Navigation Links
Gene For Dyslexia Identified

'Nearer, my Dog, to thee?' - sounds odd? But it is a dyslexic's mode of writing where letters in words are often reversed.//

The learning disability, dyslexia, has a genetic component, according to German researchers. And finding the causative gene could opens up ways for treatment.

Dyslexia generally affects family groups. Scientists at the National Genome Research Network report that they have located the dyslexia gene, denoted as DCDC2, the presence of which makes a person five times more likely to develop the disorder.

The gene could disturb a person's brain development, the scientists report. People with dyslexia generally have difficulty remembering, recognizing, or reversing written letters, words and numbers. They tend to read backwards and maintain a poor handwriting. Reading and writing can also be a severe challenge.

In Germany, dyslexia affects five million people. Studies say 5 to 12 percent of school-age children are affected, with boys being the victims twice as often as girls.

Human genetics expert Johannes Schumacher, one of the researchers, said that the discovery of the gene would pave the way for finding treatment for the disorder. "The unusual thing is that it is one of the first illness genes at all to be found in the area of reading and writing disabilities. Through it, we could see that people who were very seriously affected by this reading and spelling disability could be significantly linked to genetic changes," he told German public broadcaster WDR.

The research team subjected 137 children and their parents to their study. They concluded that the gene in question is responsible for disturbing the fetal nerve cell movement during brain development.

"However, the development of a drug to combat dyslexia is very far off," Schumacher said.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Dyslexia due to cerebellum abnormality
2. Dyslexia may slow a drivers reaction time as much as moderate drinking!!
3. Dyslexia Gene Identified and Called "KIAA0319"
4. Chromosome 6 has the Dyslexia Gene
5. Research Fund for FSU to Eradicate Dyslexia
6. Chiropractic Care Helps Children With Learning Disorders and Dyslexia
7. Potential New Cancer Gene Identified
8. Alcohol Dependence Gene Identified
9. More Causes of Bladder Cancer Identified
10. Dyslexia Gene Identified and Called "KIAA0319"
11. New Enzyme Identified For Arthritis
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Gene For Dyslexia Identified

