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Washington, July 21 (ANI): A recent study has proved that 60 percent of the risk for developing autism is caused by genetics and a major portion of that risk is caused by inherited variant genes that are common in the population and present in individuals without the disorder.
Is low-dose aspirin unsafe for heart patients? Jul 20, 2:53 pm
Washington, July 20 (ANI): A new study has revealed that even the daily low-dose of aspirin might be harmful for some heart patients due to a common genetic variation.
Human blood created from human stem cells in lab Jul 20, 12:35 pm
Washington, July 20 (ANI): Scientists have discovered two genetic programs that are responsible for taking blank-slate stem cells to turn them into both red and white cells that make up human blood.
Friends we choose resemble us genetically Jul 16, 1:49 pm
Washington, July 16 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the 'buddies' we choose do resemble us genetically even though they are not biologically related.
Washington, July 7 (ANI): The researchers have discovered a new genetic pathway, encoded with four genes, in plants that control the density of breathing pores in response to elevated CO2 levels.
New technology controls brain activity with light-sensitive protein Jun 30, 12:19 pm
Washington, June 30 (ANI) : Scientists have revealed that a new technology, Optogenetics, allowing them to control brain activity by shining light on neurons and relies on light-sensitive proteins that can suppress or stimulate electrical signals within cells.
New compound that could halt Alzheimer's progression identified Jun 28, 9:52 am
Washington, June 28 (ANI): New experiments in Sidney Strickland's Laboratory of Neurobiology and Genetics at Rockefeller University have identified a compound that might halt the progression of Alzheimer's by interfering with the role amyloid-beta, a small protein that forms plaques in Alzheimer's brains, plays in the formation of blood clots.
Southampton (United Kingdom), June 24 (ANI): A new diagnostic test may be around the corner thanks to the discovery of two gene mutations that mark the progression from a harmless oesophageal condition to cancer, according to research published in Nature Genetics.
Meet real-life Popeye with one enormous arm Jun 22, 11:42 am
Melbourne, June 22 (ANI): Real life Popeye, Matthias Schlitte is a German arm wrestling champion, who has a superhuman right arm due to a rare genetic defect.
Washington, June 16 (ANI): A new study has found vital biological and genetic information from sequence of genomes of the whipworm, an intestinal parasitic worm that infects many people in the developing countries.
What makes sheep different from goats revealed Jun 6, 2:40 pm
Washington, June 6 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Edinburgh's Roslin Institute have cracked the genetic code of sheep to reveal how they became a distinct species from goats around four million years ago.
Washington, June 2 (ANI): Researchers have defined a previously unrecognized genetic cause for two types of birth defects found in newborn boys.
Washington, May 28 (ANI): A specially-bred strain of miniature swine lacking the molecule responsible for the rapid rejection of pig-to-primate organ transplants may provide a new source of skin grafts to treat seriously burned patients.
How DNA is 'edited' to correct genetic diseases May 27, 10:00 am
Washington, May 27 (ANI): Researchers have taken a major step forward understanding how enzymes 'edit' genes, which has paved the way for correcting genetic diseases in patients.
Protesters in Bangalore raise voices against US biotech firm over health and environmental hazards May 25, 11:14 am
Bangalore, May 25 (ANI): The members of coalition for GM (Genetically Modified) free India took to streets in country's IT hub Bangalore on Saturday against American multinational chemical and agricultural biotech giant, Monsanto Corporation, asking it to quit due to health and environmental hazards.
Pig heart transplants for humans comes closer to reality May 19, 12:19 pm
London, May 19 (ANI): Scientists have said that using hearts from genetically modified pigs to help patients waiting for transplants is a possibility in near future.
Cancers 'on and off' switch discovered? May 16, 9:54 am
Washington, May 16 (ANI): Researchers have proposed that an "on and off" epigenetic switch could be a common mechanism behind the development of different types of cancer.
New complex gene atlas to help battle human diseases May 12, 9:50 am
Washington, May 12 (ANI): Researchers have provided insights into how genetic variants influence complex disease and drug response through metabolic pathways.
Washington, May 10 (ANI): Scientists have shown that people who have a variant of a longevity gene, called KLOTHO, have improved brain skills such as thinking, learning and memory regardless of their age, sex, or whether they have a genetic risk factor for Alzheimer's disease.
London, May 6 (ANI): An international study, involving scientists at the University of Southampton, has used an analysis of epigenetic marks on De-oxyribonucleic acid ( DNA) to measure how much a baby's development in the womb is determined by the genes inherited from the parents, as compared with the mother's nutrition, mental health and lifestyle.
Washington, May 4 (ANI): Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center have discovered a potential genetic variant in the asymptomatic individuals that may make brains more resilient against Alzheimer's.
Breakthrough could lead to new targets for cancer therapies May 1, 11:29 am
Washington, May 1 (ANI): Scientists have identified a key genetic switch linked to the development, progression and outcome of cancer, a finding that may lead to new targets for cancer therapies.
Higher calcium intake can reduce body fat, genetic diabetes risk in African American kids Apr 30, 11:33 am
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): A new study has found that African American children with a genetic predisposition to diabetes may be able to reduce their risk by getting the USDA-recommended dose of calcium.
London, Apr 25 (ANI): A theory suggests that as hunter-gatherers encountered farmers, they were converted to an agricultural way of living, but a large-scale genetic analysis of Stone Age remains in Sweden suggests that this wasn't the case.
Scientists reprogram blood cells into blood-forming stem cells Apr 25, 10:55 am
Washington, April 25 (ANI): Researchers have reprogrammed mature blood cells from mice into blood-forming hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs), using a cocktail of eight genetic switches called transcription factors.
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