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Nature, like genetics, contribute o depression risk

For first time, researchers find environment one is raised in is as important as genes in determining risk for major depression.

22 Dec 2017 12:57 PM

Genetics in personalised medicine is healthcare's current buzz word

Here what researchers have found.

19 Dec 2017 1:25 PM

Homosexuality is in the genes, claims study

Controversial study claims gay men share two gene variants that suggest they are born with their sexual preference.

08 Dec 2017 4:24 PM

Researchers discover genes to prolong human life

Here is what a new study has found.

08 Dec 2017 9:14 AM


Fertilization is not random, say scientists

Study is in sharp contrast to scientists portraying sperm as active fighters battling their way towards a passive egg.

18 Nov 2017 1:33 PM

Genes linked to pancreatic cancer identified

The team found that patients who had three or four of the altered genes had worse disease-free survival.

06 Nov 2017 8:17 AM

Study shows genetic risk factors for asthma, hay fever and eczema

Asthma, hay fever and eczema are allergic diseases that affect different parts of the body.

01 Nov 2017 9:14 AM

People with better education may have longer life, says study

Study of genes finds that people who are overweight cut their life expectancy by two months for every extra kilogramme of weight they have.

14 Oct 2017 11:21 AM

Genetic test could help those at risk of breast cancer

The new test would be able to give women more options in terms of treatment for the disease.

09 Oct 2017 3:35 PM


Nearly 80 percent schizophrenia risk may be traced back to genes, says study

The study, published in the journal Biological Psychiatry, indicates that genetics has a substantial influence on risk for schizophrenia.

07 Oct 2017 9:28 AM

Scientists a step closer to finding cure for Parkinson's disease

Here is what researchers discovered.

06 Oct 2017 12:42 PM

Modern-day traits are inherited from Neanderthal DNA: study

The study is the first of its kind.

06 Oct 2017 12:05 PM

Researchers find evidence natural selection ‘weeding out' a range of diseases

Here is what a new study's findings suggest.

07 Sep 2017 4:35 PM

Heart disease, diabetes genetically linked, says study

Research shows that most of the sites on genome known to be associated with higher diabetes risk are also associated with higher CHD risk.

06 Sep 2017 11:48 AM


Incredible story of million-to-one black and white twins

Their tale is very unique.

04 Sep 2017 3:39 PM

Scientists genetically edit viral infections from piglets

Researchers place edited embryonic cells into chemical cocktail that encourages growth without destructive effects of modification.

12 Aug 2017 10:41 AM

Scientists correct disease-causing mutation from genes in human embryos

US scientists have succeeded in altering the genes of a human embryo to correct a disease-causing mutation.

03 Aug 2017 8:38 AM

Ozone exposure ups autism odds in at-risk people

Evaluation of each of the risk factors showed they had an impact on risk for autism.

25 Jun 2017 11:10 AM

Glow-in-the-dark mice brings next-gen gene therapies closer

The protein from a firefly that is successfully inserted can help become a therapeutic protein for diseased cells

20 Feb 2017 1:29 PM