Monthly Archives: January 2010

Genes may inform breast cancer treatment

Netdoctor Stories The discovery of two genes that enable cancer cells to resist some chemotherapy drugs may lead to a new test to help doctors decide the best treatment for individual patients. Researchers at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston … Continue reading

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New web address for ‘Telling Stories, Understanding Real Life Genetics’ in 2010!

2010 brings in changes and updates to our Telling Stories, Understanding Real Life Genetics website. From today (Monday 18th January 2010) our new web address will be www.tellingstories.nhs.uk The Telling Stories website continues to be hosted by the NHS National … Continue reading

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Cashing in on your genes

A recent article in The Times reports on the growing business of personal DNA testing and the safety of our genetic data. Click here to read more.

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Mobile phone radiation and Alzheimer’s

BBC News today says that after all the concern over possible damage to health from using mobile phones, scientists have found a potential benefit from radiation. Their work has been carried out on mice, but it suggests mobiles might protect … Continue reading

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