PLoS Genetics

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First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Gene ups bowel cancer risk of processed meat

One in three people is born with a gene that significantly increases their likelihood of developing bowel cancer from eating processed meat, a study has found.Compared with those eating little or no processed meat, the heaviest consumers were more than ... [Published Gastroenterology Update - 8 hours ago]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 3 reports

Genes Elevate Existing Risk Associated with Processed Meat and Cancer

A new study confirms that red and processed meat are associated with an increased risk in colorectal cancer, while also identifying certain genetic factors that may further increase risk.Researchers looked at  9,287 individuals who developed colorectal ... [Published Food Consumer - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Gentic Variant for Difficult-to-Treat Invasive Lobular Carcinoma Identified

Scientists have identified the first genetic variant specifically associated with the risk of a difficult-to-diagnose cancer sub-type accounting for around 10-15 percent of all breast cancer cases.The largest ever study of the breast cancer sub-type, ... [Published American Journal of Managed Care - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

First genetic link discovered to difficult-to-diagnose breast cancer sub-type -- ScienceDaily

Scientists have identified the first genetic variant specifically associated with the risk of a difficult-to-diagnose cancer sub-type accounting for around 10-15 per cent of all breast cancer cases. The largest ever study of the breast cancer sub-type, ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Scientists Map DNA of Deadly Fungus

(HealthDay News) -- Researchers who sequenced the genome of a deadly fungus say their achievement offers a genetic map for finding weaknesses in the fungus in order to fight it.Cryptococcus neoformans causes millions of cases of pneumonia and meningitis ... [Published MedicineNet.com - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 4 reports

Gene variant increases risk of colorectal cancer from eating processed meat -- ScienceDaily

A common genetic variant that affects one in three people appears to significantly increase the risk of colorectal cancer from the consumption of processed meat, according to study published today in PLOS Genetics. The study of over 18,000 people from ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Research brings significant improvement in genetic analysis of tumours

Every tumour is unique and requires specific treatment. A thorough and complete analysis of the genetic activity in the tumour cells is necessary to determine the appropriate treatment. Researchers at TU Delft, in collaboration with researchers from Columbia ... [Published Medical Xpress - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Progress Toward a Genetic Profile for Bipolar Disorder

SearchMedica NewsInsights from a recent search on SearchMedicaSwiss researchers recently identified two new gene regions that play a role in the development of bipolar disorder . They are part of the genetic jigsaw puzzle, including large numbers of genetic ... [Published Psychiatric Times - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 2 reports

LSTM Researchers Explain Multiple Insecticide Resistance in Mosquitoes

| ISAAAScientists at Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine in the UK revealed the reason behind the multiple and extreme-level resistance in mosquitoes found in the rice fields of Tiassalé in southern Côte d'Ivoire discovered in 2011. The results of their ... [Published BioPortfolio - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 2 reports

Scientists use DNA to predict facial features

A new technique allows scientists to make guesses about what a person'sface looks like, by examining just 20 genes in their DNA .The researchers say it may one day be possible for the procedure to beapplied to DNA left at crime scenes: faces could be ... [Published BioNews - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

DNA Mugshots

| In a paper in PLOS Genetics, researchers showed how 24 gene variants could construct crude 3-D models of a face. The researchers started with 592 volunteers and looked at genes thought to be involved in facial development. Nature News Editor's Note: ... [Published Bio-IT World - Mar 25 2014]
Entities: DNA, PLoS Genetics, Genome
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 2 reports

Researchers render accurate 3-D mugshots from DNA

March. 24 (UPI) -- Technology has revolutionized the way police prevent crime and/or track criminals. But getting the word out about a wanted man or woman still relies on hand-drawn composite sketches -- drawings based on descriptions of the subject ... [Published UPI - Mar 24 2014]

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"Our study is the first to understand whether some individuals are at higher or lower risk based on their genomic profile. This information can help us better understand the biology and maybe in the future lead to targeted prevention strategies."
"This information can help us better understand the biology and maybe in the future lead to targeted prevention strategies" said Dr Figueiredo
...in three people appears to significantly increase the risk of colorectal cancer from the consumption of processed meat, according to a new study, " Genome-Wide Diet-Gene Interaction Analyses for Risk of Colorectal Cancer , " published April 17, 2014 in PLOS Genetics...
Dr Matthew Lam, of Breakthrough Breast Cancer, which helped fund the research, said: "Early and accurate diagnosis is key to beating breast cancer."

