Why stress can be more distressing for some people revealed

A new study has found why some people take stress in stride while others face a more devastating effect.

Why obesity runs in families

That parental obesity affects the likelihood of children to over-eat and develop obesity is known, but researchers have now identified the genetic link behind the mechanism.

Indian Scientist uses new approach to find `hidden` genetic causes of brain disorders

Indian scientist Dr. Saumya Jamuar recently used a novel technique called "targeted high-coverage sequencing" in order to discover hidden genetic causes of brain disorders.

Genetic cause behind rare type of ovarian cancer revealed

Researchers have uncovered the reason behind rare type of ovarian cancer that most often strikes girls and young women.

Being a Kapoor, acting is genetic, says Kareena Kapoor

When Kareena Kapoor says that acting is in her genes, the actress, who represents the fourth generation of her family, is absolutely right as the Kapoor family enjoys about an 85-year long association with arclight, greasepaint and camera.

Eating disorders `may be genetic`

In a new study, researchers have uncovered fresh evidence of a genetic predisposition to eating disorders that is passed on from mothers to daughters.

Childhood adversity ‘may lead to changes in genetics’

Researchers that childhood adversity may cause epigenetic changes in the human glucocorticoid receptor gene.

Kids` leukemia risk tied to dads` smoking

Children whose fathers smoked have at least a 15% higher risk of developing the most common form of childhood cancer.

Genetic link to suicidal behaviour confirmed

A new study has found evidence that a specific gene is linked to suicidal behaviour.

Genetic link to rare heart failure

The disease, peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM), weakens a woman’s heart so that it no longer pumps blood efficiently. The cause of PPCM has been unknown.

Genetic link to rare heart failure

The disease, peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM), weakens a woman’s heart so that it no longer pumps blood efficiently. The cause of PPCM has been unknown.

Genetic defects may predict sudden cardiac death risk

Scientists for the first time has unravelled how genetic defects can help predict the risk of sudden cardiac death in individuals.

Genetic defects may predict sudden cardiac death risk

Scientists for the first time has unravelled how genetic defects can help predict the risk of sudden cardiac death in individuals.

An extra cup of coffee won’t increase BP risk

People with a different genetic background may react to coffee differently.

An extra cup of coffee won’t increase BP risk

People with a different genetic background may react to coffee differently.

Genetic change helps lung tumour spread

Scientists have identified a genetic change that makes lung tumours more likely to spread to other parts of the body.

Genetic change helps lung tumour spread

Scientists have identified a genetic change that makes lung tumours more likely to spread to other parts of the body.

Scientists identify genetic link to suicide attempts

A new study suggests that genetic risk factors may influence the decision to attempt suicide.

Scientists identify genetic link to suicide attempts

A new study suggests that genetic risk factors may influence the decision to attempt suicide.

New genetic strategy makes T-cells resistant to HIV infection

Scientists come up with a new genetic strategy for rendering T-cells resistant to HIV infection.