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Gene therapy can free patients from eye infections

Studies reveal that gene therapy effective for treating wet age-related macular degeneration.

15 Oct 2019 10:19 AM

Depression genes linked to onset of diseases

Apparently, depression can cause other illnesses.

07 Sep 2019 12:35 PM

Genetic material can determine risk to underlying diseases

Multiple genes affect risk of asthma, hay fever, eczema: Study.

06 Aug 2019 12:29 PM

Kidney transplants often fail; here’s why

Many kidney transplants fail due to genetic incompatibility.

16 May 2019 4:05 PM

Supportive partners essential for marital bliss

Not love, genes may impact quality of marriage: Study.

11 Feb 2019 7:38 PM


Chinese scientist criticized for risking 'gene-edited' babies' lives

He believed his gene editing would help protect the girls from infection with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.

08 Jan 2019 10:24 AM

Can genetics predict response to antipsychotic medications?

Here is what a new study has found.

06 Nov 2018 7:42 PM

Genes may partly decide which university you attend: Study

Researchers from King's College London in UK found genetic factors that explained 57 per cent of differences in A-level exam results.

19 Oct 2018 1:51 PM

New research reveals mitochondrial gene that protects against dementia

The find could lead to better treatment options for the condition.

24 Sep 2018 11:35 AM

Genomic study may help cure diabetes

The results appeared to reflect some of the diversity observed by endocrinologists in the clinic.

23 Sep 2018 10:01 AM


Many cancer patients' relatives might get gene tests if price is right

The best way to identify people at high risk of cancer is by testing the family member who is most likely to carry a high-risk gene mutation

18 Sep 2018 1:54 PM

Genes are key to academic success, says study

Study explains substantial influence genes have on academic success, from the start of elementary school to the last day of high school.

10 Sep 2018 9:03 AM

Here's how genetics, pollution severe asthma symptoms

Researchers also found that asthma patients that lack this genetic profile do not have the same sensitivity to traffic pollution.

03 Sep 2018 6:08 PM

Genetic mutations may drive tumour formation

Here is what a new study has found.

02 Sep 2018 12:32 PM

Sleep loss could result in weight gain

Researchers have demonstrated that one night of sleep loss has a tissue-specific impact on the regulation of gene expression and metabolism.

24 Aug 2018 2:00 PM


Small effects from millions of genes may add up to new risk-screening tool

Putting them all together into a 'polygenic' risk profile can identify many more people with higher than average odds of getting sick.

22 Aug 2018 6:18 PM

Researchers reveal which parent has stronger influence on kid's language skills

A new study explored the genetic-linguistic relationship of 34 populations speaking different Indo-European (IE) languages.

20 Aug 2018 2:51 PM

Mothers' life span predicts daughters living longer

Women whose mothers lived to at least age 90 were more likely to live long life.

16 Aug 2018 10:01 AM

Genetic mutations may impact cancer treatment

A mutation in the gene GNAS was found to be quite frequent in appendix cancer.

09 Aug 2018 12:31 PM

New compound may reverse human cell ageing: Study

Our compounds provide mitochondria in cells with an alternative fuel to help them function properly.

07 Aug 2018 7:00 PM