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Gene ups bowel cancer risk of processed meat [Published Gastroenterology Update - 8 hours ago]
Genes Elevate Existing Risk Associated with Pro... [Published Food Consumer - Apr 22 2014]
Consumption of Processed Meat May Increase the ... [Published American Journal of Managed Care - Apr 21 2014]
Gentic Variant for Difficult-to-Treat Invasive ... [Published American Journal of Managed Care - Apr 21 2014]
Gene link found in colorectal cancer risk from ... [Published Channel NewsAsia - Apr 21 2014]
First genetic link discovered to difficult-to-d... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 21 2014]
Diet-gene interaction on processed meat consump... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 19 2014]
Gene variant increases risk of colorectal cance... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 18 2014]
Discovery of Breast Cancer Gene Raises Hope of ... [Published International Business Times UK - Apr 18 2014]
Gene variant, processed meat linked to boost in... [Published Science News Online - Apr 18 2014]
Gene variant makes eaters of processed meat 'mo... [Published Medical News Today - Apr 18 2014]
Gene increases meat-eaters' cancer risk [Published WA Today - Apr 18 2014]
Gene behind hard-to-spot breast cancer identifi... [Published Mail Online UK - Apr 18 2014]
Study: Processed Meat Raises Colorectal Cancer ... [Published VOA News - Apr 18 2014]
Scientists Map DNA of Deadly Fungus [Published MedicineNet.com - Apr 17 2014]
New gene variant found increases the risk of co... [Published BioPortfolio - Apr 17 2014]
Tracking flu levels with Wikipedia [Published EurekAlert! - Apr 17 2014]
New gene variant found increases the risk of co... [Published Medical Xpress - Apr 17 2014]
Progressive neurodegenerative disorder linked t... [Published Medical Xpress - Apr 17 2014]
First genetic link discovered to difficult-to-d... [Published Medical Xpress - Apr 17 2014]
Research brings significant improvement in gene... [Published Medical Xpress - Apr 17 2014]
Ancient African cattle first domesticated in Mi... [Published AgroTimes.com - Apr 17 2014]
Physiologically relevant cell-based models enab... [Published Medical News Today - Apr 15 2014]
Progress Toward a Genetic Profile for Bipolar D... [Published Psychiatric Times - Apr 14 2014]
Development of new cell models that report circ... [Published EurekAlert! - Apr 11 2014]
Using mathematics to beat jetlag effectively [Published EurekAlert! - Apr 10 2014]
New Nephrology Chief Named at NewYork-Presbyter... [Published Digital Journal - Apr 09 2014]
New Nephrology Chief Named at NewYork-Presbyter... [Published PRWeb - Apr 09 2014]
Cleft palate discovery in dogs to aid in unders... [Published UC Davis - Apr 05 2014]
CRISPR symposium at MSU [Published Information Processing - Apr 04 2014]
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CRISPR symposium at MSU [Published Information Processing - Apr 04 2014]
CRISPR Symposium, Saturday April 5, 8:30-4:00, Snyder Theater, C20 Snyder Hall.Sponsored by the Office of the Vice-President for Research.Speaker Information:Dan Bauer is a lecturer in Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School. He is first author on the October ...
Genetic Variation Linked To Heart Disease Risk ... [Published Scientific Blogging - Mar 30 2014]
Researchers have pinpointed a new mechanism of how natural variation in our DNA alters an individual's risk for developing heart disease by interfering with the ability of a developmental gene to interact with a specialized type of RNA. This work expands ...
Creating Forensic Sketches from DNA [Published Schneier on Security - Mar 28 2014]
This seems really science fictional: It's already possible to make some inferences about the appearance of crime suspects from their DNA alone , including their racial ancestry and some shades of hair colour. And in 2012, a team led by Manfred Kayser ...
LSTM Researchers Explain Multiple Insecticide R... [Published CropBiotech Update - Mar 26 2014]
Scientists at Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine in the UK revealed the reason behind the multiple and extreme-level resistance in mosquitoes found in the rice fields of Tiassalé in southern Côte d'Ivoire discovered in 2011. The results of their investigation ...
The Gene Family Linked To Brain Evolution Is Im... [Published Scientific Blogging - Mar 21 2014]
The same gene family that may have helped the human brain become larger and more complex than in any other animal also is linked to the severity of autism, according to new research from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. The gene ...
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