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Some obese people have a genetic mutation that seems to ramp up the reward centers in their brains when they see food, researchers report.
7 hrs ago | Windsor Beacon
Today, his genetic problem would be caught at birth through a newborn screening available in 21 states.
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In this June 19, 2014 photo, bison graze inside Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming.
14 hrs ago | Science Daily
Our brain's response to the sight of food appears to be driven more by how low our blood sugar level is at the moment than our upbringing or genetics.
18 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail
The two-year grant from the National Institutes of Health will help the company build survey tools and expand its gene database The two-year grant from the National Institutes of Health will help the company build survey tools and expand its gene database Home genetics startup 23andMe has secured a $1.4-million two-year grant from the National ... (more)
Achalasia is a rare disease - it affects 1 in 100,000 people - characterized by a loss of nerve cells in the esophageal wall.
Little Evelyn Nolan has a rare genetic condition that affects just one in 168 million people pictures by Ian Hinchliffe TO HER parents she is the world but to the world little Evelyn Nolan is literally one in 168 million.
Years ago, journalists who had breast cancer fought with words to inform other women with breast cancer that, in many cases, they didn't need a mastectomy.
The genome of Solanum pennellii, a wild relative of the domestic tomato, has been published by an international group of researchers.
Exercise, a healthy diet and good sleep can protect the body against the negative effects of stress and slow down the aging process at a cellular level, researchers report.
A novel study shows that the age girls reach puberty is influenced by 'imprinted genes' - a subset of genes whose activity differs depending on which parent contributes the gene.
Scientists are eager to find out whether the new virus that infects gut bacteria could promote health or influence susceptibility to certain conditions The new virus, which the researchers have named crAssphage, is a type of virus known as a bacteriophage that infects bacteria.
In a paper published this week in the scientific journal Nature Genetics, the company was one of more than 50 institutions worldwide that described new genetic risks for Parkinson's disease.
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AstraZeneca has signed up Roche and Qiagen to develop two separate diagnostic tests, both using simple blood samples, to identify patients who will benefit from its lung cancer drugs.
Researchers explain why genetic fertility problems can persist in a population. Some 15% of adults suffer from fertility problems, many of these due to genetic factors.
In one of the largest prevalence studies to date, researchers from the U.K. provide national, regional, and global genotype prevalence estimates for the hepatitis C virus .
Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 09:22 pm
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