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Genetic marker of aggressive Alzheimer’s disease identified


September 17th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 17 (ANI): An international team of experts, led by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has identified a gene variation that appears to predict the rate at which ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Potential genetic factor in eating disorders discovered


June 6th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 6 (ANI): A possible biological culprit in the development of eating disorders during puberty has been discovered by scientists.The groundbreaking pilot study led by Michigan State University found that influence ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Smokers carrying common gene variants at greater aneurysm risk


February 27th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): Smokers, who carry common gene variants, are at a greater risk of aneurysm, a medical condition in which a blood vessel in the brain weakens and balloons out, ... Read more...

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Schizophrenia, bipolar disorder share genetic roots


July 4th, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 4 (IANS) Schizophrenia and bipolar disorder share genetic roots that seem to be specific to serious mental disorders, new studies have revealed. A trio of genome-wide studies, collectively the largest ... Read more...

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Gene linked to age-related hearing loss identified


December 3rd, 2008 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): Scientists have identified a new gene, which may provide insights into the development of presbycusis, or age-related hearing loss."This is the first ever and largest genome-wide association ... Read more...

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