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BioNews News articles written by Charlott Repschlager:

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Wales 'failing to test' for high-risk bowel cancer gene
9 April 2018 - by Charlott Repschlager
UK hospitals are failing to screen bowel cancer patients for a genetic condition that significantly raises cancer risk, found a new report... [Read More]
Alcohol found to boost cancer risk by damaging stem cell DNA
8 January 2018 - by Charlott Repschlager
Drinking alcohol damages blood stem cells by altering their DNA, raising the risk of developing cancer, scientists have found.
Common flame retardant reduces IVF success
29 August 2017 - by Charlott Repschlager
Lower IVF success rates have been linked to¬†flame retardants commonly found in household items... [Read More]
Gene conferring long-life identified in US Amish community
20 November 2017 - by Charlott Repschlager
A rare genetic mutation leading to longer and healthier lives has been discovered in the US Amish community... [Read More]
Gene linked to schizophrenia is key in early brain development
2 October 2017 - by Charlott Repschlager
A gene associated with schizophrenia influences a critical stage of early brain development in mice... [Read More]
Number of mutations needed to cause cancer calculated
19 October 2017 - by Charlott Repschlager
Between one and 10 mutations are required for a healthy cell to turn cancerous... [Read More]
Stem cell vaccine works against multiple cancers in mice
19 February 2018 - by Charlott Repschlager
Researchers successfully used inactivated induced pluripotent stem cells to elicit an immune response against different cancers in mice... [Read More]

BioNews Review articles written by Charlott Repschlager:

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Video review: The Code by Retro Report with STAT
8 May 2018 - by Charlott Repschlager
Personalised medicine is a topic that pops up frequently in the news and has been for what feels like a long time... [Read More]