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Three Sisters Have One Baby and Make History

...verjoyed for her twin sister. The fact that we are twins means such a lot.' <br...

Female Twins Have More To Share Than Just The Similarity: Risk Of Early Menopause

The birth of twins in a family is always a source of family interest ...s is not all, it has now been revealed that female twins are four times more likely to reach menopause early when compared to other women. The study examin...

Conjoined Indian Twins See Hope On The Horizon

...ah Shakeel can be successfully separated. // The twins who are joined at the skull are currently in New D...te has been set for the surgery since Shakeel, the twins father has decided to wait until after Ramzan. Conjoined twins are a rarity and occur about once in...

Kidneys Can Be Transplanted From Animals Such As Pigs In Future

...ney transplantation performed between identical // twins by Joseph Murray and his colleagues. With the significant progress, it might even be possible to transplant non-human tissues from animals such as pigs in some 5 years from now. This process of transplanting organs and tissues and tissues from one s...

Bone Fractures In Elderly Can Be Genetical

...table factors contribute to fractures, monozygotic twins (who have all the same genes, commonly called iden...y to have similar rates of fracture than dizygotic twins (who share about half the same genes, commonly called fraternal twins). Researchers from the Uppsa...

When A Prince Chose To Help Indian Couple

...ay has offered to help us,' Khatoon, the mother of twins Farah and Sarah, cannot stop saying even as the ch... a mother of seven, had been nursing the conjoined twins ever since they were born, with all the love and affection they deserve. 'They were confined to the...

Your Occupation May Protect You From Dementia

...rom a Swedish Twin Registry, through which sets of twins were followed for more than 40 years and whose main occupations were recently recorded. Within the twin pairs, one twin was diagnosed with dementia and the co-twin was dementia-free. The sample included 10,079 members of a subset of the Swedish Twin ...

Learning Just How Different We Are

...responsible for sense of sweet taste and Identical twins have identical DNA but not identical fingerprints. Links from medindia: http://www.medindia.net/know_ur_body/ genetics.asp http://www.medindia.net/dietandnutrition /nutrition.asp...

Effect of cholesterol on health may be genetic

...sterol of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) may affect twins in the same way even if they live a lifestyle tota...at irrespective of their lifestyles, if one of the twins had increased levels of LDL from a particular diet, then the other also had an increased level of LD...

Inherent similarities in identical twins may not be so strong

Identical twins may be more different from each other than that ca...rs have reported that this difference in identical twins is the direct result of their epigenome. Epigenome is the modifications that happen in the gene, not...

Genes More Important Than Exercise for Bad Cholesterol

.... Reports a study looking at 28 pairs of identical twins in whom one was a vigorous exerciser and other a c...Researcher Paul Williams, said:"Although identical twins share exactly the same genes, we chose these twins because they had very different lifestyles," He f...

Gum inflammation increases the risk of Alzheimer’

...earning powers. Researchers had studied identical twins in finding out the risk of Alzheimer’s, as previous studies have established that Alzheimer’s disease may be hereditary by nature. They had measured the incidence of gum disease from the incidence of loose teeth or lost teeth, among other factors of ...

Cancer survivors may have cognitive impairment

...ers have studied 702 survivors of cancer and their twins with the help of standardized mental test intervie...cognitive dysfunctions. The researchers had taken twins as control so as to make sure that the cognitive problems cannot be attributed to other factors like...

Depressed Mothers Found To Influence Their Child’s Behavio

After examining 1,116 sets of twins and their mothers to see if there was a link between maternal depression during the children's first five years // of life and children's antisocial behavior by age 7 , researchers say children of depressed mothers were found to have increased proble...

Strong link between Skin Allergies and Cancer !!

...ish Investigators conducted the study among 16,500 twins in Sweden who were followed for more than 30 years. The result made the investigators believe that the skin allergies may also lead to cancer as they stimulate the immune system to increase the number of white blood cells, which in turn might foster ...

Alcohol Consumption Questioned

...d bone health. For the study 46 pairs of identical twins were surveyed. In each set of twins, one drank ver...e drinking was defined as eight drinks a week. The twins had their bone mineral density measured as well as chemical markers. While moderate drinking was as...

Alcoholism Influenced By Both Genetics & Family Environment

...ts on developing alcoholism -- not by studying the twins themselves, but by interviewing the twins’ children (ages 12 to 26) and the mothers of those children. Although there is little question in the medical community of hereditary transmission of alcoholism risk, there have been very few studies from t...

Twins Less Prone to Suicide Than Others

...looked at the records of more than 20,000 same-sex twins who died between 1943 and 1993 and compared their ...surprise because other studies have suggested that twins are slightly more prone to mental health problems than other people. "This should lead to a higher ...

Test tube babies, 25 years later

...ased. Statistics of IVF births show 24 percent are twins and 5 percent are triplets or more.Studies have also shown that IVF babies have a higher risk of birth defects and low birth weight, but researchers aren't sure why. The cost is another obstacle. IVF is rarely covered by insurance and treatments can...

Marijuana 'gateway' theory strengthened by study of twins

A new study of 311 sets of same-sex twins in which only one twin had smoked marijuana before...er drugs. The study included 136 sets of identical twins who shared the same genetic makeup and all the participants were 30 years of age, on an average, whe...

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