Genetic variations

Child prodigies and autism may share genetic link

Scientists have found the first evidence that child prodigies may share certain genetic variations with people who have autism.

May 04, 2015, 00:01 AM IST

Scientists discover nearly 700 new genetic variations that determine height

 A new study has revealed that nearly 700 genetic variations determine human height, which could aid researchers fight stature-related diseases.

Oct 06, 2014, 10:49 AM IST

New method can detect colon cancer early

Scientists have developed a new, highly sensitive method to detect genetic variations that initiate colon cancer which can help detect the disease in its early stages.

Sep 04, 2013, 18:10 PM IST

New method to predict aggressiveness of prostate cancer

Scientists have developed a new identification mechanism that can detect genetic variations linked to prostate cancer to predict aggressiveness of the disease in a better way, says a study.

Jun 21, 2013, 12:06 PM IST

14 new genetic targets for treating heart disease identified

In a collaborative genome-wide study on individuals, researchers have discovered 14 new genetic variations that are associated with heart rate.

Apr 15, 2013, 11:23 AM IST

Indian scientists develop technique to detect genetic variations

Some of these genetic variations termed SNPs are associated with cancer, certain infectious diseases like leprosy, AIDS, and many others.

Dec 06, 2012, 09:26 AM IST

11 new genetic variations linked to Type 2 Diabetes

Scientists from Michigan Technological University have identified 11 new genetic variants linked to Type 2 diabetes.

Oct 03, 2009, 13:18 PM IST

11 new genetic variations linked to Type 2 Diabetes

Scientists from Michigan Technological University have identified 11 new genetic variants linked to Type 2 diabetes.

Oct 03, 2009, 00:00 AM IST

Genetic variations lined to brain size

In what may improve understanding of neurological disorders, researchers show that natural variations in a specific gene influence brain structure.

Aug 19, 2009, 12:38 PM IST

Genetic variations lined to brain size

In what may improve understanding of neurological disorders, researchers show that natural variations in a specific gene influence brain structure.

Aug 19, 2009, 00:00 AM IST