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Washington, March 8 (ANI): Researchers have suggested that changes to two previously unstudied genes are the centerpiece of a new theory regarding the cause and development of endometriosis.
Genetic signals linking body weight to high risk of type 2 diabetes, heart diseases found Mar 5, 12:49 pm
Washington, Mar 5 (ANI): Two recent genetic studies expand the list of genes involved with body fat and body mass index, and their connection to major Western health problems, which includes heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetes.
Gene mutation behind type 2 diabetes identified Mar 3, 10:05 am
Washington, March 3 (ANI): Researchers have identified mutations in a gene that can reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, even in people who have risk factors such as obesity and old age.
Washington, March 1 (ANI): Researchers have discovered viruses containing genes for antibiotic resistance in a fossilized fecal sample from 14th century Belgium, long before antibiotics were used in medicine.
11 new genes behind high BP identified Feb 21, 9:53 am
Washington, Feb. 21 (ANI): Researchers have discovered 11 new DNA sequence variants in genes that are capable of influencing high blood pressure and heart disease.
What you eat may not be suitable for your genes Feb 18, 12:49 pm
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): A new study suggests that your diet can trigger genetic effects that cause you to age more rapidly, according to a recently completed study at the University of Southern California Davis.
Being gay is in the genes, claims study Feb 15, 12:00 pm
Washington, February 15 (ANI): A new study has revealed that being gay may be in the DNA and it's a person's biological makeup that drives him to homosexuality.
Genetic signals could help reveal heart disease risk Feb 8, 10:19 am
Washington, Feb. 8 (ANI): Researchers have now sheds light on the role of genes and blood lipid levels in cardiovascular health.
London, Feb. 06 (ANI): Researchers have developed a new mobile game that will enable smartphone users to help scientists find a cure for cancer.
London, Feb 5 (ANI): A new study has found that a majority of women find sportsmen, like David Beckham and Cristiano Ronaldo, attractive because they have been programmed to look for muscled men to protect their offspring and contribute good genes.
Washington, Feb. 04 (ANI): A team of researchers has discovered a genetic function that helps one of the most important "tumor suppressor" genes to do its job and prevent cancer.
Why cancer risk increases with age Feb 4, 10:14 am
Washington, Feb. 04 (ANI): A new study has suggested that the accumulation of age-associated changes in a biochemical process that helps control genes may be responsible for some of the increased risk of cancer seen in older people.
New drug target for Alzheimer's identified Feb 2, 11:43 am
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): Researchers have identified abnormal expression of genes, resulting from DNA relaxation, that can be detected in the brain and blood of Alzheimer's patients.
Genetic mechanism linking aging to specific diets identified Jan 28, 9:43 am
Washington, Jan. 28 (ANI): Researchers have identified a collection of genes that allow an organism to adapt to different diets and have shown that without these genes even minor dietary changes could cause premature aging and even death.
Hereditary genes linked to increased cancer risk from alcohol Jan 26, 10:16 am
Washington, Jan. 26 (ANI): A new study has shown that people carrying certain mutations in two hereditary cancer genes, BRCA2 and PALB2, may have a higher than usual susceptibility to DNA damage caused by a byproduct of alcohol, called acetaldehyde.
33 new genes behind onset of cancer uncovered Jan 25, 11:30 am
Washington, Jan. 25 (ANI): A research team has found many new cancer genes - expanding the list of known genes tied to these cancers by 25 percent.
Blame your genes for your beer bellies Jan 23, 10:38 am
Washington, Jan. 23 (ANI): A team of researchers has identified five new genes associated with increased waist-to-hip ratio, potentially moving a step closer to developing a medication to treat obesity or obesity-related diseases.
Night shifts and jet lag disrupt genetic rhythm in humans Jan 22, 10:47 am
Washington, Jan. 22 (ANI): The daily rhythms of our genes are disrupted when sleep times shift, a new study has revealed.
How bony spines of fish fins evolved into fingers and toes Jan 22, 10:47 am
Washington, Jan. 22 (ANI): Researchers compared structure and behavior of clusters of Hoxa and Hoxd genes, possessed by both fish and land animals, in embryos from mice and zebrafish and discovered similar 3-dimensional DNA organization of the fish and mouse clusters.
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): A new study has found the sequence of genes that help bacterial communities living in the human gut breakdown a main component of dietary fibre found in the cell walls of fruits and vegetables.
Melbourne, Jan 16 (ANI): Anthony Bosch, founder of former South Florida anti-aging clinic Biogenesis, has admitted to injecting performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) into the New York Yankees third baseman, Alex Rodriguez.
Men in no danger of becoming extinct! Jan 10, 10:45 am
Washington, Jan. 10 (ANI): Researchers have dispelled the common notion that the Y's genes are mostly unimportant and that the chromosome is destined to dwindle and disappear, after comparing Y chromosomes in eight African and eight European men.
14 new gene targets in Alzheimer sufferers identified Jan 9, 12:21 pm
Washington, Jan. 9 (ANI): Researchers have identified fourteen genes that could be implicated in Alzheimer's disease, and one gene in particular shows the importance that inflammation may play in the brain of Alzheimer's patients.
Multitasking abilities lie in your genes Jan 8, 1:15 pm
Washington, Jan. 8 (ANI): Researchers have long studied the connection between cognitive function and the ability to perform well on multiple simultaneous tasks, and recently they went a step further to test a genetic link to multitasking ability.
Hyundai integrating next-gen cars with Google Glass Jan 5, 10:25 am
Washington, Jan. 05 (ANI): South Korean carmaker Hyundai will be launching its new Genesis sedan integrated with Google Glass, which will enable the users to control basic functions of their car straight from their headset.
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