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Being overweight may up heart disease risk: Study

Recall-by-genotype is novel and exploits the random allocation of genes at conception.

04 Aug 2018 3:41 PM

Hair loss gene is key to improved cancer immunotherapy

Most patients do not benefit from these treatments because their tumours are able to evade the immune system.

31 Jul 2018 12:19 PM

This is how jumping genes drive evolution

Here is what a new study has found.

30 Jul 2018 2:02 PM

New genes linked to childhood nephrotic syndrome identified

Here is what a new study has found.

29 Jul 2018 1:00 PM

Cause of prostate cancer progression uncovered

More than 1.1 million new cases diagnosed and 300,000 deaths annually worldwide.

23 Jul 2018 12:40 PM


Widespread transfer of genes is important driver of evolution

These jumping genes are actually small pieces of DNA that can copy themselves throughout a genome and are known as transposable elements.

09 Jul 2018 2:14 PM

Breast cancer surgeons don't always order genetic testing for patients

Current practice guidelines recommend genetic testing for breast cancer patients who have an elevated risk of genetic mutations.

04 Jul 2018 9:57 AM

Genetic interactions responsible for neuro disorders

The researchers turned to fruit flies to try to identify how the deletion on chromosome 16 was causing these symptoms.

01 Jul 2018 1:09 PM

DNA changes that made dogs man's best friend identified

Researchers have been comparing dog and wolf DNA to try and identify the genes involved in domestication.

28 Jun 2018 3:30 PM

This gene links Alzheimer's to Down syndrome

Scientists are a step closer to understanding which genes are responsible for early-onset Alzheimer's disease in people with Down syndrome.

26 Jun 2018 2:18 PM


Genetic factors can affect your heart despite healthy lifestyle

Increased physical activity and fitness can lower the likelihood of cardiovascular disease in the future.

24 Jun 2018 1:18 PM

New antiviral gene may stop virus clone

The research found that the compound, called ddhCTP, which disrupts the replication machinery of Zika virus.

24 Jun 2018 11:14 AM

New evidence that viruses may play a role in Alzheimer's

The findings don't prove viruses cause Alzheimer's, nor do they suggest it's contagious.

22 Jun 2018 4:07 PM

Men with serious heart condition are more likely to die compared to women

Research like this helps give us clues about why some people's hearts may be better protected than others.

13 Jun 2018 3:13 PM

Young women at high genetic risk of breast cancer

Young women with a family history of breast cancer may feel that they should be tested as early as possible.

30 May 2018 6:37 PM


Researchers say distress in pregnancy can 'turn on' schizophrenia genes

Schizophrenia is a mental health issue that affects how you think, behave, feel and cause one to have a distorted view of reality.

30 May 2018 1:49 PM

New study investigates link between alcohol, genes and heart failure

Genetic predisposition and alcohol consumption can act together to lead to heart failure.

27 May 2018 2:48 PM

Know how heart responds to exercise

The study was conducted using the genetic and electrocardiogram data of 67,000 people from UK Biobank.

19 May 2018 11:55 AM

Debilitating eye disease onset could be predicted by new genetic markers: Study

The discovery of new genetic markers could help predict a person's future risk of corneal thinning.

15 May 2018 1:27 PM

Genes linked with sunburn, skin cancer risk

Eight of the genes had been associated with skin cancer in previous research.

08 May 2018 9:11 PM