Researchers Identify Cause For ‘Mirror-Image’ Organs
According to estimates, one in every 15,000 babies will be born with PCD, a condition that causes organs to develop on the wrong side of the body. A recent research from Israel has discovered a mutation that may be the cause for the condition.
April 04, 2013
Breast Cancer: Hadassah Designs Simple Blood Test That Reveals Women At Risk
Until now, discovering genetic mutations in humans required full gene sequencing. However, a new method developed at Hadassah Medical Center can reveal harmful mutations that indicate women at high risk of developing breast cancer.
February 16, 2013
Researchers Find Cluster Of Genes That Predict Parkinson’s
Israeli researchers from the Technion found five genes that can predict Parkinson's disease. The findings could help identify high-risk patients before the onset of symptoms, thus allowing preventative treatments that can slow disease progression.
June 08, 2012