News tagged with skin color
Eye color may be an indicator of whether a person is high-risk for certain serious skin conditions. A study, led by the University of Colorado School of Medicine, shows people with blue eyes are less likely to have vitiligo. ...
Genetics May 06, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (10) | 0 |
Dark-skinned, blond-haired indigenous people on the Solomon Islands have a gene that is unique to the South Pacific nation and was not picked up from interbreeding with Europeans, scientists said Thursday.
Genetics May 03, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (8) | 4
The zebrafish is a potential tool for testing one class of unique individual genetic differences found in humans, and may yield information helpful for the emerging field of personalized medicine, according to a team led ...
Genetics Oct 25, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A newborn described as a "happy blue baby" because of her bluish skin color but healthy appearance made a small mark in medical history when one of her physicians discovered something new in her genesthe hemoglobin ...
Genetics Jun 16, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Children's reasoning about language and race can take unexpected turns, according to University of Chicago researchers, who found that for younger white children in particular, language can loom larger than ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 01, 2011 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Your DNA might help dictate how your skin changes with age, one expert says.
Genetics Mar 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Skin cell transplants can restore pigment to the skin of some patients with the disorder known as vitiligo, new research finds.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
As people move more often and become more urbanized, skin color—an adaptation that took hundreds of thousands of years to develop in humans—may lose some of its evolutionary advantage, according to a Penn State anthropologist.
Health Feb 16, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 2
(Medical Xpress)—Genetic investigation of a Malaysian tribe may tell scientists why East Asians have light skin but lower skin cancer rates than Europeans, according to a team of international researchers. Understanding ...
Genetics Aug 28, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0 |