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Thursday, Aug 22, 2019
news about Gene
May 03, 2019 11:15
The research published in the journal Neuropharmacology employed gene manipulation technology to remove the ‘P4h-tm’ gene from the mouse genome and found an unexpected change in mouse behaviour. read more
Apr 20, 2019 20:18
He Jiankui, associate professor at Southern University of Science and Technology, attracted condemnation when he said he had used technology to alter the embryonic genes of twin girls born read more
Apr 07, 2019 05:41
Findings revealed that obese rats with genetic links to the disease were unable to mate with female rats. “These rats had a loss of sexual potency or what we popularly refer to as loss of libido,” said Dr Nafisa Balasinor, scientist at the NIRRH, who... read more
Mar 11, 2019 12:39
The study from the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in Boston, US, analysed genetic data from more than 446,000 participants, who self-reported the amount of sleep they typically received. read more
Mar 02, 2019 18:04
While people tend to fall in love for many reasons including similar interests, physical attraction, and shared values, if they marry and stay together, their long-term happiness may depend on their individual genes or those of their spouse. read more
Feb 27, 2019 18:20
Finding it hard to sleep at night? If so, blame your genes, say researchers, who identified 57 genes associated with symptoms of insomnia, affecting 10 to 20 per cent people worldwide. read more
Feb 12, 2019 10:29
Husbands with a particular genotype were less satisfied with the support they were provided from their wives which suggested that it was also associated with being less satisfied with their marriage. read more
Jan 18, 2019 12:46
People who score in the top 10 per cent of the population might expect to live up to five years longer than those who score in the lowest 10 per cent, the study said. read more
Sep 12, 2018 15:31
Two to three million years ago, the functional loss of CMAH triggered significant changes in what would eventually become the modern human species, altering everything from fertility rates to increasing cancer risk from eating red meat, researchers ... read more
Aug 01, 2018 10:28
Activating this gene may expose the cancer cells to the immune system and help the immune cells to attack the invading cancer cells. read more
Jun 26, 2018 14:39
The findings could pave the way for future medicines to prevent the disease in these individuals, and provide insights into the mechanisms that cause dementia in the general population. read more
Jun 15, 2018 14:20
The Sox9 gene is crucial for male differentiation and the proper formation of testes; if Sox9 is mutated or incorrectly expressed, an individual who is chromosomally male (XY) can develop ovaries instead of testes. read more
Apr 27, 2018 18:16
Depression is caused by genetic disorders, and a research by King’s College London has identified 44 risk variants. The study adds that depressive disorder also overlaps with that for obesity and multiple measures of sleep quality, including daytime... read more
Apr 16, 2018 17:04
Depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide, according to the research published in the journal Nature Communications. Life events - such as trauma or stress - can contribute to its onset, but it is not clear why some people are more likely... read more
Apr 11, 2018 09:11
According to the findings of the study published in the journal Nature Medicine, the researchers at Gladstone Institutes in San Francisco focused on a protein associated with the apoE4 gene that damages nerve cells and leads to dementia. read more