gene mutations

Gene mutation identified in atopic dermatitisA new study shows that mutations in the gene CARD11 are associated with severe atopic disease.
Studies: Evolocumab shows promise in reducing LDL cholesterol in patients with genetic disorders that cause high cholesterolRecent data from 2 phase 3 studies showed treatment with evolocumab, a novel investigational low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C)-lowering medication, resulted in a statistically significant reduction in LDL-C compared to placebo in patients with different types of familial hypercholesterolemia (FH).
Immunotherapy method effective against various cancersResearchers have developed a new method for using immunotherapy to specifically attack tumor cells that have mutations unique to a patient’s cancer.