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London, Dec. 4 (ANI): A Google-backed genetic testing firm, 23andMe has reportedly stopped marketing its at-home DNA testing kit following warnings from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Meat, egg and dairy products necessary for brain development Dec 2, 2:20 pm
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): The deficiency of asparagine synthetase, which is found in meat, eggs and dairy products, caused by rare genetic disorder affects development of the brain.
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): A new study suggests that exposure to air pollution could increase the risk for autism among people who carry a genetic disposition for the neurodevelopmental disorder.
'Smell of fear' can be passed down generations Dec 2, 10:51 am
London, Dec 02 (ANI): A new study has revealed that memories can be passed down to later generations through genetic switches that allow offspring to inherit the experience of their ancestors.
How exposure to pesticides increases Parkinson's disease risk Dec 1, 10:27 am
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): Researchers have found that genetic mutation combined with exposure to pesticides increases risk of Parkinson's disease and other neurodegenerative diseases, by killing dopamine-containing neurons.
Humans are 'pig-chimp hybrids', claims researcher Dec 1, 10:27 am
London, Dec 01 (ANI): A leading geneticist has claimed that human beings are the result of a cross breed between a pig and a chimp.
Washington, Nov. 30 (ANI): The publisher of the study that linked genetically modified food, in this case corn, to tumor risk in rats has decided to retract the controversial study as it failed to draw definitive conclusions.
Soon, 'implantable slimming aid' to help you fight the flab Nov 27, 10:35 am
Washington, Nov 27 (ANI): Researchers have developed an implantable genetic circuit, mainly composed of human gene components, which can constantly monitors the circulating fat levels in the blood.
Epigenetic changes behind chronic kidney disease Nov 24, 9:57 am
Washington, Nov. 23 (ANI): Researchers have found, in a genome-wide survey, significant differences in the pattern of chemical modifications on DNA, which affect gene expression in kidney cells from patients with chronic kidney disease.
Blame your genes for your alcoholism Nov 22, 10:40 am
Washington, Nov 22 (ANI): New studies of families and twins have found evidence that genetics plays an important role in the development of alcoholism.
Why some people develop antimalarial drug resistance Nov 21, 11:53 am
Washington, Nov 21 (ANI): Researchers have found genetic and cell biological evidence linking autophagy to resistance to the parasite, which kills the effects of antimalarial drugs.
Malaria may be evolving around natural defence Nov 16, 10:58 am
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI):Scientists have discovered recent genetic mutations in a malaria parasite and have found a duplication of a gene known to enable the parasite to infect red blood cells and two possible additional components to a more complex red cell invasion mechanism.
Washington, Nov. 14 (ANI): Researchers have reported that small amounts of a specific type of lipid in the small intestine could play a greater role than earlier thought in generating the high cholesterol levels and inflammation that lead to clogged arteries.
'Genetic switch' in breast cancer identified Nov 12, 2:31 pm
Melbourne, Nov 12 (ANI): Scientists have uncovered a genetic "switch" which indicates whether a woman's breast cancer is aggressive and likely to spread.
Washington, Nov. 12 (ANI): A new study has revealed that a genetic mutation that makes certain people sensitive to the taste of a bitter compound appears to have been advantageous for certain human populations in Africa.
Washington, Nov. 11 (ANI): Scientists have identified a novel therapeutic approach for the most frequent genetic cause of ALS, a disorder of the regions of the brain and spinal cord that control voluntary muscle movement, and frontal temporal degeneration.
Skin colour variation in Indians linked to genetic diversity Nov 9, 10:34 am
Washington, Nov 9 (ANI): An international team of scientists took skin colour measurements from local residents in India to quantify the range and extent of variation in skin pigmentation phenotype and found that one of the important pigmentation genes; SLC24A5, plays a key role in skin pigmentation variation among South Asians.
Washington, Nov 08 (ANI): Researchers have identified a family of enzymes they say is crucial for the growth of cancers that have genetic aberrations in gene p53, which is the most frequently mutated gene across all types of cancers.
London, Nov 7 (ANI): A new breakthrough in genetics, described as "jaw-dropping" by one Nobel scientist, promises to revolutionise the study and treatment of a range of diseases, from cancer and incurable viruses to inherited genetic disorders such as sickle-cell anaemia and Down syndrome.
Washington, Nov 6 (ANI): A research has tried to study whether certain boys are headed for trouble in future.
Genetically altered '3-parent child' now possible Nov 2, 2:54 pm
Wellington, Nov. 2 (ANI): A new UK study has revealed that a major development in IVF technology has made it possible for a child to have three genetic parents.
Geneticists map human AIDS resistance Oct 30, 10:42 am
Washington, Oct. 30 (ANI): Scientists analysed the genomes of thousands of HIV virus strains and produced the first map of human AIDS resistance
11 new Alzheimer's genes to target for drug discovered Oct 28, 10:48 am
Washington, Oct. 28 (ANI): Researchers have identified 11 new regions of the genome that contribute to late-onset Alzheimer's disease, doubling the number of potential genetics-based therapeutic targets to investigate.
Kiwifruit's DNA reveals similarity to potatoes and tomatoes Oct 26, 11:00 am
Washington, Oct. 26 (ANI): A new study that decoded the DNA sequence of the kiwifruit has revealed that it has many genetic similarities between its 39,040 genes and other plant species, including potatoes and tomatoes.
Blame your genes for obesity Oct 25, 11:27 am
Washington, Oct 25 (ANI): Researchers have discovered a new genetic cause of severe obesity which, although relatively rare, demonstrates for the first time that genes can reduce basal metabolic rate.
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