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4 genes that influence 'bad' cholesterol levels identified May 16, 1:57 pm
Washington, May 16 (ANI): Researchers have linked four genes in baboons that regulate levels of "bad" cholesterol.
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Genes controlling circadian clock rhythms are profoundly altered in the brains of people with severe depression, researchers have found.
Male gene more ready at fertilization than female's May 10, 3:03 pm
Washington, May 10 (ANI): A new study has found that dads' genome is more ready for fertilization than of mothers'.
Washington, May 3 (ANI): In a new study, researchers have demonstrated that grapes are able to reduce heart failure associated with chronic high blood pressure (hypertension) by increasing the activity of several genes responsible for antioxidant defense in the heart tissue.
Genes can foretell weight loss after surgery May 3, 12:33 pm
Washington, May 3 (ANI): A genome-wide association study reveals that the amount of weight loss after gastric bypass surgery can be predicted by genetic factors.
Washington, May 2 (ANI): A new study has found that elicitation of the relaxation response - a physiologic state of deep rest induced by practices such as meditation, yoga, deep breathing and prayer - produces immediate changes in the expression of genes involved in immune function, energy metabolism and insulin secretion.
Wound-healing genes in flies may help treat human skin ailments Apr 28, 12:11 pm
Washington, Apr. 28 (ANI): American biologists have identified eight genes that are called into action near the areas where wounds occur.
Now, radioactive bacteria to attack cancer cells Apr 23, 3:47 pm
London, Apr. 23 (ANI): Scientists have developed radioactive bacteria that could help treat patients who are suffering from pancreatic cancer.
7 new genes behind pulmonary fibrosis identified Apr 20, 3:06 pm
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): Seven new genetic regions associated with pulmonary fibrosis has been identified in a new genome-wide association study of more than 6,000 people.
Chemotherapy survival chances 'down to your genes' Apr 16, 3:23 pm
Washington, April 16 (ANI): Your survival post chemotherapy may depend on your genes, scientists say.
How bacteria hides from host immune system to cause disease Apr 15, 10:46 am
Washington, April 15 (ANI): A system of genes that bacteria use to defend themselves against viruses, has been found to be involved in helping some bacteria evade the mammalian immune system.
Multiple genes contribute to schizophrenia risk Apr 10, 3:33 pm
Washington, April 10 (ANI): Multiple genes contribute to risk for schizophrenia and appear to function in pathways related to transmission of signals in the brain and immunity, an international study has discovered.
Genes linked to obesity mapped in large-scale study Apr 8, 10:03 am
London, April 8 (ANI): A team of researchers has identified seven new gene loci associated with obesity.
Genes behind severe childhood obesity identified Apr 8, 10:03 am
Washington, April 8 (ANI): A genome wide study has identified four new genetic variants associated with severe childhood obesity.
Teen smoking addiction linked to genes Mar 28, 10:44 am
Washington, Mar. 28 (ANI): Researchers from the US, the UK and New Zealand have identified genetic risk factors that may help speed up a teenager's progression into smoking addiction.
Genes responsible why some kids are picky about food! Mar 21, 3:12 pm
Washington, Mar 21 (ANI): The reason kids fear trying out new food has less to do with what's on their plate and more to do with their genes, a study has revealed.
Genes in breasts may predict cancer risk, aid prevention Mar 20, 3:49 pm
Washington, March 20 (ANI): A newly identified set of genes may help identify women who are at high risk for getting breast cancer that is sensitive to estrogen and, therefore, would aid in prevention, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
Modifying function of genes could reduce risk of diabetes Mar 20, 11:44 am
London, Mar 20 (ANI): Type 2 diabetes has strong hereditary tendencies and the genes we are born with cannot be changed.
Map of 'shortcuts' between all human genes created Mar 19, 11:25 am
Washington, March 19 (ANI): A team of researchers led by Rockefeller University scientists have created a map of gene "shortcuts" to simplify the hunt for disease-causing genes.
Why you are what your mum ate Mar 12, 11:33 am
Washington, March 12 (ANI): Food that soon-to-be-moms eat in the days and weeks around the time of conception-or what's known as periconceptional nutrition-may affect the functioning of genes in her children, and their health, according to a new study.
7 new genes linked to common cause of blindness in elders Mar 4, 12:29 pm
London, March 4 (ANI): An international team of investigators has identified seven new genetic regions associated with age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a common cause of blindness in older individuals.
Washington, March 4 (ANI): Researchers have discovered mutations in two genes that lead to the death of nerve cells in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, and related degenerative diseases.
Human migration revealed through lice genes Mar 1, 3:13 pm
London, Mar 1 (ANI): Lice genes could offer insights into human migration, a new study has claimed.
Lack of sleep can trigger obesity and heart disease Feb 26, 10:51 am
London, Feb 26 (ANI): A week of bad sleep could "switch off" hundreds of genes and raise the risk of a host of illnesses including obesity and heart disease, scientists have claimed.
Genes linked to Alzheimer's and Parkinson's found in sea lamprey Feb 25, 10:31 am
Washington, February 25 (ANI): Scientists at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) have identified several genes linked to human neurological disorders, including Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease and spinal cord injury, in the sea lamprey, a vertebrate fish.
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