Last Updated: Thursday, December 12, 2013, 16:12
Researchers have identified variations in a gene that double a person`s risk of developing Alzheimer`s disease later in life.
Last Updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 18:39
Scientists have found the first evidence that mindfulness meditation can reduce levels of pro-inflammatory genes which can lead to faster physical recovery from a stressful situation.
Last Updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 18:34
Researchers have discovered a genetic deficiency in males that can trigger the development of one of the most common types of liver cancer and diabetes.
Last Updated: Monday, December 09, 2013, 18:33
Scientists have discovered a gene encoding a hormone that could potentially be used as a therapeutic molecule to treat heart diseases.
Last Updated: Sunday, December 08, 2013, 16:59
A new research has discovered a biological mechanism that allows brain tumor cells to escape from the drugs designed to target them, resulting in drug resistance.
Last Updated: Friday, December 06, 2013, 11:29
By using a powerful gene-hunting technique for the first time in mammalian brain cells, researchers have identified a gene involved in building the circuitry that relays signals through the brain.
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 04, 2013, 21:16
A new study from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health has suggested that people who are more prone to developing Alzheimer`s disease later in life show changes in their brains from childhood.
Last Updated: Monday, December 02, 2013, 18:08
A new study suggests that exposure to air pollution could increase the risk for autism among people who carry a genetic disposition for the neurodevelopmental disorder.