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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...

Researchers Identify Genes Linked to the Risk of Heart Failure

Researchers have found the way for earlier identification of people at risk of heart failure and development of new treatments. The research team applied an...

Researchers Find Multiple Genes to Blame for Risk of Asthma, Eczema

Researchers have found a total of 141 regions in our genetic material that largely explain the genetic risk underlying asthma, hay fever and eczema....

Third-Hand Smoke can Harm Respiratory System by Changing Gene Expressions: Study

The hazards of second-hand smoke are well-known. Now, scientists have found even third-hand smoke (THS) could do harm to one's respiratory health by changing...

Researchers Identify Gene Linked to Obesity in Children

Researchers have identified a common gene variant that increases the risk of obesity in children. In a study published in Obesity journal, the researchers from...

To Ensure Transparency, WHO Panel Aims for Registry of All Human Gene-Editing Research

  It would be irresponsible for any scientist to conduct human gene-editing studies in people, and a central registry of research plans should be set...

Check out the 9 Genes Responsible For Eyebrow Colours

An international research team has for the first time identified nine genes responsible for eyebrow colours. Eyebrow colour is one of the most recognisable visual traits of the...

Amazing Fact! Your Genes Determine Your Quality of Sleep

Experiencing problems like insomnia or hypersomnia could be genetic, say researchers who identified 76 new gene regions associated with the time a person sleeps. It...

Gene Therapy Can Help Correct Heart Rhythm Disorder

A novel gene therapy uses an implanted LED device to reset a racing heart immediately and automatically, paving the way for pain-free treatment for patients with heart rhythm disorder. The therapy detects fast...

Researchers Identify Genes Causing Obesity

Researchers have identified genetic variants associated with obesity that is central to developing targeted interventions to reduce the risk of chronic illnesses like hypertension, Type-2 diabetes and heart disease. The team from...

Your Genes Determine How Successful Your Married Life Is

Do you think you could lead a happy married life? The answer is in your genes, a new study has said. Although prior research has...

Researchers Discover Genes That Help Bacteria Prevent Treatment, Says Study

Researchers have discovered two genes that make some strains of harmful bacteria resistant to treatment by copper, which is a powerful and frequently used antibacterial agent,...

Celebrate February 4 As World Cancer Day

The gene is a unit of inheritance of our DNA that determines our characteristics including physical, behavioural and clinical and the term 'hereditary' means passed...

20 Genes That Can Predict Severity of Dengue Identified

Researchers, including one of an Indian-origin, have identified 20 genes that can predict an individual's likelihood of developing a severe form of dengue fever with about 80...

Genetically Modified Chicken Offers Hope For Cheaper Drugs

Chicken that are genetically modified to produce human proteins in their eggs can offer a cost-effective method of producing certain types of drugs, a...

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