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Improved human pangenome identifies more genetic variations

Exciting news in genetic research! The Human Pangenome Reference Consortium has unveiled an improved version of the human pangenome reference. This comprehensive reference includes genetic informatio..

Rare diseases: Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a rare inherited muscle disorder characterized by progressive muscle weakness and degeneration that leads to difficulties walking and reduces life expectancy. It is a sin..

Facts about Florence Nightingale

May 12 is International Nurses Day. It is celebrated on Florence Nightingale’s birthday. She pioneered the field of modern nursing through her dedication, commitment and endeavor. What is Fl..

The genetics of hair loss: alopecia and more

Hair loss is a common problem that affects millions of men and women around the world. While genetics is believed to be the most significant factor contributing to hair loss, other factors can also p..

Depression linked to gut bacteria and blood molecules

Depression is a serious mental health issue affecting over 280 million people worldwide. Recent research has revealed a potential link between gut health and the development of major depressive disor..

Are migraines genetic? What is a migraine, what are the symptoms and what are the causes?

If you are unlucky enough to suffer from migraines, you will know that a migraine is not just a bad headache. The headache and accompanying symptoms can be extremely debilitating and often leave suff..

All about autism spectrum disorder: Understanding the causes, symptoms, and treatment

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a neurological developmental disorder that affects brain development and function. This affects how people learn, behave, communicate and interact with others, leadi..

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INFOGRAPHICS

Hereditary breast and ovarian cancer

Cancer can sometimes run in families; in fact, it is estimated that 5-10% of all cancer cases are inherited. This includes up to 10% of breast cancers and up to 25% of ovarian cancers. The characteri..

Hereditary diseases

Movember is all about men’s health

The month of November, also known as Movember, has been chosen as the month to raise awareness about men’s health. During Movember, men are encouraged to grow a moustache, or participate in an even..

Health and well-being

Liquid biopsy: a game-changer for cancer diagnosis and therapy

Liquid biopsy is a novel, non-invasive blood test that enables healthcare providers to discover a range of information about a tumor, such as early cancer detection, genetic alterations that lead to ..

Hereditary diseases

Hereditary breast and ovarian cancer

Cancer can sometimes run in families; in fact, it is estimated that 5-10% of all cancer cases are inherited. This includes up to 10% of breast cancers and up to 25% of ovarian cancers. The characteri..

Hereditary diseases

Movember is all about men’s health

The month of November, also known as Movember, has been chosen as the month to raise awareness about men’s health. During Movember, men are encouraged to grow a moustache, or participate in an even..

Health and well-being

Liquid biopsy: a game-changer for cancer diagnosis and therapy

Liquid biopsy is a novel, non-invasive blood test that enables healthcare providers to discover a range of information about a tumor, such as early cancer detection, genetic alterations that lead to ..

Hereditary diseases

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