Genetics/Genomics

August 19, 2019

A team of microbiologists and bioinformaticians from Harvard Medical School and Joslin Diabetes Center offer a first glimpse of the array of genes

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August 13, 2019

Gut-infecting bacterium Clostridium difficile (C. diffcile) is evolving to thrive in people eating a Western sugar-rich diet, according to a new

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August 5, 2019

Scientists have devised a new computational method that reveals genetic patterns in the massive jumble of individual cells in the body, which will be

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July 30, 2019

A special class of beneficial gut bacteria, called Clostridia, prevents mice from becoming obese, suggesting these same microbes may similarly

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July 25, 2019

The quality of dietary fat consumed and the genetic risk of diabetes work independently of each other, and a diet rich in polyunsaturated fats can be

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July 18, 2019

Having osteoarthritis may increase the risk of death cardiovascular disease, according to a new epidemiological study published in the journal

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July 12, 2019

“Crosstalk” between genes may be responsible for brain inflammation in Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new study by scientists

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July 3, 2019

Individual variation in genes alters our ability to regulate emotions, providing new insights that could help in the development of personalized

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