genetic findings

Just one puff of cigarette is enough to trigger a heart attack!

December 10th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 10 (ANI): Think a single puff won't harm you? Well, you may be wrong, as smoking even one cigarette is sufficient to block your arteries and trigger a heart attack, ... Read more...

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New compounds may effectively treat both alcohol, cigarette addictions

November 4th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 4 (ANI): Alcohol and nicotine dependence can be treated simultaneously with the help of two new compounds, says a research.Researchers at the Ernest Gallo Clinic and Research Center at ... Read more...

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Indian-American’s padded resume halts cancer drug trials

July 21st, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 21 (IANS) Researchers have stopped three clinical trials that rely on the work of an Indian-American scientist who allegedly falsely claimed to be a Rhodes scholar on applications ... Read more...

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Chromosomal abnormality that causes inherited clubfoot found

July 2nd, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 2 (ANI): Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found what they believe to be the most common cause of inherited clubfoot yet discovered.By performing ... Read more...

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Milk-renal cell cancer risk: No concrete proof

May 6th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 6 (ANI): A study has cast doubt on previous research that suggested drinking milk was related to factors that may increase the risk of renal cell cancer."The data in this ... Read more...

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Indian-origin researcher identifies gene that predicts heart attack risk

January 3rd, 2009 - 11:54 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 3 (ANI): An Indian-origin researcher at Duke University Medical School in North Carolina has announced the identification of a gene or marker which is associated with early hardening of ... Read more...

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Genetic variations behind brain aneurysms uncovered

November 10th, 2008 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 10 (ANI): Yale University researchers have moved a step closer to unravelling the mystery behind the oft-fatal rupturing of blood vessels in the brain, scientifically known as aneurysms, on ... Read more...

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Mouse genes can shed light on human anxiety disorders

October 24th, 2008 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 24 (ANI): Scientists have found new evidence that genetic findings made through studies on mice can be directly applied to humans to predict the risk of anxiety disorders. Lead ... Read more...

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People addicted to alcohol more impulsive in their decision-making

December 26th, 2007 - 5:29 pm ICT by admin
Washington, December 26 (ANI): New research involving brain imaging and genetic studies has for the first time established an association between thinking patterns and liquor addiction.Published in the Journal of Neuroscience, ... Read more...

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