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Scientists unravel genetic link to trauma


February 2nd, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 2 (IANS) Scientists have uncovered genetic clues as to why some mice are still fearful while others are resilient to traumatic experiences -- knowledge that could help those ... Read more...

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Genetic clues to major cause of kidney disease worldwide found


April 6th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 06 (ANI): Scientists have discovered five regions in the human genome that increase susceptibility to immunoglobulin A (IgA) nephropathy, a major cause of kidney failure worldwide - systematically identifying those ... Read more...

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Genetic clues to prevent Alzheimer’s discovered


April 4th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 4 (IANS) The discovery of five genetic links to Alzheimer's disease potentially opens newer ways of treating the condition.The discoveries mean a total of 10 genes are now ... Read more...

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Genetic clues to evolution of jaws in vertebrates discovered


September 25th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 25 (ANI): Scientists have unearthed genetic clues to evolution of jaws in vertebrates.A half-billion years ago, vertebrates lacked the ability to chew their food, as they did not have jaws. ... Read more...

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Scientists identify genes linked with migraine risk


August 30th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 30 (IANS) Scientists have for the first time pinpointed genes that are linked with migraine. The researchers, examining the genetic profile of more than 50,000 people, came up with new ... Read more...

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First genetic link to common migraine found


August 30th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 30 (ANI): In a first of its kind study, scientists have traced genetic risk associated with migraine attacks, which might make it possible for the novel therapeutics to prevent migraine ... Read more...

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Genetic clues to counter malaria drug resistance


February 17th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): An international group of researchers has used genomics to decode the blueprint of Plasmodium falciparum - a strain of malaria most resistant to drugs that causes the most ... Read more...

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Criminals may fake DNA evidence to ‘engineer crime scenes’, say experts


August 19th, 2009 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 19 (ANI): Experiments conducted by Israeli scientists have shown that it is possible to obliterate all traces of DNA from a blood sample and add someone else's genetic material in ... Read more...

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Genetic study reveals how Antarctic antifreeze fish survives icy waters


October 17th, 2008 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 17 (ANI): A genetic study of a fish that lives in the icy waters off Antarctica sheds light on the adaptations that enable it to survive in one of ... Read more...

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Genes hold secret of survival of Antarctic ‘antifreeze fish’


October 17th, 2008 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 17 (IANS) Genes hold the secret of how and why some of the amazingly hardy fishes survive in the harshest of Antarctica's icy waters.There are eight families of notothenioid fish, ... Read more...

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Genetic clues to male baldness found


October 16th, 2008 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 16 (IANS) Researchers have found two DNA variants in Caucasian men that could be linked to higher risk of male pattern baldness. Male pattern baldness is the most common form ... Read more...

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Researchers uncover seven new genetic clues linked to psoriasis


April 4th, 2008 - 12:37 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Apr 4 (ANI): Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis conducted a study of the genetic basis of psoriasis and found seven new sites of common ... Read more...

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Study gives genetic clues to Parkinsons disease


March 21st, 2008 - 2:10 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 21 (ANI): Researchers at Rhode Island Hospital and The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University say that a gene known as GIGYF2 may hold the key to developing ... Read more...

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Shorter women live longer, it’s in their genes


March 5th, 2008 - 3:06 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 5 (IANS) Nature rewards shorter women with extra long lives, according to a new study. Mutations in genes governing an important cell-signalling pathway influence human longevity, according to researchers at ... Read more...

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