News tagged with inheritance
Plastic products and jet fuel exposures raising incidences of 'epigenetic transgenerational inheritance'
Washington State University researchers have lengthened their list of environmental toxicants that can negatively affect as many as three generations of an exposed animal's offspring.
Genetics Jan 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
New research reveals a potential way for how parents' experiences could be passed to their offspring's genes. The research was published today, 25 January, in the journal Science.
Genetics Jan 24, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (4) | 4 |
The causes of autism and autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are complex, and contain elements of both nature (genes) and the environment. New research published in BioMed Central's open access journal Molecular Autism shows ...
Autism spectrum disorders Oct 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Mitochondrial inherited diseases (MIDs) can devastate families, but there is hope in the form of new techniques to prevent them passing from mother to child. Anjana Ahuja speaks to the ...
Medical research Jun 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A study published in Genes and Development from scientists at the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research pinpoints the importance of maternal epigenetic influences during ...
Genetics May 07, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Yale scientists have discovered the molecular pathway by which maternally inherited deafness appears to occur: Mitochondrial DNA mutations trigger a signaling cascade, resulting in programmed ...
Medical research Feb 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
An inherited mutation in a gene known as the guardian of the genome is likely the link between exploding chromosomes and some particularly aggressive types of cancer, scientists at the European Molecular Biology ...
Cancer Jan 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A childs diagnosis with a congenital deformity or developmental delay raises challenging questions: Could the problem be inherited? Whats the prognosis? If other children are born to the same ...
Genetics Jan 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A clinical trial led by Newcastle University shows that the drug, idebenone (Catena), improved the vision and perception of colour in patients with Leber's Hereditary Optic Neuropathy (LHON). The inherited condition means ...
Ophthalmology Jul 26, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Clumsy fruit flies with poor posture are helping an international team of scientists understand inherited intellectual disability in humans and vice versa.
Genetics Jul 04, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
While genetic inheritance is known to play a role in the multifactorial development of most diseases of the heart, there are also a number of clearly diagnosed cardiac conditions which owe their development to quite specific ...
Cardiology Jun 27, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Inheritance is the practice of passing on property, titles, debts, rights and obligations upon the death of an individual. It has long played an important role in human societies. The rules of inheritance differ between societies and have changed over time.
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