Tag archive for ‘Genetics’
Niva Goldberg On Sunday, August 23rd, 2015

Children of Jewish Holocaust Survivors Inherited Their Trauma, Mount Sinai Study Says

Holocaust survivors pass on trauma through their genes, making their descendants more susceptible to PTSD and other stress disorders, according to new research. This phenomena is a known fact to mental health More...

Jewish Business News On Friday, May 8th, 2015

How Your Brain Reacts to Emotional Information Is Influenced by Your Genes

Your genes may influence how sensitive you are to emotional information, according to new research by a UBC neuroscientist. The study, recently published in The Journal of Neuroscience, found that carriers More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, April 13th, 2015

Israeli Scientists Discover How a Bacterial Cell Recognizes Its Own DNA

It may come as a bit of a surprise to learn that bacteria have an immune system – in their case to fight off invasive viruses called phages. And like any immune system – from single-celled to human – the More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

Most Parents Want to Know Their Children’s Genetic Destiny Risks

Would you want to know if you or your children had risk of hereditary cancer, a genetic risk for cardiovascular disease or carried the gene associated with developing Alzheimer’s disease – even if More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

Study: Millions of Asian Men Are Descended From 11 Leaders, Including Genghis Khan

Geneticists from the University of Leicester have discovered that millions of modern Asian men are descended from 11 powerful dynastic leaders who lived up to 4, 000 years ago – including Mongolian warlord More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

Israeli Study: Infants’ Environments Play Key Role in Their Heights as Adults

If you’ve ever wondered why you aren’t a little taller, it turns out it’s not all about genetics. In findings published in the Journal of Pediatrics (January 2015), an Israeli research team shows that More...

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