Genetic Code For Diseases Slowly Being Cracked

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New York, March 30, 2008 – Advances in the technology required to scan and map human DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) have led to a new wave of tests aimed at finding genetic sequences for diseases. DNA is an acid or substance in the body that contains information about the development and growth of a human being. […]


Hypotheses On Autism Causes

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Autism is a very serious neurological disorder, determining dramatic behavioral changes in children that are affected by it, considerably altering their psychical and physical development. Autism is responsible for modifications in social interactions, cognitive function and also communication skills. Autistic children are susceptible to allergies, different respiratory conditions, digestive problems, epilepsy, recidivating viral diseases, sleeping […]


Dog Genome May Shed Light On Human Disease

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Scientists have succeeded in sequencing the dog genome, an accomplishment that could lead to better health for humans as well as canines. An international team of researchers have published their detailed analysis in the journal Nature. “Of the more than 5,500 mammals living today, dogs are arguably the most remarkable,” says senior author Eric Lander, […]


Finding Biological Parents

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Finding biological parents and siblings can be quite a challenge, but by using various resources and registries available on the internet, success can be achieved by reaching the masses of people that are searching as well. Children that are adopted often search for biological parents as they grow older and become more inquisitive of their […]


New Resource For Information On Genetic Or Rare Diseases

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An unexpected diagnosis of a serious illness often comes as a shock to people receiving the news, as well as their families and friends. When the disease is rare or genetic, information is hard to find and even harder to understand. Patients and their loved ones may waste hours sorting through outdated, unreliable information before […]


Major Discovery How Carcinogens Cause Cancer

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The current belief in medical research holds that most cancers are caused by exposure to carcinogens, and that carcinogens cause cancer by damaging DNA. However, the huge effort and billions of dollars invested by the NIH, private foundations, and pharmaceutical companies in searching for damaged DNA in cancer has produced few discoveries and little benefits […]


The Promise And Peril Of Genetic Manipulation

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Genetics (and, by extension, genetic manipulation) is a field of science that has the potential to stir more controversy and protest than any medical issue that came before it. This is because understanding the principles and controlling the variables of genetics opens up the possibility of humanity taking the reins of its own evolution from […]


A New Definition Of Drug And Alcohol Addiction And Treatment Substance Abuse Has No Societal Boundaries

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An addict is not considered an addict just because he drinks and drugs too much, nor because his life spirals downwards because of drugs. These are just predictable symptoms of the progressive disease. Perhaps if we had a new definition for addiction, it would not be so difficult to accept that individuals may be suffering […]


What Are Genetically Modified Foods

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It is difficult to think of another technology that has caused as much debate or concern as that of genetic engineering (GE) with food. Should patents on plants, animals and humans, as well as patents on their genes be allowed? Our ability to alter the genetic blueprint of animals and plants is in the process […]


Possible Leukemia Causes And Risk Factors

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Leukemia is a disease that is considered to be life-threatening. It requires prompt intervention when discovered, in order to maximize the chances of recovering through specific treatment and therapy. Leukemia is basically a type of cancer of the bone marrow and blood, caused by inappropriate cellular activity. The disease can be of different forms, according […]


Life Insurance What Price Privacy

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There was a time when people were entitled to their privacy, unless they had committed a criminal offence. Sadly those days are long gone and most unlikely to return. It may have started with the Government authorising the taxman to enter your home, and denying you any right of refusal. It seems to have developed […]


Dna The Future Of Nutrition

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Nutritional supplementation has become a must in our society today. With the abundance of processed and nutrient-deficient foods, our bodies require extra support for optimum health. We have witnessed quite a paradigm shift in the way we see nutrition over the last few decades. The “one size fits all” nutritional supplement is no longer adequate, […]


Eugenics And The Future Of The Human Species

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“It is clear that modern medicine has created a serious dilemma … In the past, there were many children who never survived – they succumbed to various diseases … But in a sense modern medicine has put natural selection out of commission. Something that has helped one individual over a serious illness can in the […]


Did I Inherit A Hair Loss Gene

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Men who start to go bald even before a mid-life crisis may have their mothers to blame, according to a new study. Researchers have found that the main construction manual for a full head of hair is located on the X chromosome, which sons always inherit from their mothers. This genetic storage space contains the […]


About Hair Loss

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The hair loss on account of any specific reason like medication, abnormal hormone levels or infection of scalp can be treated. The most troublesome and the most common forms of baldness is the common male/female baldness in which the hair recedes along the temples and the forehead in case of men and recedes in density […]