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(Medical Xpress)—European researchers have discovered that five genes play a key role in determining human facial shapes. Presented in the journal PLoS Genetics, the genome-wide association study on fac ...
Genetics Oct 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Genetics may make some women more vulnerable to the pressure of being thin, a study published in the International Journal of Eating Disorders has found. From size-zero models to airbrushed film stars, thinness is portra ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A new twin study from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health shows that the heritability of avoidant and dependent personality disorder traits might be higher than previously reported. ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Five genes have been found to determine human facial shapes, as reported by researchers from the Netherlands, Germany, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Australia in the open-access journal PLOS Genetics.
Genetics Sep 13, 2012 | 4 / 5 (5) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- At least two genetic factors are involved in female sexual disorder (FSD) symptomatology in addition to non-shared environmental effects, according to the results of a twin study published ...
Genetics Aug 13, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Fainting has a strong genetic predisposition, according to new research published in the August 7, 2012, print issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Fainting, also called vasovagal syncop ...
Neuroscience Aug 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Conjoined 15-month-old twins attached at the pelvis and sharing three legs were successfully separated at a Malaysian hospital in a complex 24-hour operation, reports said Saturday.
Surgery Jul 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Your genes determine much about you, but environment can have a strong influence on your genes even before birth, with consequences that can last a lifetime. In a study published online in Genome Research, researchers have f ...
Genetics Jul 15, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (4) | 9 |
(HealthDay) -- Exposure to specific solvents is associated with an increased risk of Parkinson's disease, according to a study published in the June issue of the Annals of Neurology.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Jun 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
University of Adelaide researchers say women pregnant with twins should elect to give birth at 37 weeks to avoid serious complications.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jun 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Genes play a greater role in forming character traits than was previously thought, new research suggests.
Genetics May 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Aside from identical twins, no two individuals are completely identical genetically. Most differences between individuals are due to single nucleotide changes or polymorphisms (SNPs) DNA sequence variations ...
Genetics May 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Screening embryos produced by in vitro fertilization using array comparative genomic hybridization (aCGH) plus morphology improves pregnancy rates over screening by morphology alone in single ...
Genetics May 09, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 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
(Medical Xpress) -- Women who fall pregnant while dieting are more likely to have a child that could become obese or diabetic in later life, new research suggests.
Genetics Apr 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 1