genetic disease
New Stem Cells on the Block
New Stem Cells on the Block
Dan Cossins | May 15, 2013
By reprogramming human fibroblasts into pluripotent stem cells with somatic cell nuclear transfer, scientists have come up with a viable alternative to iPSCs.
Telomeres Affect Gene Expression
Telomeres Affect Gene Expression
Ed Yong | May 5, 2013
As telomeres shorten with age, genes as far as 1,000 kilobases away could be affected, including one responsible for an inherited muscle disease.
Some Insurers Protected by GINA
Some Insurers Protected by GINA
Edyta Zielinska | Jan 23, 2013
Long-term, life, and disability insurers may still be able to deny coverage to patients with a genetic disease, under current nondiscrimination legislation.
Identifying Diet-Treatable Diseases
Sabrina Richards | Apr 10, 2012
Scientists test which mutations underlie metabolic diseases that may benefit from changes in diet.