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Patients Treated With Antipsychotic Drugs At Lower Risk Of Covid19 Infection

Patients treated with antipsychotic drugs have a lower risk of becoming infected or suffer a milder form of SARS-CoV-2 -- the virus causing Covid-19...

Genes Can Help Mark Potential Drugs For Early Covid-19 Treatment

A new study using human genetics suggests that researchers should prioritize clinical trials of drugs that target two proteins to manage Covid-19 in its...

Jumping Genes Likely To Protect Against Certain Blood Cancers

US scientists have found that transposons, also known as jumping genes, can protect against certain blood cancers and help develop new therapeutic targets. Transposons...

Israeli Scientists Identify Genes Predicting Healthy Aging

A team of researchers has identified a set of genes that can tell whether people are heading towards healthy aging or not. Accumulation of...

Research: Toxicity Of SARS-COV-2 Protein Reduced By A Cancer Drug

A team of researchers has identified the most toxic proteins made by SARS-COV-2 -- the virus that causes Covid-19 -- and then used an...

Researchers Identify Range of Genes Linked To Obesity

Researchers have identified a range of genes that are linked to both elevated levels of body fat, as well as offering protection from some...

Genes Involved In Autoimmune Addison’s Disease Discovered

Researchers have discovered the genes involved in autoimmune Addison's disease -- a condition where the body's immune systems destroy the adrenal cortex leading to...

Gut Bacteria in Chickens Can Evolve To Cause a Life-Threatening Infection

Researchers have determined how harmless E.coli gut bacteria in chickens can easily pick up the genes required to evolve to cause a life-threatening infection. The...

Gene-Based Blood Test For Melanoma Spread Evaluates Treatment Progress

A test that monitors blood levels of DNA fragments released by dying tumor cells may serve as an accurate early indicator of treatment success...

Genetic Mutations Increase Risk Of Breast Cancer By 80%: Experts

According to statistics released by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) in December 2020 and cited by the World Health Organization (WHO),...

This Breast Cancer Drug May Help Prostate Cancer Patients

A drug used to treat breast and ovarian cancer can extend the lives of some men with prostate cancer, showed results of a major...

Here’s How Dinosaurs Caused Mammals to Develop Night Vision

By JoEllen McBride When dinosaurs ruled the earth, life was tough for our mammalian ancestors. So they learned to hunker down during the day and...

Air Pollution can Play a Role in Diabetes Development: Study

Indian-origin researcher Sanjay Rajagopalan from the University Hospitals Harrington in the US has found that air pollution can play a role in the development...

Early Blood Test Can Detect Baby’s Brain Damage Just Hours After Birth

Researchers, including one of Indian origin, have found that an early blood test could detect which babies deprived of oxygen at birth are at...

Here’s Why Autism Spectrum Disorder More Common in Boys

Neuron offers clues to why autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is more common in boys than in girls, say researchers. They found that a single...

Study Finds that COVID-19 is Not Transmittable from Pregnant Mothers to Newsborns

Amid the novel coronavirus scare around the globe, some good news has emerged about the COVID-19. Chinese researchers have revealed that viral infection is...

Researchers Identify 102 Genes Associated with Autism

In the largest genetic sequencing study of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to date, researchers have identified 102 genes associated with risk for autism. The discovery...

Genetic Alteration Can Increase Risk of Developing Autism and Tourette’s Syndrome

Researchers have discovered how a Genetic Alteration that increases the risk of developing Autism and Tourette's impairs brain communication. People with a genetic deletion known...

Mutations in Genes Associated with Heart Disease: Study

Researchers have identified new mutations in Genes that is commonly associated with non-ischemic dilated cardiomyopathy (NIDC), a disease that weakens the heart muscle, making...

US: Antibiotic-Resistant Genes (ARGs) Prevail in Groundwater

In an alarming find, a team of US researchers has discovered that antibiotic-resistant genes (ARGs) were prevalent in groundwater, posing a potential hazard to...

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