News tagged with behavioral genetics
Finnish researchers have shown that genetic marker information can improve risk evaluation of coronary heart disease. The study comprised over 24,000 Finnish subjects and was led by Professor Samuli Ripatti. The results revealed ...
Cardiology May 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at the Epigenetics and Cancer Biology Program at IDIBELL led by Manel Esteller, ICREA researcher and professor of genetics at the University of Barcelona, have described alterations in noncoding ...
Genetics May 02, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay)—A new study failed to find any evidence to back up a suggested association between Lyme disease and autism spectrum disorders.
Autism spectrum disorders Apr 30, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0 |
For the first time, researchers have linked autism in a mouse model of the disease with abnormalities in specific regions of the animals' chromosomes. The regions contain genes associated with aberrant brain development and ...
Autism spectrum disorders Apr 15, 2013 | 4 / 5 (3) | 0 |
The largest genetic search for "obesity genes" in people of African ancestry has led to the discovery of three new regions of the human genome that influence obesity in these populations and others.
Genetics Apr 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Most parents would agree that raising a generous child is an admirable goal—but how, exactly, is that accomplished? New results from the University of Notre Dame's Science of Generosity ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Results of a recent clinical study by researchers from Western and the University of Arkansas reveal the presence of a unique blood marker, which may further the understanding of possible gut linked environmental ...
Autism spectrum disorders Jan 29, 2013 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
When a child is born with a disorder of sex development, decisions regarding gender assignment and genital surgery are often made quickly and under pressure.
Health Jan 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
It is well known that violent adults often have a history of childhood psychological trauma. Some of these individuals exhibit very real, physical alterations in a part of the brain called the orbitofrontal ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 15, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (6) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—A variant of a gene associated with active personality traits in humans seems to also be involved with living a longer life, UC Irvine and other researchers have found.
Neuroscience Jan 03, 2013 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(AP)—Connecticut's chief medical examiner says he's seeking genetic clues to help explain why a shooter killed 20 children and six adults in a Newtown elementary school.
Other Dec 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 2
(Medical Xpress)—Teens who date and are sexually active are known to be at elevated risk for depression, but why those associations exist is poorly understood.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
When researchers at the University of Pennsylvania messed with the internal clocks of mouse fat cells, a surprising thing happened. The mice got fat.
Medical research Dec 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay)—For teens and adults who don't grow out of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, staying on ADHD medications may help them stay out of trouble.
Attention deficit disorders Nov 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Stanford University School of Medicine scientists have demonstrated, in a study conducted jointly with researchers at Yale University, that induced-pluripotent stem cells—the embryonic-stem-cell lookalikes whose discovery ...
Medical research Nov 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |