Genetics

Genetics, Medical News, Metabolic syndrome, World health
Genetic point mutation linked to non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a metabolic condition that has a high global prevalence and is rapidly growing. Researchers discovered that albino mice with a mutant tyrosinase gene are

Alzheimer's disease, Genetics, Longevity, Medical News, Neurocognitive disorders, Neuroscience, World health
University of Cambridge researchers find Alzheimer’s disease progresses much differently than previously thought

According to the new study, the replication of aggregates in distinct areas of the brain, rather than the dissemination of aggregates, is the mechanism that controls the rate of advancement

Genetics, Medical News, Sleep
Genetically-predisposed ‘morning people’ adjust to daylight savings time faster

The so-called “early birds,” who are normally early risers in the morning, acclimated to the hour advance of daylight savings within a few days, according to the study. It took

Cancer, Diet, Gastroenterology, Genetics, Longevity, Medical News
DNA damage triggered by diets rich in red meat found in colorectal cancer patients

The study discovered a unique mutational signature—a pattern that had never been seen previously but was indicative of a form of DNA damage known as “alkylation.” Although it is common