Washington, Oct. 26 : A new study that decoded the DNA sequence of the kiwifruit has revealed that it has many genetic similarities between its 39,040 genes and other plant species, including potatoes and tomatoes.
The study also has unveiled two major evolutionary events that occurred millions of years ago in the kiwifruit genome.
Washington, Oct 25 - A new study has revealed that a common genetic variant that affects 1 in 3 people significantly increases the risk of colorectal cancer from the consumption of red meat and processed meat.
Washington, Oct 24 - An Indian origin researcher has developed a prototype of a new imaging tool that may one day help to detect breast cancer early, when it is most treatable.
If effective, the new device, called a photoacoustic mammoscope, by researchers at University of Twente in the Netherlands, would represent an entirely new way of imaging the breast and detecting cancer.
Washington, Oct. 24 : Scientists have taken a step closer to prevent cataract from striking by finding out the activation mechanism of the protective protein that saves human eyes from falling prey to disease.
Washington, Oct 24 - A new study has suggested that testosterone treatment in hypogonadal (testosterone deficient) men restores normal lipid profiles and may reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.
Washington, Oct 23 : A new study has claimed that poverty and chronic stress during childhood could lead to problems regulating emotions as an adult.
Washington, Oct 23 - A new study has revealed that older men and women who are consistent internet users are twice as likely to participate in screening for colorectal cancer compared with those who do not use the internet.
Washington, Oct. 22 - A new study has claimed that anorexic women, whose disorder has not become too severe, can be treated successfully on an out-patient basis.
Even after conclusion of therapy, they continue to make significant weight gains.
Washington, Oct 22 - Doing moderate to vigorous exercise regularly improves teens' academic performance, and particularly seems to help girls do better in science, a new study has revealed.
Researchers based their findings on a representative sample of almost 5000 children who were all part of the Children of the 90s study, also known as the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC).
Washington, Oct 22 - A new study has revealed that smoking during pregnancy is associated with both respiratory and non-respiratory infections in infants, resulting in increased risk for hospitalization and death.