tt] [GRG] Plavix Suits against Pharma Target P... [Published TranshumanTech - Apr 06 2014]
http://www.genengnews.com/insight-and-intelligence/plavix-suits-target-personalized-medicine/77900085/ Plavix Suits Target Personalized Medicine States sue BMS, Sanofi over drug's effects on subpopulations.Alex Philippidis Plavix Suits Target Personalized ...
A Little Recent Research on Exercise and Calori... [Published Fight Aging! - Mar 26 2014]
The amassed scientific evidence of decades tells us that regular moderate exercise and the practice of calorie restriction with optimal nutrition are both very beneficial for long term health. There is no other presently available option that will ...
USDA and DOE award $8.1M to 7 biomass genomics ... [Published Green Car Congress - Dec 12 2013]
The Department of Energy’s Office of Science, Office of Biological and Environmental Research (DOE-BER), and the US Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture’s Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (USDA-NIFA) are jointly ...
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