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Previous studies have shown that genetic factors for intelligence can be passed on in humans, but a new study shows that inherited intelligence also extends to our primate cousins - namely chimpanzees .
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A Mississippi girl born with HIV who was thought to be cured by immediate and aggressive drug treatment has relapsed, with new tests showing detectable levels of the AIDS-causing virus in her bloodstream.
8 hrs ago | Science Daily
A chemical compound designed to precisely target part of a crucial cellular quality-control network provided significant protection, in rats and mice, against degenerative forms of blindness and diabetes has been developed by researchers.
The authors of the study, published in The British Medical Journal, challenged previous research which has suggested that light-to-moderate amounts of alcohol could actually have a protective effect for the heart.
Olay has conducted a study into whether cosmetics products can overcome your genetic make-up, by using pairs of identical twins to trial their ProX range.
HIV particles invade a human immune cell. When HIV is transmitted through sex, only the strongest versions of the virus establish long-term infection.
The Defense Health Agency, relying on medical laboratory experts and existing authority to conduct medical "demonstrations," will restore Tricare coverage this month for up to 40 genetic tests used in patient care.
It's just math: The longer a mosquito lives, the better its odds of transmitting disease to humans or animals.
Many of us tend to align ourselves with either numbers or words. We're either math brains or we're reading brains.
A HEARTBROKEN community has rallied together in grief after a brave little boy lost his fight against a rare disease.
RUCDR Infinite Biologics, a unit of Rutgers' Human Genetics Institute of New Jersey, has taken a major step toward expanding its focus from conducting and supporting genomic research, where it's become a recognized global leader, to the rapidly growing field of clinical genomics.
Bowel cancer patients with high levels of vitamin D in their blood are more likely to survive the disease, according to a research.
The ability to switch out one gene for another in a line of living stem cells has only crossed from science fiction to reality within this decade.
A genetic mutation that increases the risk for a certain form of autism and causes specific physical traits and symptoms has been identified by researchers.
Disease control has made incredible strides in the last century, as interventions like vaccines and antibiotics have averted untold suffering.
Adults with extreme obesity have increased risks of dying at a young age from cancer and many other causes including heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and kidney and liver diseases, according to results of an analysis of data pooled from 20 large studies of people from three countries.
Updated: Fri Jul 11, 2014 12:49 pm
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