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Mount Sinai researchers develop novel therapy that could be effective in many cancers

Fitness & Health: New York, NY (July 23, 2021) — Mount Sinai researchers have developed a therapeutic agent that shows…

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Comprehensive clinical sequencing opens door to the promise of precision medicine

Fitness & Health: IMAGE: Co-corresponding authors Jinghui Zhang, Ph.D., St. Jude Department of Computational Biology chair, demonstrated that comprehensive genomic sequencing…

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Why do some people get severe COVID-19? The nose may know

Fitness & Health: The body’s first encounter with SARS-CoV-2, the virus behind COVID-19, happens in the nose and throat, or…

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Research identifies potential role of ‘junk DNA’ sequence in aging, cancer

Fitness & Health: IMAGE: Jiyue Zhu (second from left) talks to members of his research team inside his laboratory on the…

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Scientists discover gene therapy provides neuroprotection to prevent glaucoma vision loss

Fitness & Health: A form of gene therapy protects optic nerve cells and preserves vision in mouse models of glaucoma,…

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Largest-ever type 1 diabetes genetic study IDs potential treatment targets

Fitness & Health: IMAGE:  “This work represents the largest, most ancesty-diverse study of type 1 diabetes that identifies the most…

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Advanced bladder cancers respond to immunotherapy regardless of gene mutation status

Fitness & Health: IMAGE: UNC Lineberger’s William Kim, MD, and colleagues report their research demonstrated that patients with advanced bladder cancers…

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Study identifies MET amplification as driver for some non-small cell lung cancers

Fitness & Health: IMAGE: D. Ross Camidge, MD, PhD view more  Credit: CU Cancer Center A study led by D. Ross…

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Recovering DNA from challenging forensic evidence in forensic genomics

Fitness & Health: IMAGE: journal that addresses how advances in genetic testing and genomic analysis can enable investigators to break through…

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Scientists uncover drivers of phenotypic innovation and diversification in gymnosperms

Fitness & Health: IMAGE: Figure 1. Transcriptome-based species tree of gymnosperms showing major genomic events. view more  Credit: KIB Determining the…

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