Scientists discover that a gene for autism is present in the brain of a monkey

New research has found that a key component of the brain’s ability to recognize social cues has been inherited from the mother.A study published in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology showed that the gene for a gene called MT1, which is part of a group of genes that encode the protein kinase B, was found […]


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How Ashkenazi Jew hair loss can be treated with a hair-replenishing gel

Genetics is the mainstay of hair loss treatment.If you have the genes to shed your hair you can lose it, but the condition is treatable with the right genetics.Read more:Ashkenazi Jewish geneticsAshkenazim have a long history of genetic hair loss in Europe and are the second largest group of people in the world, with about […]


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Why your dog could have blue eyes, a genetic test says

Genetically testing your dog will help you determine whether they have blue or white eyes, or some other genetic condition.The condition is known as Mendelian disorders, or mitochondrial disorders, and it affects between 2 percent and 4 percent of the population.Mendelians are hereditary defects that occur in the DNA of the dog’s parents.When these mutations […]


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Which migraine is genetic? | The Migraine Genome

The Migraines Genome: Migraine Genetics and Genetic Tests article Genetic testing has long been the primary way doctors diagnose migrainas, but a new gene test that can detect migraina genes and identify which ones are most likely to cause migrainae is gaining traction.The MigraineGenome is a database of the most common genetic mutations in the […]


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The genetics of epilepsy and epilepsy-like symptoms

Genetic modification of the genes encoding certain proteins that cause epileptic seizures has been described by scientists as an effective tool for treating epileptic children and improving their lives.The work has the potential to transform the way epilepsy is treated in many ways, and to lead to new treatments that would benefit both children and […]


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When Genetic Testing Is Not Enough: Why We Need Better Genetic Testing

Genetic testing has been around for decades, but the technology is still relatively new and expensive.Today, there are a variety of genetic testing options available to consumers, but they vary widely in their accuracy and accuracy with regard to diagnosis.We talked with genetic testing expert and founder of the Genetic Literacy Project, David Hemenway, about […]


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