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Two studies highlight the need for genetic screening for ethnically diverse prostate cancer

NEJM Study: Genetic Anomaly Hidden Behind Late-Onset Common Cerebellar Ataxia

Researchers from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, McGill University and other institutions have found that a well-hidden genetic variation in the FGF14 gene, called DNA tandem repeat expansion, causes a common form of late-onset cerebellar ataxia, a disorder that interferes with coordinated movement. Tandem repeat expansions are only found in 50 conditions, …

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By Sharing Their Genetic Risks, Hemsworth and Jolie Raise Awareness About Testing, by Robert C. Green

By Sharing Their Genetic Risks, Hemsworth and Jolie Raise Awareness About Testing, by Robert C. Green

Robert C. Green Chicago Tribune When actor Chris Hemsworth, aka Thor, God of Thunder, agreed to host a National Geographic series about extending human lifespans, he didn’t expect to discover his own genetic risk. But that’s what happened when Hemsworth revealed on an episode of “Limitless” that he carries a common change in the APOE …

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Two studies highlight the need for genetic screening for ethnically diverse prostate cancer

Two studies highlight the need for genetic screening for ethnically diverse prostate cancer

More than 1.4 million men were diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2020 worldwide, but the molecular characteristics of the disease remain unexplored for the majority of patients worldwide. In the final days of the Movember campaign, which each November aims to raise awareness of men’s health issues such as prostate cancer, testicular cancer and men’s …

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