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Achondroplasia: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis And Treatment
Achondroplasia is a rare genetic bone disorder characterized by short-limbed dwarfism {desc_1}. In Achondroplasia, there is an abnormal cartilage formation that affects the skeletal growth of a person and makes them a dwarf with short limbs and large head. ...
Achondroplasia Causes Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment

Gene Editing: Everything You Need To Know
DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) is the carrier of genetic information and is present in living organisms as the main constituent of chromosomes. It basically defines the distinctive characteristics of someone or something. This characteristic is technically identified to be unchangeable {desc_1} . ...
Gene Editing
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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