(Date:7/30/2014)... 30, 2014 Visitors to our region ... $8,500 to ensure its protection. Bob Kiesendahl, one of ... to the Delaware Highlands Conservancy for donations collected through ... $2-per-stay donations add up fast, as visitors welcome the ... Delaware River Region. , The Kiesendahl family has owned ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... DRE Medical — a leading medical equipment ... its Medical Trade Shows & Conventions Calendar Schedule ... equipment vendors. , The calendar is a continually-updating guide ... States and around the world. Hundreds of entries are ... always growing. , Information listed on each trade show ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... The Ehlers-Danlos National Foundation (EDNF) is ... Aiken Chack will serve as chair. The board was ... Annual Learning Conference in Houston, Texas July 10-12. ... ahead of us. From the rollout of the first ... Greater Baltimore Medical Center to our September physicians conference ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) ... Cochran (R-MS) and Roger Wicker (R-MS) for their ... under Medicare, Medicaid and Federal Communications Commission programs. ... introduced the Telehealth Enhancement Act as S. 2662, ... 3306, introduced by Rep. Gregg Harper (R-MS) which ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... Research Institute (MBARI) have observed a deep-sea octopus brooding ... any other known animal. Throughout this time, the female ... This amazing feat represents an evolutionary balancing act between ... of time to develop within their eggs, and their ... no food. , Every few months for the last ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Pocono Mountain Resort Guests Contribute Over $8500 to Protect Land in 6 Short Months 2Health News:DRE Launches Online Interactive Medical Trade Show Calendar 2Health News:Ehlers-Danlos National Foundation Announces New Leadership 2Health News:ATA Applauds Senators’ Push for Federal Telemedicine Improvements 2Health News:Deep-sea octopus broods eggs for over 4 years -- longer than any known animal 2Health News:Deep-sea octopus broods eggs for over 4 years -- longer than any known animal 3
... for $100,000, LOS ALAMOS, N.M., June 11 ... new low cost, small footprint CT,system. Designed with ... scanning speed, the,SPRITE joins IMTEC,s line of industry ... ), (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080611/LAW003-b ), "IMTEC ...
... (Nasdaq:,HMSY) today announced that it will present at Jefferies ... 2008 in New York,City., Walter Hosp, SVP and ... Tuesday, June 24th at 10:15 am Eastern Time., ... accessed through,our website at http://www.hmsholdings.com/news/presentations.asp . The,presentation will ...
... Grants available to 51-plus businesses for wellness activities, ... Smaller Enterprises,(COSE) announces that it is now offering ... programs to its medium-size businesses. As one,of Northeast ... of more than 17,000 member companies., Group ...
... The economic burden of alcohol abuse costs each Canadian $463 ... costs for alcohol abuse in Canada exceed those of cancer. ... Health (CAMH), the Avoidable Cost of Alcohol Abuse in Canada ... six reviewed interventions would result in cost savings of about ...
... that while police are using their resources to combat Internet ... for - the majority of men alleged to have directly ... one in 10 men alleged to have committed a sex ... This, says Professor Kevin Browne, is leaving vulnerable children ...
... shrinks brain cells much the way alcohol, Alzheimer,s do ... sleep apnea show tissue loss in brain regions that ... (UCLA) study shows. , "Our findings demonstrate that impaired ... that disrupts memory and thinking," principal investigator Ronald Harper, ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:IMTEC Introduces the SPRITE CT System 2Health News:COSE Introduces Health Incentives, Wellness Programs for Medium-Size Businesses 2Health News:Save $1 billion and 800 lives 2Health News:Save $1 billion and 800 lives 3Health News:Sex offenders register provides limited protection for children 2Health News:Sleep Apnea Linked to Memory Loss 2
(Date:7/30/2014)... 30, 2014  There is still time to ... The 10th Annual Institute for Supply Management ® ... in Supply Management is open for submissions.  The ... and importance of supply management by recognizing supply ... supply management practices.  Entries are due August 22, ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... ANN ARBOR, Mich. , July 30, 2014 ... FY2015 first quarter (ending June 27, 2014) financial results on ... results will be released after the close of the market ... to discuss the results at 4:30 p.m. EDT on the ... Richard Kurtz (CEO and Director), Rob Risser ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... 2014  Hologic, Inc. (NASDAQ: HOLX ) ... ended June 28, 2014. Third Quarter Financial ... to $632.6 million, reflecting operational growth of 0.5% and ... same period in the prior year. , Revenues ... Breast Health revenues grew 3.5%. , GYN Surgical ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Institute for Supply Management, Michigan State University to recognize companies with excellent supply management practices 2Advanced Photonix to Webcast Fiscal 2015 First Quarter Earnings 2Hologic Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2014 Operating Results 2Hologic Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2014 Operating Results 3Hologic Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2014 Operating Results 4Hologic Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2014 Operating Results 5Hologic Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2014 Operating Results 6Hologic Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2014 Operating Results 7Hologic Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2014 Operating Results 8Hologic Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2014 Operating Results 9Hologic Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2014 Operating Results 10Hologic Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2014 Operating Results 11Hologic Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2014 Operating Results 12Hologic Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2014 Operating Results 13Hologic Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2014 Operating Results 14Hologic Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2014 Operating Results 15Hologic Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2014 Operating Results 16Hologic Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2014 Operating Results 17
... Estes, who is a pain specialist in Jupiter, Florida, sees ... began incorporating a new technology into her treatment regimen. ... electrical stimulation to the source of patients, knee pain. That ... reduces pain. DJO Global of San Diego announced ...
... 20, 2011 The proposed combination of Express Scripts, ... Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MHS ) will bring ... private purchasers, leading to safer, better and more affordable ... will state in testimony today before a House of ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Knee Pain Control - No Drugs - Doctor Used 2Merger of Express Scripts and Medco Health Solutions Will Address the Bipartisan Mandate for Safer, More Affordable, Higher Quality Healthcare 2Merger of Express Scripts and Medco Health Solutions Will Address the Bipartisan Mandate for Safer, More Affordable, Higher Quality Healthcare 3Merger of Express Scripts and Medco Health Solutions Will Address the Bipartisan Mandate for Safer, More Affordable, Higher Quality Healthcare 4Merger of Express Scripts and Medco Health Solutions Will Address the Bipartisan Mandate for Safer, More Affordable, Higher Quality Healthcare 5Merger of Express Scripts and Medco Health Solutions Will Address the Bipartisan Mandate for Safer, More Affordable, Higher Quality Healthcare 6Merger of Express Scripts and Medco Health Solutions Will Address the Bipartisan Mandate for Safer, More Affordable, Higher Quality Healthcare 7Merger of Express Scripts and Medco Health Solutions Will Address the Bipartisan Mandate for Safer, More Affordable, Higher Quality Healthcare 8Merger of Express Scripts and Medco Health Solutions Will Address the Bipartisan Mandate for Safer, More Affordable, Higher Quality Healthcare 9Merger of Express Scripts and Medco Health Solutions Will Address the Bipartisan Mandate for Safer, More Affordable, Higher Quality Healthcare 10Merger of Express Scripts and Medco Health Solutions Will Address the Bipartisan Mandate for Safer, More Affordable, Higher Quality Healthcare 11Merger of Express Scripts and Medco Health Solutions Will Address the Bipartisan Mandate for Safer, More Affordable, Higher Quality Healthcare 12Merger of Express Scripts and Medco Health Solutions Will Address the Bipartisan Mandate for Safer, More Affordable, Higher Quality Healthcare 13
... providers can code the charge while completing a ... while away from office, both directly feeding the ... an Encounter Form/Superbill, data entry can be done ... patient payments are posted by reflecting open item ...
The CH 2000 Cardiac Diagnostic system is a fully featured stress testing system that can include Microvolt T-Wave Alternans (MTWA) testing capability as an add-on feature. , ,Interfaces with Tra...
The HearTwave system is the original stand-alone Microvolt T-Wave Alternans (MTWA) testing platform....
... features 4 precisely angled 64° mirrors to ... anterior chamber angle with slight rotation. ... element) provides a stable platform during laser ... mirror lens provides a complete view of ...
Medicine Products: