Research

Genes May Affect Children’s Leukemia Treatment Response

U. S. researchers said on Tuesday that genetic variations affect the way children respond to treatment for the most common type of childhood cancer. This finding could help in better treatments for treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukemia or ALL, which is a cancer of the blood and bone marrow.

Shy or Sociable it’s in Your Genes

In a recent report researchers at Harvard and the University of California, San Diego said whether a person is sociable or shy is an inherited composition and in our genes.

Obesity can be Caught like a Cold Virus say Scientists

Scientists have found a common cold virus which can interfere with our body's normal functioning and make us fat. The highly infectious virus is known as AD-36, infects the lungs and along with causing sore throats forces fat cells to multiply.

ADHD Medications Rare Side Effects are Hallucinations

Children on medication for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may rarely experience psychiatric symptoms such as hallucinations reported a recent study.

Study identifies factors that make a case for preventive breast surgery

According to the American Cancer Society, nearly 1.3 million women every year are diagnosed with breast cancer, which is the leading cause of cancer death among women the world over - resulting in almost 465,000 fatal cases each year.

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