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Gene therapy and stem cells save limb

Blood vessel blockage, a common condition in old age or diabetes, leads to low blood flow and results in low oxygen, which can kill cells and tissues. Such blockages can require amputation resulting in loss of limbs. Now, ...

dateDec 08, 2009 in Medical research
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Genetic links to fungal infection risk identified

( -- Two genetic mutations that may put individuals at increased risk of fungal infections have been identified by scientists from UCL and Radboud University, increasing understanding about the genetic basis of ...

dateOct 28, 2009 in Genetics
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Genome-wide study of autism published in Nature

( -- In one of the first studies of its kind, an international team of researchers has uncovered a single-letter change in the genetic code that is associated with autism. The finding, published in the October ...

dateOct 07, 2009 in Genetics
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