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‘Genes key to self-control, sociability’


May 17th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 17 (IANS) Genes play a greater role in investing you with traits such as self-control, decision-making or sociability than previously thought. A study of more than 800 sets ... Read more...

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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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Scientists identify genetic link to suicidal behaviour


October 9th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 9 (IANS) Blame a specific gene if you are having morbidily suicidal thoughts about life in general.Neuroscientists have unearthed evidence that links a specific gene to suicidal behaviour, ... Read more...

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Scientists identify genetic link to suicide attempts


March 29th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 29 (ANI): A new study suggests that genetic risk factors may influence the decision to attempt suicide.Johns Hopkins scientists have identified a small region on chromosome 2 that is associated ... Read more...

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Genes May Determine Friendships, Researchers Say


January 19th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) They say, a friend in need is a friend indeed. How do we make friends? Why do we like someone? Proceedings of the National Academy of ... Read more...

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Dumb blonde? Jokes apart, they’re bright


January 17th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 17 (IANS) A research has dispelled the myth that beautiful blondes and handsome men are not very bright.Studies conducted by the London School of Economics (LSE) have found that they ... Read more...

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Attractive people have higher IQs: Study


January 17th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 17 (ANI): UK researchers have found that handsome men and beautiful women tend to be cleverer. The findings, based on studies in Britain and the US, dispel the myth of the ... Read more...

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Genes help determine our susceptibility to depression


January 4th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 4 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Michigan have discovered new evidence that our genes play a vital role in determining our susceptibility to depression.The new findings have challenged a ... Read more...

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Oz researchers close to solving mystery of epilepsy deaths


November 7th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 7 (ANI): A team of researchers from Australia is on the verge of solving the mystery behind sudden deaths of young people with epilepsy.Around 150 youngsters, either who are in ... Read more...

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ADHD is a genetic disorder, finds study


September 30th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 30 (ANI): A new study has discovered that attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a genetic condition and not the outcome of poor parenting or bad diet.Scientists at Cardiff University found ... Read more...

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New Parkinson’s gene linked to immune system


August 30th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 30 (ANI): Scientists have found a new genetic link associated with Parkinson's disease that implicates the immune system and offers new targets for drug development.Johns Hopkins researchers from the Center ... 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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German man’s plea to trace Indian mother dismissed


August 16th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday dismissed a suit filed by a 37-year-old German man of Indian origin seeking the whereabouts of his biological mother and claiming genetic link ... Read more...

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Genetic link to diseases in mixed populations decoded


June 12th, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 12 (IANS) Understanding the genetic ancestry of mixed populations can not only help to detect their origins but also to understand the genetic basis of complex diseases, says a new ... Read more...

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Scientists discover genetic link between misery and death


February 25th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): UCLA researchers have found the genetic link between misery and death.The new study has also discovered a specific genetic variation in some people that apparently disconnects that link, ... Read more...

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Migraine and depression may have genetic link


January 14th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): Migraine and depression may share a strong genetic component, says a new study."Understanding the genetic factors that contribute to these disabling disorders could one day lead to better ... Read more...

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Researchers uncover genetic link to heart failure


December 15th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, have identified a group of 12 genetic variants in the HSPB7 gene, which is linked to heart failure in ... Read more...

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Study links heart failure to gene variant affecting vitamin D activation


December 2nd, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): Patients with high blood pressure who carry a gene variant that affects an enzyme critical to normal vitamin D activation are twice as likely as those without the ... Read more...

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Australians try to stop sheep burping to reduce methane emissions


November 30th, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 30 (ANI): Reports indicate that Australian scientists are trying to breed a sheep that belches less, as they look for ways to reduce harmful methane emissions from the country's flocks. ... Read more...

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Genetic link between psychosis and creativity revealed


September 29th, 2009 - 11:43 am ICT by ANI
Washington, September 29 (ANI): A new study seems to have established a link between psychosis and creativity.Szabolcs Keri, a psychiatrist at Semmelweis University in Hungary, focused his research on neuregulin 1, ... Read more...

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Scientists find new genetic link between cardiac arrhythmias and thyroid dysfunction


September 21st, 2009 - 11:17 am ICT by ANI
London, September 21 (ANI): Weill Cornell Medical College researchers say that they have identified a new genetic link between cardiac arrhythmias and thyroid dysfunction.The researchers say that genes previously known to ... Read more...

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Europe’s first farmers were migrants who settled about 7,500 years ago


September 4th, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 4 (ANI): The analysis of ancient DNA from skeletons suggests that Europe's first farmers were not the descendants of Stone Age hunter-gatherers in the region, but were probably migrants who ... Read more...

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How birds and mammals evolved to have 4-chambered hearts


September 3rd, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 3 (ANI): Scientists have discovered the first genetic link that can explain how the heart evolved from being a three-chambered to four-chambered organ.The discovery has shed light on how cold-blooded ... Read more...

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Epilepsy linked to disruption of brain development during early childhood


August 24th, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 24 (ANI): Scientists at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) say that a form of partial epilepsy, which is associated with auditory and other sensory hallucinations, may result from the ... Read more...

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Genetic link to age-related cataracts uncovered


July 31st, 2009 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): The first gene associated with the formation of age-related cataracts, a leading cause of blindness, has been identified by researchers.Bing-Cheng Wang, Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University School of ... Read more...

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Possible genetic link behind schizophrenia identified


July 22nd, 2009 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): A gene called Disc1 (Disrupted-In-Schizophrenia 1) may be responsible for causing Schizophrenia, according to two new studies.Led by Dr. Jill Morris and colleagues at Northwestern University's Feinberg School ... Read more...

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If you lack staying power in bed, blame it on genes


May 28th, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 28 (IANS) Premature ejaculation is genetic, says a new study. Researchers from Turku, Finland, interviewed more than 3,000 men, all pairs of male twins and their older or younger brothers, about ... Read more...

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Premature ejaculation may be a genetic disorder


May 28th, 2009 - 11:07 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 28 (ANI): A Finnish study suggests that premature ejaculation may be a genetic disorder.Researchers from Turku came to this conclusion after interviewing more than three thousand men-all pairs of male ... Read more...

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Genetic link between dental disease, heart attack identified


May 26th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 25 (ANI): Scientists from University of Kiel, Germany have identified a genetic link between dental disease periodontitis and coronary heart disease (CHD).Dr. Arne Schaefer, of the Institute for Clinical Molecular ... Read more...

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Scientists find genetic link to impulsive behaviour


April 23rd, 2009 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 23 (ANI): A new study involving mice has found that genetic predisposition to impulsivity is a trait predictive of alcoholism.The study by Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis researchers appears on the ... 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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Multiple sclerosis linked to lower cancer risk


March 31st, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 31 (ANI): People with multiple sclerosis may be at a lower risk for cancer overall, but at a higher risk of developing certain types of cancer, such as brain tumours ... Read more...

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Obesity gene could lead to polycystic ovary syndrome


March 17th, 2009 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 17 (ANI): A gene that causes obesity could also lead to polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) in women, a new study has suggested.The FTO gene has recently been shown to ... Read more...

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Gene mutation linked to restless legs syndrome


February 4th, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): Mayo Clinic researchers have identified a genetic link to restless legs syndrome, a common neurologic disorder that interrupts sleep because of unpleasant sensations in the legs at ... Read more...

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Genetic link between sleep disorders and depression in young kids found


February 2nd, 2009 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 02 (ANI): British scientists have for the first time found a genetic link between sleep disorders and depression in young children.Researchers at Goldsmiths College in London say that genetics ... Read more...

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