Red blood cells are the most abundant cells in the human body, and transport oxygen and carbon dioxide. Millions of people worldwide suffer from anaemia, a condition in which the … Continue Reading Study identifies the genetic code of red blood cells.
A study to examine recessively inherited genome-wide DNA sequences has for the first time discovered a potential link with Britain’s biggest killer, Coronary Artery Disease (CAD). The research led by … Continue Reading Researchers identify the link between inherited DNA sequences and heart disease.
The results of a study presented today at the European League Against Rheumatism Annual Congress revealed that DNA methylation, a mechanism that regulates gene expression, could influence the progression of … Continue Reading First ever study maps the epigenetics of AS development caused by environmental factors.
Researchers at the University of Bonn and the German Center for Infection Research (DZIF) have discovered two new groups of viruses within the Bunyavirus family in the tropical forest of … Continue Reading Researchers have discovered two new groups of viruses.
Researchers at the Stanford University have discovered that when a certain aggressive leukemia is causing havoc in the body, the solution may be to force the cancer cells to grow … Continue Reading Researchers engineer a ‘cancer differentiation therapy’ for leukemia.
Panic disorder is a severe form of anxiety in which the affected individual feels an abrupt onset of fear, often accompanied by profound physical symptoms of discomfort. Scientists have known … Continue Reading Researchers begin to map the neurogenetics of panic disorder.