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Elvis Presley Song May Reveal Clues to Genetic Disorder
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, disease, environment, genetics, healing, healthcare, investigation, medicine, research, science, society, study, treatment )

Kit
- 793 days ago - livescience.com
The 13 participants with Williams syndrome -- a genetic disorder that can bring developmental delays and mild mental retardation, along with an overly friendly and trusting personality -- experienced a spike in both hormones when music played.
Your Hair Reveals Whether You're a Morning Person
Health & Wellness  (tags: science, genetics, sleep )

Michelle
- 1456 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Early bird or late riser? The mysteries of your sleep cycle may be unlocked by the hairs on your head, a new study says. That's because the genes that regulate our body clocks can be found in hair-follicle cells, researchers have discovered.
Genetic Cancer Link Between Humans And Dogs Discovered
Health & Wellness  (tags: genetics, cancer, dogs, humans, research, science, health, investigation, scientists, discovery )

John (Aqu
- 2362 days ago - sciencedaily.com
Cancer researchers at the University of Minnesota and North Carolina State University have found that humans and dogs share more than friendship and companionship -- they also share the same genetic basis for certain types of cancer. Furthermore,
Researchers Find Key Pathways for Two Deadly Cancers - BRAIN & PANCREATIC
Health & Wellness  (tags: USA. medical research, cancers, brain cancer, pancreatic cancer, genetics, genetic clusters )

K. A.
- 2175 days ago - cnn.com
Typical pancreatic cancer had 63 genetic changes; average brain tumor had 60; Clusters of seemingly unrelated genes work along same pathways to create cancer; New genetic maps include mutated, missing, extra, over- and underactive genes; new treatments!
Migraine Clue Found in Gene Variant
Health & Wellness  (tags: genetics, headaches, migraines, health )

Michelle
- 1450 days ago - news.discovery.com
Our understanding of what causes migraines has moved a step closer with the publication of a large European study.The study is the first genome wide association study of migraine risk factors, and is published online in Nature Genetics.
Gene Profiles May Predict TB Prognosis
Health & Wellness  (tags: genetics, TB, health, prognosis, mycobacterium tuberculosis )

Nancy
- 1463 days ago - sciencenews.org
Thanks to molecular profiling, scientists now have a better idea about how a mass killer selects its victims. And the new analysis suggests that the killer, TB, may use a different murder weapon than researchers previously believed.
Born to Be Fat
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, obesity, genetics, health, healthcare, children, science, interesting, medicine, nutrition, protection, research, study, news, babies, Body-Mind-Spirit )

Cal
- 1384 days ago - www2.macleans.ca
Does prenatal exposure to chemicals called 'obesogens' help explain the epidemic of obesity?
New Genetics Fuels Cancer Hope
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, cancer, genetics, fuels, molecular, DNA, genes )

Klarabell
- 2425 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Epigenetics is the study of molecular modifications which sit on top of the DNA in our cells, in effect switching our genes on and off; telling our cells how they should behave.
Shortcut to Cause of Common Disease - World
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, genomes project, genes, disease, health, genetics )

Chrissy
- 2401 days ago - timesonline.co.uk
The genetic differences between individuals are to be mapped in unprecedented detail in the most comprehensive search yet for the inherited roots of common conditions such as heart disease and diabetes. The 1,000 Genomes Project, announced yesterday by
STUDY: Mother's Diet Can Help Determine Sex of Child
Health & Wellness  (tags: Women's health, eating habits, genetics, biology, environmental influence, nutrition )

IE
- 2310 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Fiona Mathews of the University of Exeter in Britain and colleagues wanted to find out if a woman's diet has an impact on the sex of her offspring. Oysters may excite the libido, but there is nothing like a hearty breakfast laced with sugar to boost a wom
Role of Key Genetic Catalyst for Human Diversity Discovered
Health & Wellness  (tags: Genetics, Catalyst, Human, Human Diversity, gene, people )

Anna
- 1444 days ago - sciencedaily.com
One of the key drivers of human evolution and diversity, accounting for changes that occur between different generations of people, is explained by new research published by Professor Sir Alec Jeffreys, who discovered DNA fingerprinting at the University
Early Menopause Gene Research Could Predict Problem
Health & Wellness  (tags: menopause, gene, women, conceive, genetics )

Sophie
- 1402 days ago - bbc.co.uk
One in 20 women starts their menopause before the age of 46 - which can affect their chances of conceiving even a decade earlier.
How Republicans Will Try to Block New Tests for Fetal Disorders
Health & Wellness  (tags: pregnancy, tests, genetics, Republicans, women )

Freya
- 170 days ago - dailykos.com
This week brought news of a vitally important medical development for millions of future parents. A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine reported that a new fetal DNA test is far more accurate and much less risky than current methods...
   

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