Sunday, May 31, 2009

Testicular cancer

A major advance in genetics has been made.

Liver drugs genetics

It seems that genetic markers have been found for drug induced liver injury.

Stroke genetics

This is a form of stroke which mainly affects young people.

Brain genes

This is an interesting article on the genetics of the brain.

Political genetics

There is a heated discussion on this issue in Germany. It is to do with public reaction and then political reactions.

Saturday, May 30, 2009

Beef genetics

This is a follow up to the last story. Now they have got a website for the information. Queensland is a leader in this area of genetics.

Beef genetics

I hope that it tastes good.

Breast cancer

They have found a genetic switch which could reduce the risks of breast cancer.

Friday, May 29, 2009

Dog helps children

The dog with a genetic disorder could help children with a genetic disorder. He must be a good friend to man.

Thursday, May 28, 2009

Baby genetics

It seems that scientists have made an important discovery on a gene for a disease for babies.

Prostate cancer

Interesting article on genetic test for prostate cancer.

Glowing monkeys

Hopes and fears. The FT usually has good articles on this kind of stuff.

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Sex genetics

This is not a adult forum so let us be careful here.

Glowing monkeys

They can pass it on genetically to their offspring.

Genetics concern

It appears that some companies maybe going too far.

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Mouse gemone

It took 10 years to map the genetics of a mouse. Lucky it was not Tom and Jerry.

Baldness cure

It will be welcome after this gene has been discovered. I look forward to it.

Infertility treatments

It is a shame that most people I know can breed without it.

Monday, May 25, 2009

Gum and heart disease

I think it has been covered before but than the Mail has been aimed at a less intelligent reader.

Dental heart disease

They have found a link between a dental disease and heart disease. It is a genetic link.

True love

There is no such thing but it is only genetic love.

Sunday, May 24, 2009

Neanderthal genetics

This is a basic site but the stuff on neanderthal population genetics looks quite interesting to me. Enjoy and remember they did not have small brains.

Malaria genetics

This is a interesting story about the genetics of malaria in Africa.

DNA fingerprinting

The moment that led up to it. It is a good article from the Guardian.

Saturday, May 23, 2009

Genetic sheep

The Welsh government is spending a lot of money on it.

Swine flu

This is exciting the genetics of swine ful.

Heart disease genetics depression

I know it is quite a mouthful but the thing with mental illness is that genetics is not always the answer to them all.

Friday, May 22, 2009

More on bearded ladies

They must have a hard time getting dates.

Underused tests

There have been genetic tests on the market for breast and ovarian cancer but not many women are using them. It is a shame really.

Thursday, May 21, 2009

Bearded lady

Most unattractive genetic feature. Not many dates.

Little hearts

They need protecting due to the summer activities and the impact on genetic health.

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Genetic discrimination

A few Federal law is coming into effect and this is good news.

Genetic volunteers

If you are in Quebec than maybe you can help them with the genetic map.

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Autism genetics

Scientists have found a gene which seems to impact more boys than girls but they are not sure why.

Genetic engineering

This time it is to solve hunger in Africa.

Genetic caution

Whilst there is some great news about the latest genetic discoveries and personalised medicine the Times has a warning. It is worth reading to remind oursleves that we still have a long way to go.

Personalised medicine

Thanks to new genetic discoveries we are closer to personalised medicine. Not sure when though.

Monday, May 18, 2009

Rare diseases day

It was in February but it is still important. A lot of the rare diseases are genetic.

Genetic fitness

There seems to be a link between intelligence and good health.

Sunday, May 17, 2009

Girl becomes woman

Scientists are beginning to crack the genetic code of when a girl matures into a woman. This is biologally not socially.

Menopause genetics

This is a interesting article and the discovery could have far wider impacts besides the menopause. The story is somewhat complex for me. I am not a expert on genetics.

Alive Magazine

This is the story of Chelsea Gerber and this time you don't have to go through the magazine to find it.

Blood pressure genetics

This story was covered before but there is a new article on it.

Saturday, May 16, 2009

North East genetics

I can't think of anything to say.

Transexual genetics

It is only a thing in a number of things people do get carried away with things like this.

Friday, May 15, 2009

Super rats

They have a genetic mutation which sadly makes it difficult to kill them. The country is infested with rats.

Brittle Bone

Support the charity that works with sufferers of this genetic disorder.

Smoking in pregnancy

I can now see the excuses from woman "it is to do with my genes. I am genetically made that way" Wrong your genetics only play a part.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

NHS DNA network

The future of genetics. Let us hope that it does not have the same problems that the rest of the NHS has.

Gene patent

Cancer patients are fighting back. It is welcome.

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Swine Flu genetics

They have cracked it and now they are close to developing a vaccine. Let us hope that it is not the same scare as MMR.

Land mark study

Is it just me or does every important genetic story for the last few days have somthing to do with flu?

Getting back on topic this story is about genetic differences which means that some people can catch Swine Flu and others not.

Monday, May 11, 2009

H1N1 Mexicans

This article argues that Mexicans maybe genetically more likely to get Swine Flu.

Incredible human journey

I saw it on TV and it was brilliant. It is a good programme which uses the latest in genetics to explain our origins from Africa.

Sunday, May 10, 2009

Blood genetics

My blood is boiling.

Africans populated the world

It seems that recent genetic research has shown that one tribe is responible for populating the world. Good luck BNP in trying to counter that. As your racism is not based on fact.

Saturday, May 09, 2009

Swine Flu genetics

It is amazing what they are doing now.

Friday, May 08, 2009


The May edition has got a story on Chelsea Gerber and her battle with Lafora.

Wednesday, May 06, 2009

Swine Flu

A new article on the genetics of Swine Flu

Tuesday, May 05, 2009

African genetics

More on the story I have discussing about the genetic differences. This time from the Guardian.

Monday, May 04, 2009

Human history

They are using genetics for historical research. I wonder who I am related to and what kind of faulty genes I have?

African genetics

Another interesting article on the genetic makeup of the African population.

Sleep genetics

I am tired and off to sleep now. I am only joking but the article is quite interesting for people with the serious genetic disorder.

Sunday, May 03, 2009

Swine Flu genetics

This is an interesting article about the first genetic examination of Swine Flu.

Saturday, May 02, 2009

African genetics

Really interesting article and it is good that they are spending time and money on researching the genetics of Africans.