New discovery prevents symptoms of rare genetic disorder

A new study offers hope for children born with a rare genetic disease, according to a paper published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
The research was led by Dr. Matthew Ellinwood, a veterinarian and animal science profe…

Wrinkle-free mice provide clues about obesity, wrinkles and hair growth

What do wrinkles, hair growth and obesity have in common? All three may involve the same gene, according to researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The team discovered that mice with a mutation in the gene that produces a protein already being investigated as a target for anti-obesity drugs fail to develop wrinkles or normal hair growth.

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