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06/08/2018 - Call to screen relatives of thoracic aortic disease patients
Routine screening and genetic testing of families of aortic disease patients could save lives, according to new research. More

18/07/2018 - Allergic rhinitis risk genes found
Scientists in Germany have reported new insights into the genetics of allergic rhinitis. More

17/07/2018 - DNA side-effects dash gene editing hopes
The CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing tool may cause nearly undetectable genetic damage, British researchers warned last night. More

17/07/2018 - Hope for foetal gene therapy
Animal studies suggest that Gaucher disease could be treated pre-natally using foetal gene therapy, British researchers reported last night. More

22/06/2018 - Early TB gene test developed
An international research team has found a potential test to predict active tuberculosis in advance of symptoms developing. More

19/06/2018 - Infant tumour study pinpoints genes
A genetic study of soft tissue tumours that affect infants has pointed to several drugs that could improve treatment, researchers said last night. More

18/06/2018 - How genetic screening improves lifestyle
A genetic screening programme has successfully persuaded thousands of people to make lifestyle changes, a European conference has heard. More

12/06/2018 - DNA test to identify prostate cancer risk
A new DNA test can identify 63 genetic variations linked to increased risk of prostate cancer, a major international study reported last night. More

29/05/2018 - Gene increases alcohol cardiomyopathy risk
A gene variant linked to heart failure may amplify the risks from alcohol drinking, British researchers have reported. More

22/05/2018 - Genetic variants that could predict glaucoma risk
More than 100 genetic variants have been identified that could help to predict the risk of developing glaucoma, a joint UK-US study has revealed. More

16/05/2018 - Genetic roots of MS explored
Scientists have made progress in understanding the genetic basis of multiple sclerosis. More

15/05/2018 - DNA clue to child brain tumour success
DNA testing might help identify children with brain tumours that will respond to adult medications, British researchers have reported. More

08/05/2018 - Genetic study provides insight into families with migraines
Migraines run in families because of an accumulation of independent genetic risk variants, the largest genetic family study on migraine has revealed. More

04/05/2018 - Every gene of deadliest malaria parasite identified
US scientists have analysed every gene in the most deadly malaria parasite for the first time to help identify and prioritise new drug targets, it was revealed last night (3 May 2018). More

01/05/2018 - Carboplatin effective when BRCA gene present
Women with advanced ‘triple-negative’ breast cancer and BRCA gene mutations respond better to the chemotherapy drug carboplatin than standard treatment, according to the findings of a major clinical trial published last night. More

30/04/2018 - NAT10 defence for genetic disease?
A potential target has been identified that could benefit sufferers of a rare genetic disease that causes premature ageing. More

25/04/2018 - Gene insight into malaria
Researchers have gained new insights into the genes linked to risk of malaria, it was announced today on World Malaria Day. More

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

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