Genetics

Less sitting, more physical activity 'highly likely' to reduce breast cancer risk, study finds

Less sitting, more physical activity ‘highly likely’ to reduce breast cancer risk, study finds

article FILE – A woman jogs in a Los Angeles park after sunset on April 6, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images) Increasing physical activity and sitting less is “highly likely” to reduce the risk of developing breast cancer, new research has found. The findings, published this month …

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Scottish researchers follow the trends towards new knowledge about shellfish farming

Scottish researchers follow the trends towards new knowledge about shellfish farming

The increased mussel production is part of industry organization Scotland Food and Drink’s ambition to double Scottish food production by 2030. Scottish researchers have therefore studied how mussel larvae move in order to give mussel farmers and other shellfish farmers important information on where and how to farm them. The discovery: everything revolves around the …

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Lessons Learned in Disaster Mental Health: The Armenia Earthquake and Beyond

Lessons Learned in Disaster Mental Health: The Armenia Earthquake and Beyond

This book provides a comprehensive overview of the most sustained comprehensive mental health research and recovery program implemented after a natural disaster. BOOK OVERVIEW On December 7, 1988, a powerful earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter scale shook northwestern Armenia, causing widespread destruction and death. In Gyumri, Armenia’s second largest city, more than half of …

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Identification of a potential genetic marker for the treatment of pancreatic cancer

Identification of a potential genetic marker for the treatment of pancreatic cancer

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Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP Announces Securities Fraud Class Action Lawsuit Against Fulgent Genetics, Inc.

Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP Announces Securities Fraud Class Action Lawsuit Against Fulgent Genetics, Inc.

RADNOR, Pa., Sept. 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The law firm Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP (www.ktmc.com) is advising investors that a securities class action lawsuit has been filed in the District United States Court for the Central District of California v. Fulgent Genetics, Inc. (“Fulgent”) (NASDAQ: FLGT). The suit accuses Fulgent of violations …

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Researchers identify genetic factors associated with drug resistance in prostate cancer

Researchers identify genetic factors associated with drug resistance in prostate cancer

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Genetic testing: a new door to opportunities and challenges in preventive health care

Genetic testing: a new door to opportunities and challenges in preventive health care

Since the Covid-19 pandemic, the perception of health care has changed. While the top 10 causes of death in India continue to be non-communicable diseases like diabetes, heart disease and respiratory diseases, these are easily preventable/manageable if treated at an early stage through screening vital and to consultations at regular intervals. Additionally, routine testing could …

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How a Pediatric Hospital's Rare Disease Sequencing System Unlocks the Entire Genome - MedCity News

How a Pediatric Hospital’s Rare Disease Sequencing System Unlocks the Entire Genome – MedCity News

The Kansas City Children’s Mercy The Research Institute announced on Monday that it is being built what he calls the “world’s most advanced genomic sequencing system”. This statement refers to the work that Children’s Mercy does through its Genomic Answers for Kids Program (GA4K). The health system launched the program three years ago with the …

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Bill Eliminating Patient Costs for Some Cancer Screenings, Screenings Clear Pa. Senate Committee

Bill Eliminating Patient Costs for Some Cancer Screenings, Screenings Clear Pa. Senate Committee

HARRISBURG — Separate bills that would eliminate out-of-pocket fees for certain genetic tests and additional breast cancer screenings were submitted to the Pennsylvania Senate Committee on Banking and Insurance this week and are pending a potential vote by the House of Commons. upper house of the General Assembly. The House and Senate each have six …

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