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New Computational Approach Helps Genomic Researchers Pinpoint Disease-Causing Genetic Variants

A team of genomic researchers has developed a computer program that enables them to screen the masses of data generated by genome-wide association studies (GWASs) in order to isolate specific gene

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New Breast Cancer Drug to Enter Marketing Regulatory Proces

The developers of a drug designed to replace Herceptin (trastuzumab) for treatment of metastatic breast cancer have released results from a successful phase III clinical trial and expect that the c

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Tripeptide Drug Reverses the Gene Expression Signature in Chronically Damaged Lung TissueA natural peptide found in human plasma

A natural peptide found in human plasma that decreases in amount during the aging process was found to stimulate tissue repair genes that have been downregulated in lung tissue damaged by chronic o