Mating patterns versus genetics. Do housing interventions improve health? Air pollution and neurodegenerative diseases.

UCLA Health Advice Paper November 28, 2022 Newswise – Here’s a roundup of news and story ideas from the experts at UCLA Health. For more information on these stories or for assistance with others, please contact us at [email protected]. When patients with congenital heart disease develop cancer: A new study of cancer outcomes in people … Read more

Evidence of the Dutch Pharmacogenetics Working Group (DPWG) for a gene-drug interaction between UGT1A1 and irinotecan

Swen J, Wilting I, Goede A, de, Grandia L, Mulder H, Touw D et al. Pharmacogenetics: From seat to byte. Clin Pharm is there. 2008; 83: 781-7. https://doi.org/10.1038/sj.clpt.6100507. Article Google Scholar Gotchelar HJ. Pharmacogenetics, new section in the European Journal of Human Genetics. Eur J Hum Genet. 2018; 26: 1399 – 400. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41431-018-0205-4. Article PubMed … Read more

This massive sex study disproves a common assumption about human mating habits

idea that Correlation does not imply causation It is a basic caveat in epidemiological research. The classic example involves a hypothetical association between selling ice cream and being drowned. Rather than increased consumption of ice cream causing more people to sink, it is plausible that a third variable (summer weather) leads to an increased appetite … Read more

Muscular dystrophy: symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

The disease can occur in adulthood or in the perinatal period; In the latter case, it is called congenital and has a more severe course. The organs involved in one way or another are the central nervous system, the cardiovascular system, the endocrine system, vision, muscles and, of course, the respiratory system. Muscular dystrophy is … Read more

US COVID cases: New sub-variants, Holiday gatherings may bring more coronavirus, but experts don’t expect sharp increase

As millions of Americans travel to get together with friends and family over the next few days, there’s a good chance that COVID-19 will follow. Experts predict that Thanksgiving gatherings will spark social networks and give new variants of the novel coronavirus new pockets of vulnerable people. As a result, cases and hospitalizations may increase … Read more

Uta’s dad wrote a book inspired by a son with a rare genetic disorder

Cameron and Hannah Bell, with their son Samuel, who has a rare genetic disorder called Trisomy 9p. Cameron says he was inspired to write a book that describes the perspective of someone who, like Samuel, suffers from a life-altering genetic disorder. (Photo by Megan Stallings) Estimated reading time: 4-5 minutes DRAPER – When Cameron Bell … Read more

The predictive genetic testing and genomics market is poised to skyrocket

Predictive genetic testing and genomics Genetic Testing and Genomics Market Forecasting. In addition to identifying, analyzing, and estimating new trends, this research report also examines key industry drivers, challenges, and opportunities as well as assesses competitors, geographies, types, and applications. Understanding the competitive landscape is critical to determining the required product improvements. Industries can make … Read more

Human evolution wasn’t just about the musical note, but how it was played

Duke team researchers She identified a set of human DNA sequences driving changes in brain development, digestion and immunity that appear to have evolved rapidly after our family line split from the chimpanzee lineage, but before splitting with Neanderthals. Our brains are larger, and our guts are shorter than that of our ape peers. said … Read more

Map of the ancient world flycatcher family tree

Photo: The European Robin is more closely related to the African White-browed Robin-Chat than to the Japanese Robin of East Asia, despite the close similarity in appearance between European and Japanese Robins and the sharply different plumage of the European Robin and White Robin-chat. The similarity between the two robins is an example of convergent … Read more