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    Technology in the bedroom
    http://mrjam.typepad.com/diary… , 24-Apr-2009

    ABSTRACT: Scientists are invading the field of relationships, and good luck to them

    Genes Linked to Stroke May Raise Risk by a Third, Study Finds
    Bloomberg

    ABSTRACT: April 16 (Bloomberg) -- Two gene variants newly linked to stroke may increase by about 30 percent a person’s risk for the third-leading cause of death in the U.S., according to a study of about 20,000 patients.

    DNA scan 'could cut cost of insurance - even if results kept secret
    The Times , 28-Mar-2009

    ABSTRACT: Taking genetic tests to assess potential health risks could mean cheaper medical insurance even if the results are not disclosed, a senior industry executive has told The Times.

    I'm totally uninsurable since having the DNA test'
    The Times , 28-Mar-2009

    ABSTRACT: Insurance companies and genetic testing have proved to be a cruel combination for Barnaby Levy.

    A sign that DNA revolution is in the air
    The Times , 23-Feb-2009

    ABSTRACT: Gil Baldwin's vision of a benign future in which those who agree to have their DNA sequenced will benefit from lower insurance premiums and healthier lifestyles is not about to happen tomorrow. But his perception that genetics is poised to change the way that we relate to insurance companies highlights how rapidly we are approaching a medical and social revolution.

    Google founder Sergey Brin pays for Parkinson’s gene trial
    The Times , 12-Mar-2009

    ABSTRACT: A powerful new approach to reading genetic codes has been tested for the first time in a study that could transform the prospects of personalised medical treatment based on individuals’ DNA.

    Genetic code could be used to offer ultimate personal care on the NHS
    The Times , 23-Feb-2009

    ABSTRACT: A powerful new approach to reading genetic codes has been tested for the first time in a study that could transform the prospects of personalised medical treatment based on individuals’ DNA.

    My Genome, My Self
    The New York Times , 07-Jan-2009

    ABSTRACT: ONE OF THE PERKS of being a psychologist is access to tools that allow you to carry out the injunction to know thyself. I have been tested for vocational interest (closest match: psychologist), intelligence (above average), personality (open, conscientious, agreeable, average in extraversion, not too neurotic) and political orientation (neither leftist nor rightist, more libertarian than authoritarian). I have M.R.I. pictures of my brain (no obvious holes or bulges) and soon will undergo the ultimate test of marital love: my brain will be scanned while my wife’s name is subliminally flashed before my eyes.

    Genetic tests for all - the new approach to preventive medicine
    The Times , 10-Jan-2009

    ABSTRACT: Genetic tests that can detect a raised risk of breast, ovarian and prostate cancer are being offered for the first time to people without family histories of the diseases, The Times has learnt.

    Genetic screening can predict diabetes?
    Press TV , 23-Nov-2008

    ABSTRACT: US researchers believe genetic screening has a small impact on identifying individuals at a greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

    'Body clock gene' diabetes clue
    WPN(World Press Network ) , 08-Dec-2008

    ABSTRACT: The workings of our internal body clock appear to be directly connected to our risk of diabetes, researchers claim.

    Hope of insulin cell transplant
    WPN(World Press Network ) , 07-Jan-2009

    ABSTRACT: Scientists working towards pancreatic cell transplants as a cure for diabetes have taken the first step to getting around the problem of immune rejection.

    Cell transplants to tackle diabetes
    Press TV , 04-Jan-2009

    ABSTRACT: Researchers have transplanted genetically engineered insulin-producing beta pancreas cells in mice in order to tackle type 1 diabetes.

    Cystic fibrosis gene cure closer
    BBC News , 17-Feb-2009

    ABSTRACT: US researchers say they are a step closer to developing a gene therapy cure for cystic fibrosis (CF).

    Genes fuel financial risk-taking
    BBC News , 11-Feb-2009

    ABSTRACT: Some people who take big risks on the stock market can blame their genes for their behaviour, work suggests.

    Genetic 'hotspots' for psoriasis
    BBC News , 26-Jan-2009

    ABSTRACT: Scientists are moving closer to identifying the multiple genetic faults which may cause the painful skin condition psoriasis.

    Asian heart disease gene found
    BBC News , 19-Jan-2009

    ABSTRACT: A gene mutation that almost guarantees the development of heart disease is carried by 60m people, researchers say.

    Women-only gene link to dementia
    BBC News , 12-Jan-2009

    ABSTRACT: Scientists have found a genetic risk factor for late onset Alzheimer's disease which is carried only by women.

    Breast cancer metastasis gene found
    Press TV , 06-Jan-2009

    ABSTRACT: A single gene is responsible for not only the development and spread of breast cancers but also in causing resistance to chemotherapy.

