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News digest – tumour-sprouting cigarettes, bowel cancer genes, sperm banking, and more by Cancer Research UK Patient Expert Posted Sat 05 Jan 2013 12:00am Welcome back – after a progress-packed 2012 , here’s our first summary of cancer research news of the new year: Smoking just 15 cigarettes is enough to trigger a genetic mutation of the sort that can lead to cancer, according to a new TV advert launched at the end of December. The hard-hitting Department of Health campaign, which show ... Read on »
Stanford/Packard Scientists Find New Uses For Existing Drugs By Mining Gene-Activity Data Banks by Ed H. Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Wed 17 Aug 2011 9:38pm Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have paired up medicines and maladies with help from a molecular “Match.com.” When the scientists applied an “opposites attract” algorithm to publicly available databases, surprising sparks flew: They found potential compatibilities between numerous existing drugs and diseases for which ... Read on »
New Autism Gene Found: Patient Group Played Critical Role by Malorye Allison Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 27 Aug 2009 11:37pm A major new genetic link to autism has just been announced that supports the theory that autism is caused by disruptions in the brain’s ability to create connections between neurons.  Approximately 30 medical research groups collaborated on a pair of studies that represent the largest to date on this disease and included over 10,000 people with ... Read on »
The Gene behind Arsenic Hyperaccumulation by Environmental Health Posted Sat 31 Jul 2010 9:00pm The Gene behind Arsenic Hyperaccumulation Formal Correction: This article has been formally corrected to address the following errors. Jump to Carol P ... Read on »
Keeping the World’s Seeds Safe by Sean D. Patient Expert Posted Mon 29 Aug 2011 8:00am Every autumn I collect the seeds from my flowers to keep for next spring. This almost meditative action assures me that unlike where mainstream culture is trying to lead me, I am still sustainable , be it just in replanting the seeds from my last year’s favorite flowers. Most of my friends who have vegetable gardens do the same with their green ... Read on »
MORE ON CDC TESTING AND ADVANCED LABORATORY LYME DISEASE CULTURE TEST by Joanne60 Posted Thu 24 Apr 2014 2:38pm In order to gain a better understanding of the issues involved in Lyme infection and testing, the Allentown Family Health Examiner spoke with Dr. Philip M. Tierno, Jr., clinical professor of pathology and microbiology at NYU Langone Medical Center.  The conversation is presented here. **********Not every Lyme-associated rash shows a distin ... Read on »
Matching the Right Drugs to the Right Patient for the Right Price – Gene Network Algorithm Solutions by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 27 Apr 2010 9:29am We talk about super computing on Wall Street and I mention occasionally how this technology slips over to healthcare and here’s one prime example.  Obviously with risk management with health insurers, this would appear to be a company they would consider watching.  Already major pharma companies such as Pfizer and Johnson and Johnson have bo ... Read on »
Cure Autism Now & Autism Speaks Contributions to Autism Genome Project by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 8:04pm Almost lost in all the recent excitement about the Autism Genome Project was the substantial contributions of Cure Autism Now and Autism Speaks which recently merged based on their mutual commitment to accelerate and fund biomedical research into the causes, prevention, treatments and cure for autism spectrum disorders; to increase awarene ... Read on »
incredible information - or perh... by Raw Cuisine Patient Expert Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 10:57am incredible information - or perhaps not… Bill Gates, Rockefeller and the GMO giants know something we don’t by F. William Engdahl Global Research, December 4, 2007 for more info click here One thing Microsoft founder Bill Gates can’t be accused of is sloth. He was already programming at 14, founded Microsoft at age 2 ... Read on »
Cure Autism Now & Autism Speaks Contributions to Autism Genome Project by Harold L D. Patient Expert Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 11:24pm Almost lost in all the recent excitement about the Autism Genome Project was the substantial contributions of Cure Autism Now and Autism Speaks which recently merged based on their mutual commitment to accelerate and fund biomedical research into the causes, prevention, treatments and cure for autism spectrum disorders; to increase awarene ... Read on »