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Rare Gene Variant Behind Schizophrenia Identified
The moment you hear of schizophrenia, it sends a shrill feeling in your mind. So recently, Japanese scientists have identified a rare gene variant that plays a fundamental role in increasing the risk of schizophrenia - a chronic and severe mental ...
Rare Gene Variant Behind Schizophrenia Identified

Heart Disease Preventing Gene Identified In Greeks
Scientists have discovered a genetic variant that protects the heart against cardiovascular diseases and is unique to an isolated Greek population.The cardioprotective variant -- rs145556679 -- was found in the people living in Mylopotamos, northern Crete, who are known to live ...
Heart Disease Preventing Gene Identified In Greeks
Western Diet, Gene May Fuel Risk Of Alzheimer's
Consuming a western diet that is high in cholesterol, fat and sugar may influence the development of Alzheimer's disease in people who carry a gene linked to the neurodegenerative disease, a study showed.ApoE4 and ApoE3 are two variants of a gene ...
Your Genes May Not Be A Barrier To Weight Loss
Do not blame your genes for not being able to reduce that ever-burgeoning waistline. While your genes can increase the risk of obesity, they do not hamper weight-loss, researchers have found.People carrying a gene associated with fat mass and obesity (FTO ...
Your Genes May Not Be A Barrier To Weight Loss
Lipid Genes Can Hint Diabetes & Heart Disease
Good news for those who fear that they may suffer diabetes in future, the recent research conducted in the United States and the Netherlands have shown that lipid genes (genes that control lipid levels in the body) can hint the occurrence ...
Avesthagen Launches Genome Scanning In India!
Avesthagen Limited achieves another milestone as it announces the launch of its commercial Whole Genome Scanning (WGS) service in India.Humans, including every other organism, have a genome encoded by deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) that contains all of the biological information needed to ...
Avesthagen Genome Scanning India 220311 Aid
Men, Beware Of Pretty Women!
Years ago Keats wrote, 'La Belle Dame Sans Merci', which means a girls without mercy. The truth of the poem can haunts till date as proven by a recent research. The research claims that the presence of a pretty woman ...
Chickens Outperform Human Ability To See Colours
It may seem surprising but the fact is that chickens outperform human's ability to see colours. The researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found that chicken retina is more powerful than a human retina.Researchers have mapped ...
Chicken Retina See Colour
'Klotho Gene' May Just Do The Trick
Scientists from University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Centre have got some good news. Now, according to the researchers, an anti-aging gene might play a critical role in regulation of high blood pressure.In all these days, persistent high blood ...
A New Discovery In Genetic Mutation
Scientists from University of Utah have identified a genetic mutation linked to hereditary form of a rare neuroendocrine tumour called paraganglioma (P.G.L.).According to the researchers, the gene, called hSDH5, is required for activation of an enzyme complex that ...
New Discovery Genetic Mutation
The Floppy Baby Syndrome
A breakthrough in the medical field has come as a boon for thousands of families across the globe. The new treatment will restore a muscle function known as Floppy Baby Syndrome. It is a congenital myopathy disorder that ...