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.
Last Updated: Monday, December 02, 2013, 13:36
Researchers have discovered a promising new approach to treating colorectal cancer by disarming the gene that drives self-renewal in stem cells that are the root cause of disease, resistance to treatment and relapse.
Last Updated: Sunday, December 01, 2013, 16:35
An Indian origin surgeon has performed a historic first retrograde gene therapy, a novel procedure designed to deliver stem cells to the heart to repair damaged muscle and arteries.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 27, 2013, 12:21
A new study has linked a particular gene in the brain`s reward system to childhood obesity and tasty food choices, particularly for girls.