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Bad Luck, Not Genes or the Environment, Cause for Many Cancers, Researchers Find
Health & Wellness  (tags: cancer, bad luck, genes, environment, research, death, diet, disease, family, food, health, healthcare, humans, illness, medicine, protection, risks, safety, society, study, treatment )

- 1201 days ago -
Sometimes there just isn't a good explanation for a cancer diagnosis other than random bad luck.
Multiple Sclerosis Research Doubles Number of Genes Associated With the Disease, Increasing the Number to Over 50
Health & Wellness  (tags: Sclerosis, Research, Disease, Genes )

- 2442 days ago -
Many of the genes implicated in the study are relevant to the immune system, shedding light onto the immunological pathways that underlie the development of multiple sclerosis.
Scientists Find Genes Linked to Migraines
Health & Wellness  (tags: migraines, health, genes, science, headaches )

- 2501 days ago -
Scientists have uncovered a trio of genes tied to migraine headaches, including one in which the link is exclusive to women, according to a new study.
Genes Causing Antimalarial Drug Resistance Identified
Health & Wellness  (tags: Genes, Antimalarial Drug, Resistance, Health )

- 2553 days ago -
Using a pair of powerful genome-search techniques, researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH), Harvard University, and the Broad Institute have identified several genes that may be implicated in the malaria parasite's notorious ability...
Genes Give Clue to Early Puberty
Health & Wellness  (tags: genes, puberty, girls, cancer, periods, obesity )

- 2704 days ago -
At least 30 genes appear to play a role in the age at which girls reach puberty, according to an international group of scientists.
We're All Carrying 100 Genes Linked to Diseases Such as Cancer
Health & Wellness  (tags: genes, diseases, cancer, diabetes, health )

- 2729 days ago -
Each of us carries up to 100 of the genes responsible for diseases such as cancer and diabetes, a study has found.And we have around 300 genes that are so flawed they don't work at all, according to a 'catalogue' of genetic faults compiled by scientists.
Born Lazy: How Genes Dictate Our Love of Exercise
Health & Wellness  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, exercise, health, interesting, genes )

- 2784 days ago -
Researchers discovered that the love of wanting to keep fit is in your genes and can be passed on from generation to generation. Conversely, the same is true about being a couch potato.
Stopping Colon Cancer By Activating Anti-Cancer Genes
Health & Wellness  (tags: colon cancer, genes, activating anti-cancer gens, cancer genes, CDX2, medicine, science, study, treatment )

- 2785 days ago -
A triggered CDX2 gene tells a cell that it is located in the epithelial tissue of the intestine and thus enables the cell to do its job correctly. Associate Professor Jesper Troelsen and colleagues from the University of Copenhagen made this discovery sev
What Is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome - Symptoms - Treatments
Health & Wellness  (tags: illness, nervous system, chronic fatigue syndrome, myalgic encephalomelitis, CFS/ME, genes, research, medicine )

- 2928 days ago -
the first credible evidence of a biological basis for ME/CFS came in 2006, when 20 researchers from different specialties each linked the illness with genes involved in the sympathetic nervous system and the HPA axis. These genes control how your body res
Pain-Killing Secrets of the Opium Poppy Revealed
Health & Wellness  (tags: opium poppy, pain killer, genes, identified )

- 2955 days ago -
Scientists have identified the genes of the opium poppy responsible for the production of the painkillers codeine and morphine, which could lead to new ways of making the drugs without having to cultivate fields of poppies
Genes Reveal 'Biological Ageing'
Health & Wellness  (tags: Biological Aging, Genes, Telomeres, Health, Fitness )

- 2992 days ago -
Gene variants that might show how fast people's bodies are actually ageing have been pinpointed by scientists.
Native American Heart Disease May Be Linked to Blood Clotting Gene
Health & Wellness  (tags: Heart Disease, genes, blood clots, Native Americans )

- 3042 days ago -
Native American's increased heart disease susceptibility may arise from evolution favoring genes for blood clotting, suggest a genetic comparison. In the current Annals of Human Genetics, an international team
Canadian Researchers Pioneer Gene Therapy to Repair Lungs for Transplant
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, science, research, genes, lungs, transplant )

- 3091 days ago -
In pioneering research, Canadian scientists have successfully used gene therapy to repair damaged lungs from deceased donors, making them potentially suitable for life-saving transplantation
Flawed Gene Link to Ovary Cancer
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, disease, illness, cancer, ovarian cancer, genes, risks, study, research, prevention, protection, warning )

- 3180 days ago -
Scientists have identified a genetic flaw which can increase the risk of ovarian cancer.
Sharing Cancer Info May Be Empowering
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, cancer, genes, family, disease, illness, risks, warning, protection )

- 3256 days ago -
Parents with family secrets may struggle to decide what to share with their children. But when it comes to cancer running in the family, a new study shows that those who choose to reveal the results of genetic tests are glad they did.

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