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Type 2 diabetes is a disease that affects ten percent of the world's population, but the genetics underlying the disease remain poorly understood.
… investigation of the underlying genetic architecture of type 2 diabetes has unveiled the most detailed look at the genetic …
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Diabetes mellitus is a disease characterized by an inability to make or use the hormone insulin.
Diabetes (Diabetes Mellitus) … Diabetes mellitus is a disease … to make or use the hormone insulin. … Diabetes, Insulin, Type II Diabetes, Type I Diabetes, Autoimmune Disease … Diabetes mellitus is a …
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The largest genomic study on type 2 diabetes in Africans to date has recently been published in Nature Communications and reports the most recent findings of the ongoing Africa America Diabetes Mellitus (AADM) study that has been led by Dr. Charles Rotimi for over two decades.
… Amy Bentley … The largest genomic study on type 2 diabetes in Africans to date has recently been published in …
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Researchers show critical association between diabetes and previously unlinked ZRANB3 gene.
… Ph.D. … Researchers show critical association between diabetes and previously unlinked ZRANB3 gene. … National … researchers have reported the largest genomic study of type 2 diabetes (T2D) in sub-Saharan Africans, with data from more …
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NIH researchers demonstrated that gene therapy may be the best method for correcting the single faulty gene that causes Niemann-Pick disease, type C1.
… the single faulty gene that causes Niemann-Pick disease, type C1 (NPC1). The gene therapy involved inserting a … with a faulty NPC1 gene to model Niemann-Pick disease, type C1. The researchers' goal was to correct the faulty NPC1 … therapy shows promise for treating Niemann-Pick disease type C1 … NIH researchers demonstrated that gene therapy may …
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Dr. Amy Bentley is a Staff Scientist with the NHGRI's Center for Research on Genomics and Global Health.
… J, Johnson T, Oli J, Adebamowo CA, Rotimi Cn. Impact of Type 2 Diabetes on Impaired Kidney Function in Sub-Saharan African …
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NIH-funded researchers completed the PanCancer Atlas from over 10,000 tumors representing 33 types of cancer.
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NIH researchers have identified a striking signature in tumor DNA that occurs in five different types of cancer.
… as some intermediate and early tumors, depending on the type. Dr. Elnitski's group will also collaborate with … over the course of treatment and to determine if this type of analysis leads to improved detection of a recurrence … Current blood tests are specific to a known tumor type. In other words, clinicians must first find the tumor, …
Genetic Disorders
Myotonic dystrophy is an inherited type of muscular dystrophy that affects the muscles and other body systems.
… Myotonic dystrophy is an inherited type of muscular dystrophy that affects the muscles and other body systems. … Myotonic dystrophy is an inherited type of muscular dystrophy that affects the muscles and other … There are two types of myotonic dystrophy: Type 1 and Type 2. The two types are caused by alterations (mutations) in two …
Genetic Disorders
Gaucher disease is an autosomal recessive inherited disorder of metabolism where a type of fat (lipid) called glucocerebroside cannot be adequately degraded.
… recessive inherited disorder of metabolism where a type of fat (lipid) called glucocerebroside cannot be … recessive inherited disorder of metabolism where a type of fat (lipid) called glucocerebroside cannot be … that they never have any problems from the disorder. Type 2 and 3 do affect the nervous system. Type 2 causes serious …