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How Republicans Will Try to Block New Tests for Fetal Disorders
Health & Wellness  (tags: pregnancy, tests, genetics, Republicans, women )

Freya
- 298 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...
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
- 922 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.
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
- 1514 days ago - www2.macleans.ca
Does prenatal exposure to chemicals called 'obesogens' help explain the epidemic of obesity?
Early Menopause Gene Research Could Predict Problem
Health & Wellness  (tags: menopause, gene, women, conceive, genetics )

Sophie
- 1531 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.
Role of Key Genetic Catalyst for Human Diversity Discovered
Health & Wellness  (tags: Genetics, Catalyst, Human, Human Diversity, gene, people )

Anna
- 1573 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
Migraine Clue Found in Gene Variant
Health & Wellness  (tags: genetics, headaches, migraines, health )

Michelle
- 1580 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.
Your Hair Reveals Whether You're a Morning Person
Health & Wellness  (tags: science, genetics, sleep )

Michelle
- 1586 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.
Gene Profiles May Predict TB Prognosis
Health & Wellness  (tags: genetics, TB, health, prognosis, mycobacterium tuberculosis )

Nancy
- 1593 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.
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.
- 2303 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!
Indians More Prone to HIV-AIDS Than Others, Says Study
Health & Wellness  (tags: AIDS/HIV, genetics, study, India, Indians, genetic protection, genetic profile, population, news, health, protection, prevention )

Dima
- 2436 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
A monumental study on genetic profile of the country's population has revealed that majority of Indian do not have natural protection against HIV/AIDS. The known protective marker - rs333 - in the CCRS gene is virtually absent in the Indian population.
STUDY: Mother's Diet Can Help Determine Sex of Child
Health & Wellness  (tags: Women's health, eating habits, genetics, biology, environmental influence, nutrition )

IE
- 2439 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
Why Our Families Are Our Surest Source of Happiness | the Daily Mail
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, happiness, genes, disposition, sunny, positive, genetics, family, relationships, happy, unhappy, sad )

Ceci
- 2487 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
They say you can't buy it - and they'd be right. Because happiness is in your genes, scientists say. According to researchers, 50 per cent of our disposition towards a sunny outlook is down to genetics. Money, career, health, relationships and other
Genetic Cancer Link Between Humans And Dogs Discovered
Health & Wellness  (tags: genetics, cancer, dogs, humans, research, science, health, investigation, scientists, discovery )

John (Aqu
- 2492 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,
Ten New Genetic Clues for Prostate Cancer
Health & Wellness  (tags: research, science, study, prostate cancer, genetics, humans, health, investigation, news, future, treatment, medicine )

J.
- 2511 days ago - afp.google.com
Researchers state that the discovery of these new genes can allow for better screening practices that may lead to better treatment options for men diagnosed with prostate cancer.
Shortcut to Cause of Common Disease - World
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, genomes project, genes, disease, health, genetics )

Chrissy
- 2531 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
 

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