Fri, 23 Sep 2016 08:00:00 PDTSOD1 gene mutations form protein clumps, leading to motor neuron degeneration in ALS, but researchers may have found a way to halt this process.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 05:00:00 PDTHumans and flies are still undergoing natural selection based on sex.Genes with moderately different expression levels in males and females are subject to ongoing, sex-related natural...
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTWhile there are many differences in gene expression after regular exercise training, researchers have found no evidence of training-induced muscle memory.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTThe DNA of young people is regulated to express the right genes at the right time.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTResearchers at the National University of Ireland Galway have shown that the TP53 gene has even greater anti-cancer activity than previously thoughtNew insight into the function of a gene...
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTGene therapy is a kind of experimental treatment that is designed to fix faulty genetic material and help a patient fight off or recover from a disease.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 11:00:00 PDTSleep cycle interruptions may affect breast cancer formation and metastasis.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 08:00:00 PDTIt is widely known as the 'love hormone' due to its role in social bonding, but new research suggests oxytocin may also play a role in spiritual beliefs.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 05:00:00 PDTA new study revealed that a common genetic variant in the brain-derived neurotrophic factor gene reduces the neurobiological benefits induced by physical exercise in mice.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 05:00:00 PDTA new genetic risk score that could help to identify individuals at risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) much earlier and potentially improve its prevention has been developed in research...
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 05:00:00 PDTGenetic testing of mitochondrial DNA could reveal otherwise unknown ancestry that can influence a person's risk for certain types of breast cancer, a new study finds.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 05:00:00 PDTA team of researchers, including scientists from the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, have linked a faulty gene to the deaths of seemingly healthy children whose hearts suddenly stopped.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 05:00:00 PDTBoth heredity and environmental factors influence our risk of cardiovascular disease.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 05:00:00 PDTWhat is the risk of developing a mental disorder if a brother or sister has the condition?
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTThe belief that so-called obesity genes can hinder weight loss is called into question by a new study review. Genetics may not be so vital after all.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTSome DNA methylation sites associated with smoking remain even 30 years after quitting smoking, increasing the risk of cardiovascular diseases and cancers.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTRoughly a third of all genes in the mammalian genome are essential for life.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTResearchers from the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research have used an exciting new technology to successfully switch on dormant tumour suppressor genes in multiple cancer types.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTResearchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) have published a new study that describes a novel molecular mechanism that could lead to the development of new therapies for Amyotrophic...
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTGrowth hormone injections can be needed by children and adults alike. Learn more about why they are needed and the alternative uses of these injections.
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 07:00:00 PDTBy discovering how quadruple-helix DNA may help cancer progress, researchers come up with a possible new way to target cancer cells selectively.
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTMicrocephaly is a rare disorder that stunts brain development in utero, resulting in an abnormally small head.
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTA new study increases and strengthens the links that have led scientists to propose the "transposon theory of aging.
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 05:00:00 PDTScientists have identified where a four-stranded version of DNA exists within the genome of human cells, and suggest that it may hold a key to developing new, targeted therapies for cancer.
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTEngineering mosquitos to carry genes related to feeding behavior located within this anomaly maybe one strategy to reduce malaria's spread.