genetic effect

How well our brain functions is based on our family’s genes


March 4th, 2011 - 11:33 am ICT by ANI
Washington, March 04 (ANI): A new study, led by University of Melbourne, has shown that how well our brain functions is largely based on our family's genetic makeup.The study provides the first ... Read more...

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Academic performance in adolescence linked to gene variants


September 3rd, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 03 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the academic performance of adolescents will suffer in at least one of four key subjects -- English, math, science, history -- if ... Read more...

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Men’s genes make them more vulnerable to heart diseases and strokes


August 31st, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 31 (ANI): A new study indicates that men's genes make them more prone to heart diseases and strokes.Significant genetic variations called l-haplogroup make them 55 per cent more likely to ... Read more...

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Passive smoking doing more harm than people may think


August 21st, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 21 (ANI): In a discovery that supports public smoking bans, researchers have found that an infrequent smoke, or being exposed to secondhand smoke, may be doing more harm than people ... Read more...

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Genes linked with testicular cancer identified


June 1st, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 1 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine have identified genes that put men at three fold risk of developing testicular cancer.The researchers have uncovered variation ... Read more...

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Genes ‘time virginity loss’


April 1st, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 1 (ANI): There's a genetic link to the age at which a person loses his or her virginity, says a new study.And the correlation can be explained by inherited behavioural ... Read more...

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Blame your genes for being a couch potato


July 17th, 2008 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 17 (ANI): Are you a couch potato who hates getting up and working out? Well, as it turns out you may just be able to blame your genes for ... Read more...

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Genetic factors in smoking boost chronic bronchitis risk


March 1st, 2008 - 12:59 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Mar 1 (ANI): It is long known that smoking is responsible for respiratory diseases like chronic bronchitis. However, Swedish researchers have discovered that genes also play a major role in ... Read more...

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Kids response to stress depends on family environment


February 21st, 2008 - 4:23 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the genetic and environmental bases of hormonal response to stress depend on the context in which a child grows up.The research, led ... Read more...

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Tiny genetic differences behind vastly differing physical characteristics between individuals


January 19th, 2008 - 1:52 pm ICT by admin
London, January 19 (ANI): Small differences between individuals at the DNA level can give rise to dramatic differences in the way genes produce proteins, say McGill University researchers.Dr. Jacek Majewski, who ... Read more...

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