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Caesarean may aid twins

...ccording to a new study it is observed that second twins born at term are at a higher risk of death, due to...death during labor and neonatal death among second twins born at term. No deaths were recorded among 420 second twins delivered at term by planned caesarean ...

Breast cancer risk seen in twins

...male twins. These were identical and non-identical twins where one twin already had breast cancer.// The twins without cancer were then followed up for several years to see who developed the disease. One third...

Endometriosis coalesced with genes

...laborators have found that identical (monozygotic) twins are more likely to both have endometriosis than fraternal (dizygotic) twins."This shows there are clearly genetic factors that are involved in endometriosis, rather than just an environmental component," said Dr Smith.A genetic test for a predisposit...

Organs made from cloned embryos

...with cells from test-tube embryos that are genetic twins of the recipient. Researches hope eventually to construct new organs that are genetically identical to the recipient's own body. This would eliminate the need for ordinary transplants and avoid the use of drugs to prevent rejection of the new organ....

Genetics and cholesterol levels

...the US have just completed the first-ever study of twins to show something of the interplay between diet and genetics in cholesterol levels. They studied 200 pairs of same-sex twins, some identical and some non-identical. The participants kept a food diary at the same time got their cholesterol measured....

Menopause considerations

...e was 85 to 87 per cent due to genetic factors. In twins it was 70 to 71 per cent, which was not statistically different to that of non-twin sisters. An individual woman cannot accurately predict her age at menopause without knowing the particular genetic factors involved, the researchers say. Menopausal...

Humour inherited

...e of humour. The team asked 71 pairs of identical twins and 56 pairs of fraternal twins, to go into separa...ere no more likely to agree on this than fraternal twins who share only half of their genes on average, like ordinary siblings - suggesting a shared environm...

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