Tag: "inheriting" at medical news
Diabetes The Leveler-Sweeping Across Nations
..., the doctors there could not but suspect him from inheriting
the metabolic disease - diabetes. And they were right. Shankar weighs 110 kg, for his 5.93 feet height. Yet what surprised the doctors was that his colleague Sai Sirish, who was at least 15 years younger, and lankier - 6 feet tall and weighing 68 ...
A Novel Technique That Detects "Cancer Genes" From The Breath Of Smokers
...keep them stronger." Knowing the contribution of inheriting
a GSTM1 gene form to outcome is also important, she said. "If our model tells us that a patient's cancer has a higher chance of recurring or progressing because of innate genetics in metabolism, we can watch them more closely, and consider treating t...
Breast Cancer linked to Gene Risk
...ed the BRCA 1 or BRCA2 faults, they have a risk of inheriting
other genetic faults, many of the genes of which we have not identified." "Their chances of developing breast cancer under 50 were three times that in the general population." According to Evans although the raised risk is relatively small, a ...
Breeding success by delving into the honey bee sex gene
...n, become female. Bees that have the misfortune of inheriting
two identical copies of csd develop into sterile males but are quickly eaten at the larval stage by female worker bees. The system works fine in nature, where it prevents the colony from wasting precious energy and resources on abnormal males incapa...
Women at Greater Risk of Inheriting Lung Cancer
...y history of lung cancer may be at greater risk of inheriting
the disease than men, says a new study. // Jun-Ichi Nitadori and colleagues at Wayne State University, Michigan, conducted a 13-year long study where they looked into the health of more than 102,000 Japanese men and women aged 40-69 at the start of...
Scientists Claim Encouraging Progress On Hereditary Diseases
...parent with Huntington's disease has a 50% risk of inheriting
the illness. It they inherit the abnormal gene and live a normal life span, the disease invariably appears. In the United States, the prevalence of the disease is about 10 people per 100,000 people - about 30,000 symptomatic people in all. There are ...
Protein May Offer New Hope For Treatment Of Cystic Fibrosis
...d young people and a baby could only develop it by inheriting
two copies of the faulty gene, one from each parent. It was explained that Dr Mehta's research team had studied the relationship between three cancer-related enzymes associated with diabetes (NDPK), fat metabolism (AMPK) and cystic fibrosis (CFTR)....
Fathering Best Done In Early Years
...iscarriages and an increased risk of the offspring inheriting
genetic diseases such as dwarfism. ‘There is consequence to delaying fatherhood,’ said Andrew Wyrobek, lead researcher of the study and a biophysicist at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California. ‘The probability of infertility goes...
Children Are At The Risk Of Inheriting Coronary Disease
...st history of heart disease are at a great risk of inheriting
it. Researchers have also found that the influence...News. A woman has a 43 percent greater chance of inheriting
such heart disease if her mother suffered from the condition, the study said. By comparison, if her ...
Ataxia: a problematic disease's gene deciphered
...uld be that the President had a 25 percent risk of inheriting
the mutation. According to Laura Ranum, Ph.D., se... each of their children has a 50 percent chance of inheriting
the mutation and developing ataxia sometime during their lifetime. Now that researchers have identif...
Scientists Seek New Ways To Grow Hair On Bald Pates
... of Melbourne in Australia. In all, it might take inheriting
certain versions of about five genes to get the condition, like getting a bad poker hand, suggested Rodney Sinclair of the university. In England, meanwhile, a company called Intercytex has just begun human studies of an approach sometimes called ha...
Alcohol Dependence Gene Identified
... likely involved in becoming an alcoholic and just inheriting
the right genes is only part of the picture.One reason it is so difficult to find genes involved in psychiatric disorders is that there is an interplay between genetic and environmental factors. Researchers say that a person can carry all kinds of ...