Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Online testing

Benefits for lung cancer patients.

Universal test

More information.

Universal test

A universal genetic pre-natal test could be on the market in a years time.

Ceasarean

It can lead to some genetic changes.

Monday, June 29, 2009

Software

Scientists at Edinburgh are developing software to analysis the genetics of thousands of people at the same time.

LD genetics

The language in the article is not good.

Sunday, June 28, 2009

Cancer

More on cancer genetics.

Difference

There is not that much genetic difference between people.

Owl genetics

An interesting article.

Saturday, June 27, 2009

Cholesterol

Genetic testing is patchy.

Autism

Surely it cannot be that many genes?

Friday, June 26, 2009

Autism

They found a gene. It does not explain why there is so many though.

Learning disabilities

Genetic reasearch.

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Skin

The secrets of younger looking skin.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Cancer

The Daily Mail is reporting on potential new treatments.

Human genetics

Another interesting story from Science Daily.

Lafora Disease

Here is another article on it. Not sure I understand it.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Happiness

I must have the sad gene.

Genetic future

This is an interesting article about the future and how personalised medicine is way off.

Monday, June 22, 2009

Sunday, June 21, 2009

Live stock

More on this topic.

Like fater, like daughter

It is disturbing. I would never do anything like that.

Crop danger

Something must be done for a crop bank urgently. If nothing happens it is going to be a disaster in Africa.

Saturday, June 20, 2009

Love

An interesting article about the genetics of love. It is worth a read for the historical research.

Anorexia, autism

A genetic link has been reported in Time.

Friday, June 19, 2009

Islamic genetics

I am not going to address who is related to the prophet or not as this is not the real story. One of the real stories is the fact that the article talks about the Islamic courts and their acceptance of genetic evidence for example that if the couple are married then the children are the husbands. This is stupid but then religion is stupid.

Farm genetics

Growing interest in it.

Google

Keeping it in the family. I strongly disapprove of this due to the fact that they are making money out of something that is ours.

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Colorectal cancer

it seems that they are at the early stage of developing a test which could help identify people at risk.

Jumping genes

Interesting article about something that could change the way we think about diseases like cancer.

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Neuroblastoma

Scientists have made a important genetic discovery.

Diabetes

Genetic markers have been discovered.

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Gay genetics

OK the title maybe a bit misleading but you will have to read it to understand it.

Lafora, Mark Wilcox

This is the story of Mark Wilcox. Sadly his brother died from this disease.

Ram genetics

It can be good for your business if you are ram farmer of course.

Evoluation genetics

Scientists at the University of Leeds have made an important discovery which could explain a lot.

Monday, June 15, 2009

MS gene

More from Science Daily.

Tiger genetics

This an interesting story about the Royal Bengal Tigers and the work been done to support them.

Sunday, June 14, 2009

MS genetics

Scientists in Austalia and New Zealand are making important breakthroughs.

Crop fingerprinting

It is important and it can help make rice breeding easier.

New disorder

A new genetic disorder has been identified.

Stupid bass

So if their parents got caught than they are likely to get caught. They have not learned from their parents.

Saturday, June 13, 2009

CDC guidelines

It is a good thing and it is about time that guidelines on genetic tests were brought out as it is a major business.

Swnine flu

More news.

ALD

A boy in Northern Ireland is suffering from this rare genetic disorder.

Friday, June 12, 2009

Best of the East Bay, Lafora

The author discusses a lot and it is a interesting blog and she explains about the background to writing the story about lafora disease.

Stroke genetics

It is an interesting story.

Genetic discrimination

Another interesting artice on it.

Thursday, June 11, 2009

Swine flu

It may have been spreading during last August according to genetic research.

Genetic crime

It is a story about the link between crime, genetics and neurology.

Genetic help

A group wants help for sufferers of Huntingdon's Disease.

Genetic spelling bee

You have been warned the simplest mistake can be bad.

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Lafora disease

There is an article about lafora but this time the article is divided between Chelsea Gerber and her friend Danielle Goldsmith who has done lot of the work including running the website.

Genetic warning

It is quite interesting.

Genetic business

It is a big business.

Gang genetics

Looks interesting. I bet there is more to it.

Tuesday, June 09, 2009

Discrimination

There is a interesting study about genetic discrimination in the British Medical Journal.

Cancer genetics

US hospital starts testing all cancer patients.

Genetic dangers

Direct to consumer genetic testing maybe a hip thing but it will do real damage to people in the long run without the support of doctors and other health professionals.

Insomnia, anxiety and depression

May all be genetic. All I need is a good sleep.

Longevity

An interesting studying into longevity genetics has been conducted in Boston.

Monday, June 08, 2009

Tame animals

Scientists have discovered a genetic region.

Your genetic future

A interesting and thoughtful debate organised by the Times.

Genetic winner

A childrens book on genetic engineering has won a prize entirely voted for by children.

Sunday, June 07, 2009

Cancer genetics

Interesting letter to the editor but not one I entirely agree with. There has been huge amounts spent on cancer and not much on many other diseases.

Archaeology

Genetic Archaeology News seems to be a interesting website if at times basic but than we are exploring history through genetics now.

Same

Modern genetics shows that humans are all the same.

Kuwait genetics

Kuwait needs one for GM.

Saturday, June 06, 2009

A new disorder

A new genetic immune disorder has been discovered in children.

Genetic art

This is a rather old but nevertheless interesting story about art and genetics.

Personalised medicine

This is a complicated story and I don't understand it fully.

Undiagnosed

Some mysterious ailments maybe the result of undiagnosed genetic defects.

Friday, June 05, 2009

Online genetics

There is a danger of sharing genetic information online. Try telling that to the Home Office.

History and geography

They have an important part to play in human genetics as a lot of the things that changed are less to do with genetics and more enviornmental.

War genetics

Quite an interesting story about war and human selfishness.

Thursday, June 04, 2009

Hope for John

Channel TV has more on John including a news report.

Honest genetics

Mothers who are open about the results of genetic tests tend to be happier than those that don't. It could be to do with the fact that honesty is easier.

Koalas

They are in danger of dying out due to inbreeding.

Wednesday, June 03, 2009

Gene patenting

Fresh concerns about genetic patents.

Rett syndrome

There will be a monthly discussion of this genetic disorder.

Skin cancer

It seems that genetic drugs could provide effective treatments.

Tuesday, June 02, 2009

Animal to human transplants

They come close after a breakthrough with pigs.

Minors

Genetic testing in minors.

ABC News

There is a story on ABC News 7 about lafora disease.

Monday, June 01, 2009

Breast cancer

New genetic drug offers hope.

Stem cells

Some good news. There is a major breakthrough.