A preliminary study in which gene therapy was used to treat a rare from of blindness is might prove promising. According to researchers, results obtained might trigger similar efforts for other causes of vision loss.
Blame your genes if you can't multitask. Neuroergonomics researchers found that people with certain genes that control dopamine levels were better at multitasking.
Researchers identified a gene variant tied to Neanderthals that explains the increased risk of diabetes in Latin Americans.
Researchers identified a gene dysfunction that can explain behavioral issues that carry on after adolescence.
Researchers tied a naturally occurring gene variant to severe, inflammatory arthritis in mice.
Researchers reported that gene therapy showed promise in treating blood cancers.
Researchers found that a genetic mutation increased mice's preference to alcohol.
Researchers found that infants with the APOE-E4 gene variant had different brain scans in comparison to infants without the gene.
Researchers found that their SUMO-1 gene therapy was successful in reversing heart failure in large animals.
In a new study, researchers reactivated the Lin28a gene and found that it promoted tissue repair in adult mice.
Not getting enough sleep may impact the inflammatory responses in your body according to a new study.
Loss of an anti-aging gene might be responsible for age-related macular degeneration which is a major cause of blindness in the elderly, a study finds. The anti-aging gene induces retinal degeneration in mice.
Success of your marriage is in your DNA, a new research suggests. A gene involved in the regulation of the “happy hormone” called serotonin can predict the extent to which out emotions can affect our relationships.
Scientists from Oxford University identified a gene that could help prevent jetlag.http://www.cell.com/issue?pii=S0092-8674(13)X0018-2
Lowering the expression of a single gene may help extend the average human lifespan by 16 years, new research suggests.