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Older men 'father' schizophrenics

...orn. Egg abnormalities also usually involve larger chromosomal changes, and are therefore easier to test for. Schizophrenia is the most common serious mental illness. It affects one person in a hundred at some time in their life, and the rate is the same in every country.Most people are affected when they are ...

Early Clue to Down Syndrome

Down syndrome, also known as trisomy 21, is a chromosomal disorder occurring in roughly one in every 800 live births. The condition produces varying degrees of mental retardation and a range of physical deformities, including a small nose and thick neck, which are detectable more or less in early pregnancy....

Gestational Diabetes linked to Chromosomal defici

...egnancy may be prone to have children with certain chromosomal abnormalities However, researchers stress, gestati...immune responses that boost the chances of certain chromosomal abnormalities in their children. Dr. Lynn Moore, of Boston University School of Medicine in Massac...

Another Cause of Thyroid Cancer Discovered

... Researchers conclude saying the discovery of the chromosomal rearrangement is remarkable and they add that their findings represent a major breakthrough in the knowledge of genetic events involved in the cause of papillary thyroid tumors....

Study links Ritalin to Cancer

...the drug Ritalin. They investigated possibility of chromosomal abnormality in children who had taken the drug for...bed doses of Ritalin, the results show increase in chromosomal aberrations. Chromosomal aberrations are often linked with increased cancer risk. The researchers ...

Beware Smoking During Pregnancy Linked To New Danger

...n Spain has focused on the increasing incidence of chromosomal abnormalities in fetal cells, // which might be as... amniotic fluid were analyzed for the presence of chromosomal abnormalities in relation to what regions of the chromosome were specifically affected due to tobacc...

The Dangers Involved In Smoking During Pregnancy

...xic effect on amniotic cells, researchers analyzed chromosomal instabilities and looked at whether any chromosomal regions are especially affected by exposure to tobacco. Cells in the amniotic fluid were obtained by...

Test for prenatal chromosomal abnormalities using cervical swab

...rmalities using cervical swabs. Testing fetus for chromosomal abnormalities are currently done through amniocent... the fetal cells. These cells are then checked for chromosomal abnormalities with the help of DNA identification. The abnormalities of chromosome may be giving ris...

Prenatal exposure to air pollution causes chromosomal damage

...s feel there may be more health hazards related to chromosomal changes that are yet to be discovered. The study will be published in a future issue of the journal Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention....

Language Delays May Not Be Normal In Children

...the causes being deep rooted like premature birth, chromosomal disorders, progressive metabolic diseases, hypothyroidism, Rett syndrome and many other conditions that must be diagnosed and treated as soon as possible.</font...

Controlled Gene Expressions Can Cure Many Diseases

...ssion in cultured cells by blocking the ability of chromosomal DNA to be copied into RNA and made into proteins. ...udies are the most definitive to date showing that chromosomal DNA is accessible to and can be controlled by synthetic and natural molecules. The information in a...

New Infertility test to be offered by Reliance

... can now be tested to detect any low grade genetic chromosomal abnormality that would decrease the chances of women getting pregnant. Dr. Patki and his team took 459 samples of follicular fluid and found 44 of them had chromosome abnormalities in the follicular fluid. Research showed that the ovaries had genet...

Late Pregnancy Women Face The Risk Of Heartbreak, Fertility Problems

...she runs a greater risk of miscarriage, foetal and chromosomal abnormalities, and pregnancy-related diseases. Clare Brown, chief executive of Infertility Network, Britain, said: "Delaying having children until you are in your thirties is a choice many people make." "But they need to be aware of the added prob...

Down syndrome simulated in animal model after successful chromosome transplantation

...or Down syndrome, one of the most common autosomal chromosomal disorder. This move is anticipated to transform medical research into genetic causes of the disease. Down's syndrome occurs in one in about every 800 live births and is also seen in a higher percentage of stillbirths and miscarriages. The chances of...

Embryonic Genetic Testing Is Boosting IVF Pregnancies

... the mother's uterus. The test can also detect any chromosomal abnormalities that may affect an embryo's chance of survival once it has been implanted in the uterus. PGD was developed to detect birth defects or diseases that develop in childhood that reduce the length and quality of life. However in recent yea...

Skin Cancer Risk Increases With Ultraviolet-B Radiation Exposure

...-B) radiation reduces the ability // to repair the chromosomal damage caused to the skin and hence increases the risk of developing basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma. UV radiation is the commonest cause of skin cancer and is responsible for breaking DNA strands in exposed skin cells. Patients wh...

Little Known DNA Repair Enzyme May Be A Tumor Suppressor Gene

...enzyme’s activity in mouse cells leads to dramatic chromosomal instability. The DNA in our cells is constantly...nimal cells drastically affects the development of chromosomal stability, which is a hallmark of cancer. Therefore, we believe its function may be to suppress the ...

New Abnormal Karyotypes Discovered in China

...ithout a womb which was attributed to the abnormal chromosomal karyotype. In another case an abnormal chromosomal karyotype caused the low sperm count of a pair of twin brothers. Zheng said that currently many of...

Impact Of Late Motherhood on Children

...hat their ageing eggs result in increased risks of chromosomal abnormalities in the offspring. The other problems added to late pregnancies are increased risk and difficulty to conceive, subsequent pregnancy loss, increased risk of problems such as diabetes, high blood pressure, heart problems, deep vein thrombo...

Age-Related Sperm DNA Damage

...birth defects in pregnancies due to DNA damage or chromosomal abnormalities. DNA damage has been associated with infertility and miscarriage. A previous study done by the same group revealed that the sperm count and the motility were adversely affected by age. Researchers in France have shown that the chances o...

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