Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS): types, symptoms, causes and genetics
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) is not one syndrome but a group of clinically and genetically heterogeneous connective tissue disorders. There are currently 13 EDS subtypes that vary in worldwide preval..
Omicron subvariants can be more transmissible and more evasive to antibodies
Omicron lineage continues to evolve, producing subvariants that are not only more transmissible but also more evasive to antibodies. Novel Omicron subvariant BA.2.12.1 is only modestly (1.8-fold) mor..
Red Hair: it’s in your genes
A quick question: what do Prince Harry, Ed Sheeran, Jessica Chastain and Julianne Moore have in common? That’s right, their hair color: they are all natural redheads! Everyone is aware..
Genome-wide association study (GWAS) identified 69 loci associated with beat synchronization
69 distinct genetic variations associated with the ability to keep in time with a musical beat (also called beat synchronization ability) have been discovered by an international team of researchers…
Role of genetics in reproductive health
Infertility is a major public health issue with approximately 1 in 6 people worldwide suffering from infertility during their reproductive lifespans . It is defined as the failure to achieve ..
Twins: from a genetic point of view
Regardless of whether someone is a twin or has twins in the family, it is an interesting subject for many people. You may easily recall times you have met a set of twins or maybe you knew a pair of t..
How COVID-19 likely infects gastrointestinal tissue contributing to long-term infection of the gastrointestinal tract in long COVID
This study found that fecal viral RNA shedding is correlated with gastrointestinal symptoms in COVID-19 patients who had cleared their respiratory infection. The authors observed that fecal shedding ..
Who Is The Father of Genetics?
The father of genetics is Gregor Mendel. Mendel was an Austrian monk, whose experiments breeding pea plants in the monastery garden led to breakthroughs in our understanding of genetics and heredity…
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All about autism spectrum disorder: Understanding the causes, symptoms, and treatment
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a neurological developmental disorder that affects brain development and function. This affects how people learn, behave, communicate and interact with others, leadi..
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