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Researchers have identified new variants in the MGMT gene that increase an individual’s chance of developing Alzheimer's disease, but only in women
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An unexpected virus and genomic variant combination has been linked to a rise in hepatitis cases in children
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NHS Tayside introduces UK's first routine genetic test for stroke patients, estimated to bring improved outcomes to thousands of patients each year
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We examine two genetically inherited syndromes that increase our risk of colorectal cancer
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We explore a recently funded heart muscle disease project that will use RNA therapy and gene editing in tandem
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We investigate genomics’ role in the prevalence of CH and the difference early diagnosis could make
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We explore how first-contact care and genomic testing could align, and the pivotal part this combination could play in the future
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This week, we weigh up the potential advantages and challenges of wider genomic testing for identifying cancer
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A new study aims to unravel the genomic connection between these two different health conditions
https://www.genomicseducation.hee.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/Diabetes-glucose-1350x450px.jpg 450 1350 Ben Armstrong /wp-content/uploads/2018/06/gep-white-logo-sm-v2.png Ben Armstrong2022-06-17 15:47:032022-06-17 15:47:03Diabetes, the pancreas and the liver
We know that the liver and pancreas can contribute to diabetes, but how significant is their role and what part does genomics play?
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We explore a new gene therapy for a rare, fatal condition that affects young children
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A groundbreaking study has shed light on how some people may inherit autoimmune conditions