Friday, September 30, 2011

Tougher women

The Toronto Star has a story on it.

Concrete genetis

Interesting but odd.

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Genetic library

This is what information should be about speeding up research progress.

Weaker sex in India

The Times of India has a story on the weaker sex which I have discussed before.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

GM forum

Sadly the extreme environmental groups are not interested in it.

Stronger sex

It seems that all those old sayings about women been the weaker sex were wrong.

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Asthma genetics

An interesting article on steroids and asthma.

Mental illness geentics

Welsh scientists are focusing in on them.

Monday, September 26, 2011

Asthma treatment failure

Genes could explain why the treatment does not work for some people according to Reuters.

Resources

This site has informational on environmental and genetic resources.

Sunday, September 25, 2011

Should be labelled

I am a huge fan of genetically modified foods but they should be labelled at the end of the day.

Wilson's disease in tribes

Wilson's disease has been found in 2 Omani tribes.

Saturday, September 24, 2011

Divorce and hair loss

It could be to do with the stress of divorce more than anything else.

5 new CAD genes

5 new genes have been found for CAD.

Friday, September 23, 2011

Mating genetics

I wonder what else they will come up with next?

There is hope for John

It is amazing that Hope for John has raised over £30,000 for Lafora research considering ti is a small charity in the Channel Islands.

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Aborigines' genetics

Scientists believe that aborigines' may have originated from Africans 75,000 years ago.

ALS and dementia

Scientists in the United States and Canada have found a common genetic cause for them.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Inherited motor neuron disease test in months

According to the Daily Telegraph there will be a genetic blood test within months on the NHS.

That many

According to this article up to 250 researchers were involved in the research for mental health genetics.

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Family action

Good to see that family action could lead to change.

This time bipolar

Along with epilepsy, bipolar can be added to the schizophrenia list.

Monday, September 19, 2011

Epilepsy and Schizophrenia

According to BBC News people with epilepsy are six times as likely to have schizophrenia.

Hope for John

There is a new website on Lafora disease. This time it is UK based (to be more precise it is Jersey in the Channel Islands). There will be a hopeforjohn.org coming soon.

Sunday, September 18, 2011

Blood pressure

I have more on blood pressure genetics as the story I was looking at would not load. Than that is life.

What is genetic pollution

To be honest I have not thought of the question or the answer.

Saturday, September 17, 2011

Of mice and men

This is not the big leap that it may appear to be as mice are in many ways different from people.

Family action

This family refused to believe that nothing could be done so they they set out to find a cure for their son and others with this rare genetic disorder.

Friday, September 16, 2011

Genetic testing

Does it help patients?

Calcium and prostate cancer

Genetics may explain the increased risk but to be honest I did not know of the risk.

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Evolution on demand

The Guardian has got ahead of itself as it is early days.

Ethical human genetic enhancement

I don't think it is possible and it is something that we should not aim for but Forbes is at least asking the question.

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Blood pressure

I have a story on blood pressure and genetics.

California genetic discrimination

This will be a debate that people will have for many years to come and it is good to see California at the front of it.

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Good news genetic cracking

There seems to be a awful lot of cracking of genetic codes going on.

Blood pressure

Time Magazine has a article on blood pressure genetics.

Monday, September 12, 2011

Asthma and genetics

I have a new article on genetic markers and asthma.

Diagnosed earlier

It is good news that women are been diagnosed earlier than their mothers and aunts.

Sunday, September 11, 2011

Blood pressure

BBC News has a article on the genetics of high blood pressure.

GM maize

Monsanto hopes to get approval for genetically modified maize in 3 years time in India.

Saturday, September 10, 2011

Endangered horse

I did not know that there were endangered horses but nevertheless it does have quite a story to tell us.

Ban GM fish

The Senator from Alaska wants to ban genetically modified fish. I think it is a bad idea as GM can feed the world.

Friday, September 09, 2011

Zombies

Don't worry this is genetics not a horror movie.

Asthma and arthritis

Genetic research has shown that arthritis may help asthma suffers.

Thursday, September 08, 2011

Blind genetics

Might be searching blindly.

Cloud geentics

Cloud computing can be of benefit to patients and genetic research.

Head to head

I wonder what is going to come up on top, pedigree or genetics? It might be both.

Wednesday, September 07, 2011

Food allergies

African American children maybe more prone to them.

The truth about fat

Not exactly as genetics contrary to popular belief is not the only factor involved. Things like diet and exercise do play a part.

Tuesday, September 06, 2011

Leigh syndrome defect

Scientists have discovered a genetic defect which leads to this rare disorder.

Genes and PTSD

is there anything that they don't see links between? Personally it is nature and nurture.

Monday, September 05, 2011

Leukemia gene discovered

The Hindu is reporting that a gene that causes Leukemia has been discovered.

First study

I thought that there would be many of them on diabetes and South Asians.

Sunday, September 04, 2011

Body odor genetics

According to the Huffington Post bad body odor could could be genetic. I wonder if there is a cure for it yet?

Indy on thinness gene

Now even the Independent has a article on the thinness gene.

Saturday, September 03, 2011

New perspectives on Lafora

A mouse model is bringing new perspectives to Lafora Disease which can also be of importance to other neurological diseases.

Who made me?

How long do you have?

Friday, September 02, 2011

Thursday, September 01, 2011

Medical history

This engineered cancer fighting virus has made medical history.

Parkinson's protection

Good to see that some genetic variations do protect against things like Parkinson's.