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This is it - women’s immunity gene!


September 28th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 28 (IANS) Women can thank a single gene for enjoying better immunity and health than their male counterparts, new research says.The research, led by Claude Libert from Ghent ... Read more...

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It’s not clothes, cars or scotch that make a man, but a protein!


March 3rd, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 3 (ANI): A new study finds that what really makes a man is his expression of the lone X chromosome and the activity of a protein complex that gives enzymes ... Read more...

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New test to detect Turner syndrome early


February 17th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): Yale School of Medicine researchers have come up with a new inexpensive, accurate and practical diagnostic test for Turner syndrome that can be done in a doctor's office.Prevalent ... Read more...

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Scientists produce mice from 2 fathers using stem cell technology


December 9th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): Reproductive scientists at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Texas have produced male and female mice from two fathers using stem cell technology.The achievement of two-father offspring in a ... Read more...

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Gene linked to common birth defect in male genitalia identified


November 30th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 30 (ANI): A research team has discovered a new gene associated with Hypospadias, the congenital malformation of the male genitalia.The study, conducted by King's College London, in collaboration with ... Read more...

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First clinical trial of gene therapy offers muscular dystrophy clues


October 7th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 7 (ANI): A clinical trial for gene therapy to replace the genetic defect causing the most common form of muscular dystrophy has revealed that some patients mount an immune response ... Read more...

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Why autism is more prevalent in boys


September 16th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington Sept 16 (ANI): A new study provides further clues as to why boys are far more likely than girls to be diagnosed with autismThe new research from the Centre for Addiction ... Read more...

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Variant form of immune receptor gene ‘ups lupus risk in men’


September 3rd, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 3 (ANI): A new research has discovered that males with a variant form of the immune receptor gene 'Toll Like Receptor 7 (TLR7)' are more likely to develop the autoimmune ... Read more...

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Exposure to second-hand smoke in the womb may affect long-term health


July 1st, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 01 (ANI): Children born to non-smoking mothers exposed to second-hand smoke during pregnancy have genetic mutations that may affect long-term health, according to a University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of ... Read more...

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New protein complex that regulates around 4000 genes in fruit fly identified


June 26th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 26 (ANI): Scientists have identified a novel protein complex that regulates around 4000 genes in the fruit fly Drosophila and likely plays an important role in mammals, too."This new complex ... Read more...

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Y chromosomes evolving much faster in humans


January 16th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 16 (IANS) The Y chromosome, one of the two sex determining chromosomes in mammals, including humans, is evolving much faster through continuous renovation contrary to the popular theory that it ... Read more...

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Are men more evolved than women?


January 15th, 2010 - 12:19 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Recent findings indicate that the men might be more evolved than the women. New research indicates that the Y chromosome has evolved much faster than ... Read more...

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‘Royal blood disorder’ that afflicted Queen Victoria’s family line identified


October 9th, 2009 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 9 (ANI): The identity of the "cursed blood" disorder that troubled the British Royal Family in the 19th and early 20th centuries has been revealed.DNA analysis show that the ... Read more...

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Overseas student better at English than the British


October 4th, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 04 (ANI): A new survey has found that overseas students make less error in English than the British.A checking of written work produced by final-year British undergraduate students found that, ... Read more...

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Mechanism for evolution of sex chromosomes identified by scientists


October 2nd, 2009 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 2 (ANI): In a new research, biologists have genetically mapped the sex chromosomes of several species of cichlid fish from Lake Malawi, East Africa, and identified a mechanism by which ... Read more...

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Male and female chromosomes do communicate with each other


September 11th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 11 (ANI): Scientists in the University of Leicester's Department of Genetics have for the first time revealed that the male and female do truly communicate -at least at the fundamental ... Read more...

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Genetic analysis challenges human-chimp interbreeding


August 29th, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 29 (ANI): A genetic analysis has called into question the controversial claim that early humans and chimpanzees interbred before splitting into separate species.In 2006, David Reich and his colleagues at ... Read more...

