Monthly Archives: February 2006

Paratoi i Weithredu yn Oes byd Geneteg

Mae’r Uned Polisi Genomeg yn falch o gyhoeddi fod y crynodeb estynedig o “Paratoi i Weithredu yn Oes byd Geneteg" ar gael yn Gymraeg bellach.  Ariannwyd y gwaith o gyfieithu’r ddogfen drwy garedigrwydd Swyddfa’r Prif Swyddog Nyrsio, Llywodraeth Cynulliad Cymru.  … Continue reading

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Telling stories: how are we doing?

In previous blog posts, we’ve told you about our Wellcome Trust funded project, Telling stories, understanding real life genetics. The primary objective of the project is to develop public and professional stories related to genetics to build a web-based multi-media education … Continue reading

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Gene defect could cause cot death

Gene defect could cause cot death A defective gene could explain the mystery of cot death, scientists have said. The team from Bristol University said babies with a certain brain abnormality caused by a defective gene found it more difficult … Continue reading

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Genes and lifestyle: their effect on Scottish health.

Aiming to study 50,000 people over the next 20 years, one of the largest UK family studies has just begun. ‘Generation Scotland’ will be recruiting through GPs’ surgeries and is aiming to study genetic and lifestyle influences on conditions such … Continue reading

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‘Had I known, I would not have had children’

Read the story of a mum who has passed on an altered gene to her son, which has resulted in him having Chronic Granulomatous Disease. Article at the Guardian CGD Research Trust and Support Group

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Supporting Genetics Education for Health – 1 day conference

The NHS National Genetics Education and Development Centre are holding a one day conference on March 8 2006 at the International Convention Centre Birmingham, UK. Aimed at those involved in healthcare professional education, the day will review key topics as … Continue reading

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