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Health for DNA

Kids love their snacks! In fact, it is their favorite time of the day when they get their hands on the snacks they love to eat. Those sweet cookies, wafers, and savory chips are found in almost every household that kids love to munch whenever they get their hands on …

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Recently a notable scrutiny from the scientists regarding the development of a new Gene has struck people in a very significant way. This news of Gene variant is said to be the biggest constraint that would occur in the way of alcohol consumption and protection against it. Two scientists from …

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Cancer is a fatal disease that kills a lot of people each year globally. Only in the United States of America, the death toll due to cancer is quite a lot. Due to the different treatment methods being discovered, the death rate has been controlled significantly. However, the number of …

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Nicholas Volker was dying at the age of 4 from an unknown condition. Over 100 trips to the operating room and 400 days in the hospital, no doctors were able to pin point to the cause of his illness. As a last hope, doctors decided to sequence his whole genome …

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Studies published in Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics shows that smoking affects human genome. Researchers have conducted a meta-analysis of genome-wide DNA methylation using samples of 16,000 participants. DNA methylation is an epigenetic mechanism that methyl groups are added to DNA without any interruption of DNA sequence. Methylation can …

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