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High Doses Of Antioxidant Supplements Induce Stem Cell Genetic Abnormalities, Potentially Leading To Cellular Changes Predisposi by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Thu 06 May 2010 11:00am Medical News Today High doses of antioxidant nutritional supplements, such as vitamins C and E, can increase genetic abnormalities in cells, which may predispose supplement-takers to developing cancer, according to a new study from the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute. The study, led by Eduardo Marbán, M.D., Ph.D., dire ... Read on »
High doses of antioxidant supplements induce stem cell genetic abnormalities by David Granovsky Posted Tue 04 May 2010 9:32pm High doses of antioxidant supplements induce stem cell genetic abnormalities May 4, 2010 High doses of antioxidant nutritional supplements, such as vitamins C and E, can increase genetic abnormalities in cells, which may predispose supplement-takers to developing cancer, according to a new study from the Cedars-Sinai Heart Insti ... Read on »
Genetic Abnormality Predicts Benefit from Treatment for a Rare Brain Tumor by Medline Plus Posted Thu 19 Jan 2012 4:26pm A clinical trial has shown that addition of chemotherapy to radiation therapy leads to a near doubling of median survival time in patients with a form of brain tumor (oligodendroglioma) that carries a chromosomal abnormality called the 1p19q co-deletion. This abnormality is chara ... Read on »
Tubal Reversal Pregnancies: Age And Genetic Abnormalities by Dr. Gary Berger Medical DoctorFacebook Posted Fri 31 Jul 2009 11:52am Trisomy – Most Common Chromosome Abnormality There are many different types of genetic abnormalities. The most common is chromosomal (DNA) trisomy. Trisomy means there are three copies of any one of our 23 chromosomes. Normally, we have two copies of each. Humans have  23 different chromosomes and each chromosome has a duplicate, or back up  copy, ... Read on »
Scientists Link 'Sets' of Genetic Abnormalities to Autism Risk by HealthFinder Posted Tue 01 Mar 2011 12:00pm healthnewslink DNA analysis of more than 1,000 kids may one day lead to better treatments, researchers say. ... Read on »
Identifying Therapeutically Relevant Genetic Abnormalities in Cancer Patients by Bruce Friedman Patient Expert Posted Mon 20 Feb 2012 12:00am I just came across an example of a new type of cancer genomic test. Foundation Medicine has developed a test that utilizes tumor biopsies to detect the presence of therapeutically relevant gene abnormalities (see: High-Speed DNA Scans Help Most Lung Cancer Patients, Study Finds ). Below is an excerpt from the article: More than hal ... Read on »
Environmental Factors in Birth Defects: What We Need to Know by Environmental Health Posted Wed 30 Sep 2009 9:00pm Environmental Factors in Birth Defects: What We Need to Know Formal Correction: This article has been formally corrected to address the following errors. Jump to Bob Weinhold, MA ... Read on »
NIH, USU Study Maps Hotspots of Genetic Rearrangement by Medline Plus Posted Tue 05 Apr 2011 3:01pm Researchers have zoomed in on mouse chromosomes to map hotspots of genetic recombination — sites where DNA breaks and reforms to shuffle genes. The findings of the scientists at the National Institutes of Health and Uniformed Services University of Health S ... Read on »
Why aren't abnormal sperm a cause of miscarriages ? by Dr. Aniruddha M. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 12 Apr 2010 6:46am Image via Wikipedia We know that the commonest reason for a miscarriage is a genetic abnormality in the embryo, and that this is Nature's defense mechanism, to prevent the birth of an abnormal baby. While these defects are often random, they are commoner in older women. This is because the eggs of older women have more genetically abnormali ... Read on »
PGD and Chromosomal Abnormalities. by blossomivfindia Posted Sat 27 Apr 2013 7:52am Pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) refers to genetic profiling of embryos prior to implantation into the uterus, and sometimes even of oocytes prior to fertilization. Procedural implantation of PGD is considered another way to Pre implantation Genetic Testing check for problems in a baby before it is born. Pre implantation genetic diagnosis ( ... Read on »