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Dutch biotech company uniQure said Monday it would start selling the first human gene therapy to be approved in the West by mid-2013 and predicted an explosion of similar therapies to come.
2012/11/7
A Danish sperm donor has passed a potentially severe genetic disorder to five children after a screening test failed to catch that he had the disease, health officials said Monday.
2012/9/26
More than 1,000 women in Taiwan have their eggs frozen for future pregnancy for reasons ranging from no marriage plans in the near future to physical conditions.
2012/9/24
Researchers at Academia Sinica, Taiwan's highest research institute, said yesterday that they have found a possible cause of a progressive, fatal and incurable motor neuron disease.
2012/8/23
European and Australian scientists on Sunday said they had snared four more genes that highlight an inherited cause for common migraines.
2012/6/12
An international team of scientists said Sunday the largest brain study of its kind had found a gene linked to intelligence, a small piece in the puzzle as to why some people are smarter than others.
2012/4/17
Scientists have for the first time created blood platelet cells by reprogramming stem cells derived from adult cells, offering the potential for a renewable supply of the fragile blood component.
2011/12/12
Scientists said Sunday they had uncovered five genes linked to the onset of Alzheimer's disease, doubling the number of genetic variants known to favor the commonest form of dementia.
2011/4/5
Samples of DNA can give a high-probability estimate of someone's hair color, a finding that will be a boon for forensic scientists, according to a new study published on Tuesday.
2011/1/6
Scientists have discovered a way to learn everything there is to know about a fetus's genetic make-up by taking a sample of the pregnant mother's blood, said a study released on Wednesday.
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