Genetic defects

Women`s brains more resilient to defects than men: Study

Researchers have said that women are able to carry higher levels of genetic defects without getting any brain development disorders like autism, supporting the possibility of a "female protective effect."

Mar 03, 2014, 12:01 PM IST

Long-living breast stem cells may cause cancer

Breast stem cells and their "daughters" can live for a long time and harbour genetic defects or damage that could lead to breast cancer later, reveals a new research.

Jan 27, 2014, 21:27 PM IST

Inner-ear disorders increase hyperactivity

A new study has found that inner-ear dysfunction can directly cause neurological changes that increases hyperactivity.

Sep 08, 2013, 11:40 AM IST