Genetic markers

Why some smokers don't get cancer

Researchers have identified a set of genetic markers that help even smokers live longer and protect them from deadly diseases such as cancer.

Sep 10, 2015, 17:18 PM IST

How genes decide recovery from alcoholism

US researchers have identified genetic markers that may help in identifying individuals who could benefit from the alcoholism treatment drug Acamprosate.

Nov 05, 2014, 17:11 PM IST

Genetic markers could help predict stroke in patients with heart disease

Researchers at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Salt Lake City have identified a biological process that could help physicians predict when someone with heart disease is likely to have a heart attack in the near future.

Mar 31, 2014, 11:49 AM IST

New technology can create mugshots using only DNA

Scientists have developed a new technology that can map accurate facial structures using racial, gender, and genetic markers using DNA.

Mar 24, 2014, 19:20 PM IST

Scientists identify possible genetic markers in breast cancer that spreads to brain

Researchers have uncovered possible genetic origins of breast cancer that spreads to the brain.

Feb 11, 2014, 12:17 PM IST

Second pathway through which Alzheimer`s develops identified

A new set of genetic markers for Alzheimer`s that point to a second pathway through which the disease develops has been identified by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

Apr 05, 2013, 11:53 AM IST

Genetic markers for breast cancer identified

Innovative studies have explored a number of promising pathways for treatment and new targets for preventing the spread of breast cancer.

Aug 04, 2011, 00:00 AM IST