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20/04/2018 - NHS genomics project "at risk" - MPs
Ambitious plans to make the NHS a world leader in genomics are at risk, MPs warn today. More

12/04/2018 - Challenge to find treatable cancer mutations
Oncologists face a huge task to identify which of thousands of recently identified genetic mutations in cancer are worth targeting with drug treatments, European experts have warned. More

11/04/2018 - New growth hormone deficiency test
Researchers in Manchester are hoping to develop an improved test for growth hormone deficiency in children using machine learning and DNA analysis. More

29/03/2018 - Muscle mutation linked to SIDS
A rare genetic mutation affecting the muscles controlling the lungs may be responsible for some cases of sudden infant death syndrome, researchers report today. More

29/03/2018 - Dilated cardiomyopathy investigated
A new study has been launched to investigate the interaction between genes and lifestyle factors in the development of dilated cardiomyopathy. More

20/03/2018 - Osteoarthritis genes revealed
British researchers have identified nine new genes implicated in osteoarthritis, it was announced last night. More

13/03/2018 - 110 genes linked to breast cancer
More than 100 genes have been linked to an increased risk of breast cancer in the most comprehensive study yet. More

13/03/2018 - 22 new stroke risk genes identified
An international team of researchers has identified 22 new genetic risk factors for stroke, tripling the number of genes linked to the condition. More

21/02/2018 - Typhoid gains extra DNA
An antibiotic resistant form of typhoid devastating Pakistan has acquired an extra piece of DNA, researchers have revealed. More

19/02/2018 - Blood tests may point to autistic spectrum disorders
British and Italian researchers today unveiled the first pathological tests devised to aid the diagnosis of autistic spectrum disorders. More

16/02/2018 - Caution urged over breast cancer recurrence predictors
Four commercially developed genetic tests seek to predict risk of breast cancer recurrence – but vary significantly in their accuracy, British researchers warned last night. More

06/02/2018 - Ageing immune system ‘key to cancer development risk’
The ageing immune system may play a far bigger role in the development of cancer than previously thought, according to a research project linking Scottish and French researchers. More

25/01/2018 - Euro cardiomyopathy screening call
European experts today call for screening to be offered to family members of cardiomyopathy sufferers. More

18/01/2018 - Analysis backs cancer gene screening for all women
All women should be screened for genes for breast and ovarian cancers, according to an analysis published today. More

12/01/2018 - Impact of BRCA on early breast cancer studied
Young women who are treated for early breast cancer do not face any immediate increased risk if they carry BRCA mutations, British researchers say today. More

10/01/2018 - Obesity prevention gene found in Pakistan and Greenland
A newly analysed gene is linked to the risk of obesity via the malfunction of a protein controlling appetite control, researchers reported last night. More

09/01/2018 - Five new genetic diseases identified
Five new genetic diseases have been identified, paving the way for potential new treatments, it was announced last night. More

05/01/2018 - Diabetes autoimmune mechanism uncovered
A mechanism has been identified that amplifies the autoimmune reaction in an early stage of pancreatic islet autoimmunity before it progresses to type 1 diabetes. More

04/01/2018 - How alcohol damages DNA
Researchers have discovered some of the exact ways that alcohol causes genetic damage that may trigger the development of cancer. More

15/12/2017 - Gene link to early-onset breast cancer
British researchers have found a genetic variant underlying the development of breast cancer in young women, it was announced today. More

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