Researchers from The University of Nottingham are leading the largest ever international research project into the genetics of the potentially fatal condition pre-eclampsia.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study finds that fetal exposure to the plastic additive bisphenol A, or BPA, alters mammary gland development in primates. The finding adds to the evidence that the chemical can be causing health problems in humans ...
Medical research May 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Geneticist develops tool to identify genes important in disease and for tailoring individual treatment
Though the human genome has been sequenced, scientists are still trying to figure out how the accomplishment can help people, for example, how it can be used to treat disease. As University of Massachusetts Amherst geneticist ...
Genetics May 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
If Pygmies are known for one trait, it is their short stature: Pygmy men stand just 4'11" on average. But the reason why these groups are so short and neighboring groups are not remains unclear. Scientists have proposed various ...
Genetics Apr 26, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Gene scans for everyone? Not so fast. New research suggests that for the average person, decoding your own DNA may not turn out to be a really useful crystal ball for future health.
Genetics Apr 02, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (4) | 2
Geneticist Michael Snyder, PhD, has almost no privacy. For more than two years, he and his lab members at the Stanford University School of Medicine pored over his body's most intimate secrets: the sequence of his DNA, the ...
Genetics Mar 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Scientists from Seattle Children's Research Institute and the University of Washington, in collaboration with the Genomic Disorders Group Nijmegen in the Netherlands, have identified two new genes that cause Baraitser-Winter ...
Genetics Feb 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- For many years, most of the studies done to see what effects cancer treatment has on the offspring of survivors, has involved radiation. This is because radiation is known to cause mutations in cells. ...
Medical research Jan 31, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A team of geneticists has identified five specific gene regions associated with asthma susceptibility among Japanese adults. Mayumi Tamari of the RIKEN Center for Genomic Medicine, Yokohama, led the research.
Genetics Dec 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
According to a group of geneticists in Switzerland from iGENEA, the DNA genealogy center, as many as half of all European men and 70 percent of British men share the same DNA as the Egyptian Pharaoh Tutankhamun, ...
Genetics Aug 03, 2011 | 3.5 / 5 (21) | 14 |
A new national collaboration of asthma genetics researchers has revealed a novel gene associated with the disease in African-Americans, according to a new scientific report.
Genetics Aug 01, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Self-conscious about your age? Careful where you spit. UCLA geneticists now can use saliva to reveal how old you are.
Genetics Jun 22, 2011 | 3.7 / 5 (9) | 0 |
Today, most scientists use the term "mutation" to describe a change in an individual gene -- more precisely a minute alteration of its DNA. But the term has also achieved a powerful presence in popular culture, ...
Genetics Jun 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Direct-to-consumer (DTC) genetic tests give inaccurate predictions of disease risks and many European geneticists believe that some of them should be banned, the annual conference of the European ...
Genetics May 30, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
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