Computed axial tomography
... (such as pneumonia ) or cancer , ordinary non-contrast scans are adequate.
For evaluation of chronic interstitial processes ( emphysema , fibrosis
, and so forth), thin sections with high spatial frequency reconstructions are used. For evaluation of the mediastinum and hilar regions for ...
... artery disease , past gestational diabetes , polycystic ovary syndrome , chronic pancreatitis , hepatic steatosis (fatty liver), cystic fibrosis
, several mitochondrial neuropathies and myopathies, myotonic dystrophy , Friedreich's ataxia , some of the inherited forms of neonatal ...
... took the logical step of trying to introduce genes straight into human cells, focusing on diseases caused by single-gene defects, such as cystic fibrosis
, hemophilia , muscular dystrophy and sickle cell anemia . However, this has been much harder than modifying simple bacteria, primarily because ...
... 1989 The first human gene is sequenced by Francis Collins and Lap-Chee Tsui , it encodes the CFTR protein, defects in this gene cause cystic fibrosis
1995 The genome of Haemophilus influenzae is the first genome of a free living organism to be sequenced
1996 Saccharomyces cerevisiae ...
... of the baby, at or before 4 days of age.
The test typically screens for the following diseases:
Human Genome Project
... and easy to administer genetic tests that can show predisposition to a variety of illnesses, including breast cancer , blood clotting , cystic fibrosis
, liver diseases and many others.
There are also many tangible benefits for biological scientists. For example, a researcher investigating a ...