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Genetic map of cancer reveals trails of mutation that lead to disease

Map shows how 20 patterns of mutation drive 30 cancer types, pointing the way to prevention and treatment strategies<p>The first detailed map of genetic faults that cause cancers is published today, offering profound insights into the disease.<p>The map describes more than 20 "genetic signatures", or …

Genetic map helps untangle 'complex diseases' - Futurity

Scientists analyzed more than 120 million patient records to understand the genetic factors at play …

Genetically Modified Cells Could Prevent Death From HIV/AIDS, Study Finds

Image credit: Getty Images<p>Using genetic modification to treat HIV could create cells that are resistant to the two major types of the virus, …

Meet the First Baby Born After Genetic Embryo Screening

What makes Connor Levy, a baby born on May 18, special is that his genome was sequenced for abnormalities before he was born — meaning the doctors …

23andMe Has New Personal Genetics Pitch From Arnold N.Y.

Better to know your genetic fate or not? In a campaign breaking this week for 23andMe, a California-based personal genetics company, Arnold New York …

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