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  • The eyes have it: Vermont study connects alcoholism and eye color
    The eyes have it: Vermont study connects alcoholism and eye color
    People with blue eyes might have a greater chance of being alcoholic, according to a new study by genetic researchers at the University of Vermont.The work is the first to make a direct connection between a person’s eye color and alcohol...
  • Contact Lens
    Infections in contact-lens wearers linked to changes in eye bacteria
    A new study suggests that people who wear contact lenses may be more prone to eye infections than people who do not wear them because of changes in the bacterial populations in their eyes. Presented May 31 at the annual meeting of the American...
  • Why do you fear spiders? Genetics and evolution, say scientists
    Why do you fear spiders? Genetics and evolution, say scientists
    There is a perfectly reasonable explanation for that seeming irrational fear of spiders you have, scientists are now saying. Apparently you are genetically hard-wired to fear them, wiring that has developed as humans evolved. That is correct:...
  • Genetic testing
    Is autism genetic?
    There is new evidence to suggest that autism is in fact hereditary. According to an article on News Shopper, researchers from King’s college in London conducted a study on twins that found that 74 – 98 percent of the genetic makeup of...
  • Los Angeles walks for Polycystic Kidney Disease
    Los Angeles walks for Polycystic Kidney Disease
    Walkers will gather in Beach Park, Santa Monica, walking two miles to raise money and awareness for polycystic kidney disease, one of the most common and life threatening genetic diseases (PKD). The walk will be one of 50 walks nationwide in...
  • Telomere length associated with PCOS says new research study
    Telomere length associated with PCOS says new research study
    The length of the telomeres on leukocytes has been found to be associated with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) for the first time, according to a study published in the current issue of the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, on...
  • Sleepwalking Child
    Sleepwalking in the pediatric population
    Children who sleepwalk exhibit this nighttime behavior during Stage 3 or 4 of the sleep cycle within two hours of falling asleep. The parasomnia event can last from seconds to half-an-hour. The child may simply walk without making a sound, or on...
  • Scientists have created cloned glowing rabbits
    Scientists have created cloned glowing rabbits
    On August 13, 2013 ABC News announced that a team of scientists in Istanbul, Turkey created a litter of eight cloned glow in the dark rabbits. The green glowing bunnies were born a few weeks ago and biogenesis researcher, Dr. Stefan Moisyadi, said...
  • Women choose men by the quality of body odor!
    Can body and breath odors be signs of future wedding?
    Summer is sweat time. Deodorants and perfumes are in to mask odors. In 2010, Global industry analysts, Inc. predicted that sales of these taming the senses devices, will reach 10.5 billion in sales. Sexual attraction.Going up or down an elevator,...
  • Skeleton of Arabian horse
    Genetic mapping of 700,000-year-old horse
    As of this week, today's horses are a far more ancient species than anyone has ever before proven. A study published on June 26, 2013, in the journal Nature reported findings from scientists who mapped the genetic code of a horse about 700,000...
  • Prince Edward And Wife Sophie With New Born 11/23/2003
    Help your teething baby fall asleep
    If you are expecting your first baby, be prepared for some sleepless nights. Teething can be a very painful experience for your child as early as 3 months of age. The symptoms may even emerge several weeks before the appearance of the first lower...
  • DNA Strand
    New research finds genetic defect linking PCOS and insulin resistance
    Researchers have discovered for the first time, a genetic defect present in a type of microRNA in the fat cells of both women with PCOS and women with insulin resistance. The discovery paves the way for the development of new, targeted therapies...
  • Gene variant in men ups risk of pancreatitis for heavy drinkers
    Gene variant in men ups risk of pancreatitis for heavy drinkers
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine researchers isolated a gene variant in men that puts those who drink heavily at risk for pancreatitis. The researcher’s report, released this weekend online in the journal Nature Genetics, found...
  • What is Prader-Willi?
    What is Prader-Willi?
    Prader-Willi Syndrome, named after endocrinologists Prader, Labhart and Willi, noted specific abnormalities with this syndrome in the 60’s and 70’s.There are two phases of the disorder identified by orthopedic, dental and developmental...
  • Food is a very essential component in the healing process.
    The dynamic of chronic disorders including cancers. (Video)
    Everyone is running around trying to raise money for different cures. From cancers to diabetes, many individuals believe that cures can only be found in pharmaceuticals, surgery or other invasive dreadful treatments.People believe that way because...
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