    U.S. researchers: New genetic markers for ulcerative colitis identified
    China View , 05-Jan-2009

    ABSTRACT: WASHINGTON, Jan. 4 (Xinhua) -- An international team led by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine has identified genetic markers associated with ulcerative colitis, the journal Nature Genetics said Sunday.

    U.S. research: Genetic variation may lead to early cardiovascular disease
    China View , 03-Jan-2009

    ABSTRACT: WASHINGTON, Jan. 2 (Xinhua) -- Researchers from Duke University Medical Center have identified a variation in a particular gene that increases susceptibility to early coronary artery disease, the open-access journal PLoS Genetics reported Friday.

    Blood pressure gene discovered
    WPN(World Press Network ) , 30-Dec-2008

    ABSTRACT: Scientists have found a gene that controls the blood pressure through affecting the function of the kidneys in regulating salt levels.

    'Blood pressure gene' affects 20%
    WPN(World Press Network ) , 30-Dec-2008

    ABSTRACT: One in five white people carries a gene fault which could raise their risk of high blood pressure, research suggests.

    Obesity causing genes, discovered
    Press TV , 15-Dec-2008

    ABSTRACT: Researchers have discovered six new genetic factors responsible for appetite control and eating behaviors which lead to obesity.

    Rapid HIV evolution avoids attack
    WPN(World Press Network ) , 26-Feb-2009

    ABSTRACT: HIV is evolving rapidly to escape the human immune system, an international study has shown.

    Key susceptibility locus for nonsyndromic cleft lip with or without cleft palate on chromosome 8q24
    http://www.nature.com/ng/journ…

    Genome-Wide Association Study of Tanning Phenotype in a Population of European Ancestry. 40 selected SNPs tested for association of tanning ability in the controls of the skin cancer study within the NHS and pooled data.
    http://www.nature.com/jid/jour…

    Genome-Wide Association Study of Tanning Phenotype in a Population of European Ancestry. 40 selected SNPs tested for association of tanning ability in the controls of the skin cancer study within the NHSand pooled data.
    http://www.nature.com/jid/jour…

    Genome-Wide Association Study of Tanning Phenotype in a Population of European Ancestry. 27 selected SNPs in the initial GWAS and controls of the skin cancer study within the NHS, and pooled data after excluding individuals with red hair color
    http://www.nature.com/jid/jour…

    http://content.nejm.org/cgi/content/full/NEJMoa0807917#T2
    http://content.nejm.org/cgi/co…

    Newly discovered breast cancer susceptibility loci on 3p24 and 17q23.2
    http://www.nature.com/ng/journ…

    A Common Variant on Chromosome 9p21 Affects the Risk of Myocardial Infarction
    http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/…

    High Myopia Is Not Associated with the SNPs in the TGIF, Lumican, TGFB1, and HGF Genes
    http://www.iovs.org/cgi/conten…

    Loss-of-function variants in endothelial lipase are a cause of elevated HDL cholesterol in humans
    http://www.jci.org/articles/vi…

    Sequence variants at the TERT-CLPTM1L locus associate with many cancer types
    http://www.nature.com/ng/journ…

    Key susceptibility locus for nonsyndromic cleft lip with or without cleft palate on chromosome 8q24
    http://www.nature.com/ng/journ…

    SLCO1B1 Variants and Statin-Induced Myopathy - A Genomewide Study
    http://content.nejm.org/cgi/co…

    Genome-wide association defines more than 30 distinct susceptibility loci for Crohn's disease
    http://www.nature.com/ng/journ…

    PTPRD (protein tyrosine phosphatase receptor type delta) is associated with restless legs syndrome
    http://www.nature.com/ng/journ…

    Plasminogen Alleles Influence Susceptibility to Invasive Aspergillosis
    http://www.plosgenetics.org/ar…

    Duffy Antigen Receptor for Chemokines Mediates trans-Infection of HIV-1 from Red Blood Cells to Target Cells and Affects HIV-AIDS Susceptibility
    http://www.sciencedirect.com/s…

    Genetic determination of telomere size in humans: a twin study of three age groups.
    http://hmg.oxfordjournals.org/…

    Common variants on 1p36 and 1q42 are associated with cutaneous basal cell carcinoma but not with melanoma or pigmentation traits
    http://www.nature.com/ng/journ…

    Variants in KCNQ1 are associated with susceptibility to type 2 diabetes mellitus
    http://www.nature.com/ng/journ…

    Cholinergic nicotinic receptor genes implicated in a nicotine dependence association study targeting 348 candidate genes with 3713 SNPs
    http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.g…

    A genome-wide association study identifies six susceptibility loci for chronic lymphocytic leukemia
    http://www.nature.com/ng/journ…

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