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Male sex chromosome facing extinction due to rapid evolution


July 17th, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 17 (ANI): A new research has revealed that the sex chromosome that only males carry is deteriorating and could disappear within a few million years.Scientists at Penn State University (PSU) ... Read more...

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Male sex chromosome on way to extinction


July 17th, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 17 (IANS) The sex chromosome that only males carry is deteriorating and could disappear within a few million years. A pair of Penn State University (PSU) scientists discovered that the male ... Read more...

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Nine new X chromosome genes linked to learning disabilities identified


April 20th, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 20 (ANI): An international team of researchers has identified nine new genes linked to learning disabilities.The team of 70 researchers has found nine new genes on the X chromosome, ... Read more...

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Small RNAs have critical roles sperm formation


April 10th, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 10 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Nevada School of Medicine claim that they have gained fresh insights into the reproductive workings of the male sex chromosome, which may have ... Read more...

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Indian-origin researcher unveils gene behind autoimmune disease lupus


March 30th, 2009 - 8:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 30 (ANI): A gene linked to the autoimmune disease lupus, and its location on the X chromosome can explain why females are 10 times more susceptible to the disease than ... Read more...

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Gene linked to Alzheimers in women unveiled


January 12th, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 12 (ANI): Mayo clinic scientists claim that they have unmasked a gene responsible for increasing the risk of Alzheimers in women.In a study involving 844 patients affected with Alzheimer''s ... Read more...

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Ancient mass migration of men from Africa populated world


December 22nd, 2008 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 22 (IANS) Modern humans quit Africa over 60,000 years ago in a migration that many believe populated the earth. Now, researchers have revealed that men and women weren't equal partners ... Read more...

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Men outnumbered women in African exodus 60,000 years ago


December 22nd, 2008 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 22 (ANI): A new genetic study has revealed that men probably outnumbered women in the mass exodus 60,000 years ago, when modern humans left Africa.Researchers believe that the particular ... Read more...

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Heres why females prefer polyandry to monogamy


November 21st, 2008 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 21 (ANI): An international study by British and Japanese researchers has shed new light on why females of many species have multiple partners. The research team comprising of experts from ... Read more...

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Scientists find way to treat Fragile X in mice


November 1st, 2008 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 1 (ANI): Scientists at the University of California, Irvine, have claimed that they have found a way to improve and even restore cognitive function in people suffering from fragile ... Read more...

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Faulty gene to blame for heart attack deaths


October 30th, 2008 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 30 (IANS) A faulty gene variant that can cause heart attack mortalities also potentially opens the way for improved treatment following such attacks. "It's been known for some time that ... 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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Diseased foetal heart can regenerate itself


October 16th, 2008 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 16 (IANS) If the heart becomes diseased during its embryonic development, it can regenerate itself to such an extent that it is fully functional by birth, provided some of the ... Read more...

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Genetic variants that put men at sevenfold risk of baldness identified


October 13th, 2008 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 13 (ANI): An international team of researchers has found that two genetic variants that may put men at a sevenfold increased risk of male pattern baldness. Male pattern baldness is ... Read more...

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Gene that may make humans more vulnerable to tuberculosis identified


October 10th, 2008 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 10 (ANI): A new gene, named Toll-like receptor 8 (TLR8), has been identified to play a major role in human susceptibility to pulmonary tuberculosis, according to a new study.Pulmonary ... Read more...

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Bisexuality inherited from ”hyper-heterosexual” female family members


August 16th, 2008 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 16 (ANI): Bisexual men may have inherited their attraction to males through hyper-heterosexual female family members, according to a new research.Earlier studies have suggested that genes influencing sexual orientation ... Read more...

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Study reveals how males make up for their X chromosome shortage


May 30th, 2008 - 6:06 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 30 (ANI): Uncovering new insights into how sex chromosomes are regulated, researchers at European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Heidelberg, Germany, and the EMBL-European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) in Hinxton, ... Read more...

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Scientists discover novel gene for new form of intellectual disability


April 25th, 2008 - 4:00 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Apr 25 (ANI): Researchers at The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) have found that a gene, called CC2D2A, causes a previously unidentified form of intellectual disability, characterised ... Read more...

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