Genetics/Genomics

September 12, 2019

An initial baseline healthy gut microbiome database and abundance profile is described in a new study published in the journal PLOS One.

Though

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September 2, 2019

Researchers developed a gene therapy that specifically reduces fat tissue and reverses obesity-related metabolic disease in obese mice, according to

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August 29, 2019

Infants and young children with epilepsy due to a confirmed genetic abnormality had a better response to treatment with ketogenic diet compared to

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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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