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A new study using magnetic resonance imaging data of 406 adult human twins affirms the long-standing idea that the genetic basis of human cortical regionalization the organization of the outer brain ...
Neuroscience Nov 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
A new study of twins led by the University of Colorado Boulder shows that today's smokers are more strongly influenced by genetic factors than in the past and that the influence makes it more difficult for them to quit.
Health Nov 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
(AP) -- Two weeks after surgery, twin sisters who had been joined at the chest are preparing to leave the hospital - each in their own car seat.
Other Nov 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A new research report contributes to the increasing evidence that repeated occupational exposure to certain chemical solvents raises the risk for Parkinson's disease. Researchers analyzed the occupational histories of twins ...
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Nov 14, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A team of Virginia Commonwealth University pediatric surgeons today successfully completed the separation of 19-month-old conjoined twins Maria and Teresa Tapia of the Dominican Republic.
Other Nov 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A pair of 2-year-old formerly conjoined twin girls from the Philippines are recovering well after an operation to separate them in California, a hospital spokeswoman said Wednesday.
Other Nov 03, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Surgery is under way in Northern California to separate twin girls joined at the chest and abdomen.
Other Nov 01, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Conjoined two-year-old girls born in the Philippines are to undergo surgery on Tuesday to separate them at the chest and abdomen, said the California hospital where the operation will take place.
Other Oct 31, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A new technology from the University of Minnesota has resulted in a startup that may help prolong the lives of victims suffering from massive blood loss or trauma. The university's Office for Technology Commercialization ...
Other Oct 18, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
Identical twins have identical genomes, but that is where it stops. There are subtle differences in their personalities, how they look, how they act and in their susceptibility to disease. How can this be?
Medical research Oct 14, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 3
Drinking alcohol in moderate quantities can reduce the risk of asthma, according to Danish researchers.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 25, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
People prefer to make friends with others who share their beliefs, values, and interests. The more choice people have, the more their friends are alike, according to research published in Group Processes and Intergroup Re ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 22, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
In the first study to systematically investigate genome-wide epigenetic differences in a large number of psychosis discordant twin-pairs, research at the Institute of Psychiatry (IoP) at King's College London provides further ...
Genetics Sep 21, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
British surgeons said Monday that one-year-old conjoined twins from Sudan were recovering well despite huge odds following four operations to separate the girls' fused heads. ...
Other Sep 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Like DNA, fingerprints are unique to each person or set of identical twins. That makes them a valuable identification tool for everything from crime detection to international travel. But what happens when the tips of our ...
Genetics Sep 19, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |