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Could we ‘turn off’ our body’s unwanted immune responses? New research has found a genetic switch in our non-coding DNA that could help treat complex allergic disease
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A new study has identified an interaction between two genes that could cause cells in the heart to replicate, opening the door to the first possible curative treatment for heart disease
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Why do some conditions affect us more as we age? A recent study looked at one in particular, atherosclerosis, and found that non-coding RNA may hold the answers
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In the second part of our Covid-19 special, we look at the genomic science and technology behind a new UK consortium to improve understanding of the virus
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In the first of a two-part article, we look at how the NHS is teaming up with academia, researchers and public health agencies to combat Covid-19 with genomics
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You’ve seen the headlines and heard people talk about having ‘the gene for’ x, y or z – but do you know the facts behind the headlines?
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A new study into metastatic cancers highlights the significant potential for WGS in deepening understanding of the disease and improving treatment options
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We take a look back at a bold paper published in 1999, 'Ophthalmology in the post-genomic era' to see how accurate its authors' predictions really were
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The bacteria in the gut is seen more and more as an important factor in health. We look at the latest on how, and why, it matters
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A complex and serious issue, obesity is the result of a combination of factors; but at least some our destiny lies in our genomes
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Two new short online courses, exploring the role of proteins and how genetic conditions are inherited, have been added to our collection
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The RCGP annual conference is the leading annual event for GPs, practice teams and other primary care professionals.