The newest study from the Autism Speaks MSSNG project — the world's largest autism genome sequencing program — identified an additional 18 gene variations that appear to increase the risk of autism.
World's largest autism genome database shines new light on many 'autisms'
Researchers in China have discovered a metabolic enzyme inhibitor called epalrestat, used to treat complications from diabetes, could be effective in fighting a deadly form of breast cancer.
Diabetes drug may protect against deadly form of breast cancer
A new study from the University of California Los Angeles has identified master genes that control hundreds of other genes linked to serious conditions such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases, and can be damaged from a head injury.
Study finds head injuries can alter genes in brain
Edinburgh University researchers hoping to develop new treatments for autism have received a £20 million funding boost from a US philanthropic foundation.
Edinburgh University given £20m for autism studies
A breakthrough by British scientists could pave the way for more effective blood pressure drugs.
Blood pressure secret is unlocked:Hope for better drug treatments
The impact of the Zika virus on infected Canadian travelers was ‘more severe’ than expected, said researchers.
Zika virus in Canadian patients 'more severe' than expected
Our face is one of the most exposed parts of our body. As a result, it can get easily irritated.
How to wash your face properly
Researchers from the George Institute for Global Health and the University of Sydney in Australia have found a gender divide in screening for cardiovascular disease, with women much less likely to be screened for heart disease.
Study finds women less likely to have heart checked
A new study at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus found the brains of adolescent anorexia nervosa patients are not fully recovered after treatment and weight gain.
Brains of anorexia patients may not fully recover after treatment

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