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New gene therapy for HIV hailed a success after first trial Mar 6, 10:37 am
London, Mar 6 (ANI): A radical gene therapy to combat HIV using genetically modified cells, which are resistant to the virus, has been declared a success by scientists after its first clinical trial.
Genetic signals linking body weight to high risk of type 2 diabetes, heart diseases found Mar 5, 12:49 pm
Washington, Mar 5 (ANI): Two recent genetic studies expand the list of genes involved with body fat and body mass index, and their connection to major Western health problems, which includes heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetes.
Treatment for binge eating comes closer to reality Mar 5, 11:21 am
Washington, March 5 (ANI): A professor of psychology have got one step closer to finding the genetic causes, and eventually a treatment, for binge eating.
Tall people may be smarter than their shorter counterparts Mar 4, 11:13 am
London, Mar 4 (ANI): A new study by Edinburgh University's Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine has found a "small" link between height and intelligence.
Women`s brains more resilient to defects than mens`: Study Mar 3, 11:17 am
Washington, March 3 (ANI): Researchers have said that women are able to carry higher levels of genetic defects without getting any brain development disorders like autism, supporting the possibility of a "female protective effect."
Washington, March 2 (ANI): Researchers have discovered the 3D structure of an enzyme that cuts to ribbons the genetic material of viruses and helps body defend against bacteria.
How mosquitoes resist DDT and ITNs revealed Feb 26, 10:52 am
Washington, Feb. 26 (ANI): Researchers have found that a single genetic mutation causes resistance to DDT and pyrethroids (an insecticide class used in mosquito nets).
Washington, Feb. 24 (ANI): Researchers have found that a single regulatory protein acts as the master genetic switch that triggers the development of male and female sexual forms (termed gametocytes) of the malaria parasite.
Immune cell therapy may revolutionize leukemia treatment Feb 23, 10:43 am
Washington, Feb. 23 (ANI): A team of researchers, who conducted largest ever study of patients with advanced leukemia, have found that 88 percent achieved complete remissions after being treated with genetically modified versions of their own immune cells, thus demonstrating that cell therapy is a powerful treatment for patients who have exhausted all conventional therapies.
11 new genes behind high BP identified Feb 21, 9:53 am
Washington, Feb. 21 (ANI): Researchers have discovered 11 new DNA sequence variants in genes that are capable of influencing high blood pressure and heart disease.
Genetics linked to violent media consumption in children Feb 20, 9:49 am
Washington, Feb. 20 (ANI): A new study has found that a specific variation of the serotonin-transporter gene was linked to children who engaged in increased viewing of violent TV and playing of violent video games.
Dogs suffer from OCD too Feb 18, 1:13 pm
Washington, Feb. 18 (ANI): A new study has found that certain dog breeds such as German shepherds and Doberman pinschers are prone to high rates of obsessive-compulsive disorder(OCD), thus helping scientists identify the genetic variations that may lead to the disorder in people.
What you eat may not be suitable for your genes Feb 18, 12:49 pm
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): A new study suggests that your diet can trigger genetic effects that cause you to age more rapidly, according to a recently completed study at the University of Southern California Davis.
Genetically modified potatoes 'resist late blight' Feb 17, 1:06 pm
London, Feb. 17 (ANI): British scientists have developed genetically modified potatoes, which are resistant to "late blight."
Soon, pill to cure laziness Feb 15, 10:57 am
Washington, Feb. 15 (ANI): Researchers have said that pills could be developed in the future which is going to motivate those lazy people.
Interactive map details genetic mixing among humans centuries ago Feb 14, 12:11 pm
Washington, Feb 14 (ANI): Researchers from Oxford University and UCL (University College London) have created an interactive map which details the histories of genetic mixing between each of the 95 populations across Europe, Africa, Asia and South America spanning the last four millennia.
Washington, Feb 13 (ANI): Colin Farrell has praised his son James, who suffers from angelman syndrome, a rare genetic disorder that impairs speech, movement and balance, saying he is an absolute stud.
King Richard III's genetic code set to be sequenced Feb 12, 11:00 am
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): King Richard III's genetic code is set to be sequenced, after the medieval monarch's body was found buried under a parking lot in Leicester, England.
How polar bears stay warm Feb 11, 1:01 pm
Washington, Feb. 11 (ANI): Researchers have suggested that genetic adaptations related to the production of nitric oxide, a compound that cells use to help convert nutrients from food into energy or heat, helps polar bear stay warm.
Scientists identify possible genetic markers in breast cancer that spreads to brain Feb 11, 10:42 am
Washington, Feb. 11 (ANI): Researchers have uncovered possible genetic origins of breast cancer that spreads to the brain.
Why Tibetans easily adapt to high-altitudes Feb 11, 9:50 am
Washington, Feb. 11 (ANI): Researchers have suggested that genetic adaptations for life at high elevations found in residents of the Tibetan plateau likely originated around 30,000 years ago in peoples related to contemporary Sherpa.
Seven new genetic regions linked to type 2 diabetes identified Feb 10, 1:52 pm
Washington, Feb. 10 (ANI): Researchers have linked seven new genetic regions to type 2 diabetes.
Genetic signals could help reveal heart disease risk Feb 8, 10:19 am
Washington, Feb. 8 (ANI): Researchers have now sheds light on the role of genes and blood lipid levels in cardiovascular health.
Washington, Feb 7 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Helsinki have tried to find genetic factors that could explain individual differences in several traits, including BMI, height, blood pressure and lipid levels.
Why certain women smokers are prone to early menopause Feb 6, 12:06 pm
Washington, Feb 6 (ANI): Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have found the first evidence showing that smoking causes earlier signs of menopause - in the case of heavy smokers, up to nine years earlier than average - in white women with certain genetic variations.
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