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Cause of mirror movements identified


April 30th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): The genetic cause of mirror movements-where affected people are unable to move one side of the body without moving the other-has been identified, says a collaborative study.While mirror ... Read more...

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Soon, injection or throat spray for kids with obstructive sleep apnea


February 5th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 5 (ANI): A new study has found that kids with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may one day be able to have an injection or use a throat spray instead of ... Read more...

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Function of potential cancer-causing gene product uncovered


August 8th, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 8 (ANI): Researchers at the Stowers Institute's Conaway Lab have unveiled a previously unknown function of a gene product called Amplified in Liver Cancer 1 (Alc1)-it can play a major ... Read more...

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Genetic key to breast cancer’s ability to survive and spread identified


July 7th, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 7 (ANI): Scientists have found a genetic function behind breast cancer cells' ability to survive and spread to the bone years after treatment has been administered.Led by investigators at Memorial ... Read more...

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Gene variation that may increase Alzheimer’s risk identified


May 7th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 7 (ANI): For the first time, scientists have found that the variation in a gene, responsible for the production of a protein called neuroglobin, is linked with an increased risk ... Read more...

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Scientists achieve breakthrough in global warming plant production


March 31st, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 31 (ANI): Researchers at the universities of Leicester and Oxford in the UK have identified a single gene responsible for controlling plant growth responses to elevated temperature, a breakthrough that ... Read more...

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Generosity does lie in the genes


December 7th, 2007 - 1:59 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have found that some people are genetically programmed to be generous.The findings are based on an online task involving making a ... Read more...

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