Genetics

Biotechnology, Genetics, Medical News, Mood disorders, Neurocognitive disorders, Neuroscience
CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing shown to change social behaviors in animal models

A Georgia State University research team has used CRISPR gene editing technology to show how the Avpr1a receptor affects social behaviors in hamsters. CRISPR-Cas9 technology was utilized by a team

Alzheimer's disease, Biotechnology, Genetics, Longevity, Med Lifestyle, Medical News, Neurocognitive disorders, Neuroscience, World health
Blood test that identifies risk of Alzheimer’s disease shown to be highly accurate in large study

Researchers from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have developed a highly reliable blood test for identifying Alzheimer’s disease, which uses the biomarkers amyloid beta proteins Aβ42 and

Biotechnology, Cancer, Cardiology, Genetics, Med Lifestyle, Medical News, Pharmaceuticals
New drug delivery system shown to effectively deliver therapeutic levels of gene-editing proteins

A Harvard research team has developed a new generation of virus-like particles, capable of delivering gene-editing proteins with high-specificity.

Genetics, Medical News, Metabolic syndrome, World health
Genetic point mutation linked to non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a metabolic condition that has a high global prevalence and is rapidly growing. Researchers discovered that albino mice with a mutant tyrosinase gene are

Alzheimer's disease, Genetics, Longevity, Medical News, Neurocognitive disorders, Neuroscience, World health
University of Cambridge researchers find Alzheimer’s disease progresses much differently than previously thought

According to the new study, the replication of aggregates in distinct areas of the brain, rather than the dissemination of aggregates, is the mechanism that controls the rate of advancement

Genetics, Medical News, Sleep
Genetically-predisposed ‘morning people’ adjust to daylight savings time faster

The so-called “early birds,” who are normally early risers in the morning, acclimated to the hour advance of daylight savings within a few days, according to the study. It took