How malaria parasites resist drugs revealed

A study has revealed the answer to how malaria parasite becomes resistance to the antimalarial drug in clinical trials, which makes the drugs less effective.

How rare chance events influence evolution

How much does our evolution depend on chance mutations? Quite a lot, say scientists.

Exercise helps rescue mutated neural stem cells

A new study has found that CHD7 mutant neurons (a mutation in a gene) were fully rescued after a running exercise.

Schizophrenia and autism share related genetic networks

Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center have identified gene networks affected in schizophrenia.

Mutations in humans can make bird flu a pandemic

A new research has suggested that it might be possible for human-to-human airborne transmissible avian H5N1 influenza viruses to evolve in nature.

New breast cancer susceptibility gene identified

Mutations in a gene called XRCC2 may lead to increased breast cancer risk, according to a new study.

Experts warn about genetic tests

Medical experts warned consumers about genetic tests that purport to predict various diseases.

Experts warn about genetic tests

Medical experts warned consumers about genetic tests that purport to predict various diseases.

Study reveals how genetic mutations may cause diabetes 1

In a key breakthrough which may pave the way for more effective treatment for blood sugar, scientists have finally cracked the 40-year-old mystery of how certain genetic mutations lead to type 1 diabetes.

Study reveals how genetic mutations may cause diabetes 1

In a key breakthrough which may pave the way for more effective treatment for blood sugar, scientists have finally cracked the 40-year-old mystery of how certain genetic mutations lead to type 1 diabetes.

Mutations in single gene leads to many cancers

Specific mutations in an important gene, that normally protects the body against cancer, can itself cause a variety of cancers, according to a study.

Mutations in single gene leads to many cancers

Specific mutations in an important gene, that normally protects the body against cancer, can itself cause a variety of cancers, according to a study.