Navigation Links

Tag: "twin" at biology news

Identical twins may have more differences than meet the eye

Identical twins lose some fundamental similarities as they grow older, a new study reports. . .. .. Scientists think that chemical exposure, dietary h...

Twin molecular scissors link creation of microRNAs with gene-silencing

One of the body's primary strategies for regulating its genome is a kind of targeted gene silencing orchestrated by small molecules called microRNAs, or miRNAs. First observed only a few years ago, these molecules appear to inactivate messenger RNA, itself responsible for translating genes into proteins. Scientists have been eager to know more about miRNAs, clearly important players on the geneti...

UCLA scientists discover immune response to HIV differs, even in identical twins

In findings illustrating the difficulty of developing an AIDS vaccine, UCLA AIDS Institute researchers report the immune systems in two HIV-positive identical twins responded to the infection in different ways. . .. The researchers followed the cases of male twins who were infected shortly after their 1983 births in Los Angeles by blood transfusions admi...

How can identical twins be genetically different?

They sleep together, eat together, and most people find it impossible to tell them apart. Identical twins who grow up together share just about everything, including their genes. But sometimes only one twin will have health problems when genetics predicts both of them should. . .. U-M researchers have discovered three genes that are over-expressed in rheuma...

Nutrition a major factor in rise in twin pregnancies

The commonly held view that IVF is the only culprit in the steady increase in the numbers of twins born over the past thirty years was challenged by a scientist speaking at the 22nd annual conference of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology in Prague, Czech Republic, Wednesday 21 June 2006. Professor Robert Jansen, Medical Director of Sydney IVF, Sydney, Australia, said that...

Study finds that a woman's chances of having twins can be modified by diet

An obstetrician well known for his care of and research into multiple-birth pregnancies has found that dietary changes can affect a woman's chances of having twins, and that her overall chance is determined by a combination of diet and heredity. By comparing the twinning rate of vegan women, who consume no animal products, with that of women who do eat animal products, Gary Steinman, MD, PhD, an...

Twin studies reveal genetic components leading to cardiac and kidney disease

Daniel O’Connor, M.D., Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine has studied about 265 twin pairs over the past few years, which has led him to some surprising discoveries. . .. Studying genetic variations in twins provides scientists with data on traits that are heritable, or passed down through human DNA, versus those determined...
Other Tags
(Date:7/25/2014)... at the University of Houston, has written a ... development., "Introduction to Tissue Engineering: Applications and Challenges" ... field of artificial organ development. Metin Akay, founding ... served as a series editor on the book., ... books on the subject of growing artificial organs ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... research at the University of Adelaide has opened the way ... to powdery mildew. , In Australia, annual barley production is ... Powdery mildew is one of the most important diseases of ... have discovered the composition of special growths on the cell ... fungus into the leaf. , The research, by the ARC ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... (SB) is a complex congenital central nervous system ... of the neural tubes during the embryonic phase. ... and fecal incontinence and neurocognitive retardation. Such problems ... of life. Researchers at Ankara Physical Medicine and ... functional performance in children with SB, using the ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):University of Houston researcher publishes textbook on tissue engineering 2New hope for powdery mildew resistant barley 2
(Date:7/28/2014)... 28, 2014 According to the Drama Method ... relationship guide that helps women easily get the attention of ... Vkool reveals in its review that this book can teach ... their man. The book also instructs them how to conquer ... in its Drama Method review that this book is divided ...
(Date:7/28/2014)... Dr. Alan Xenakis, MD announced today the release of ... new book, DOC X MD Funny Feelings translates ... style with humor and medical accuracy. The book is creatively ... answers to those age-old questions that most folks are embarrassed ... do mosquitoes bite some and not others? Why do folks ...
(Date:7/27/2014)... Recently, Wdsshop.de, a reliable online supplier of women’s ... prom dresses on its website. Now, all these ... 58% off. , “We are pleased to add the new ... specially created for those who are in need of fashionable ... in style. I think our clients will love them. Ladies, ...
(Date:7/27/2014)... shown that a powerful drug given at the time ... early risk of rejection, but that it also allows ... used after the operation. , The key results are ... the World Transplant Congress in San Francisco today. They ... the powerful combinations of treatments used to prevent early ...
(Date:7/27/2014)... why medication to treat asthma and pneumonia can become ineffective. ... that drugs widely used to treat lung diseases work with ... which is caused by an infection, affects around 1 in ... young children, the elderly, smokers and those with an underlying ... the UK are affected by asthma and the NHS spends ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:The Drama Method Pdf Review Exposes Aaron Fox's Relationship Guide – Vkool.com 2Health News:The Drama Method Pdf Review Exposes Aaron Fox's Relationship Guide – Vkool.com 3Health News:New Book by Alan P. Xenakis, MD Reveals Mind and Body Mysteries 2Health News:Wdsshop.de Unveils New Prom Dresses To Expand The Online Market 2Health News:Kidney transplant drug halves the early risk of rejection and allows less toxic treatment 2Health News:Kidney transplant drug halves the early risk of rejection and allows less toxic treatment 3Health News:Drugs used to treat lung disease work with the body clock 2
Other Contents