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Gestational Diabetes May Influence Daughter's Weight Later
Gestational Diabetes May Influence Daughter's Weight Later THURSDAY, Oct. 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Daughters of women who developed gestational diabetes while pregnant may be at increased risk for being obese later in childhood, a new study sugges...
Gene Scan Helps Diagnose Mystery Disorders in Children
Gene Scan Helps Diagnose Mystery Disorders in Children THURSDAY, Oct. 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new test that scans all of a person's genes to pinpoint a single mutation can help identify rare genetic disorders in children, a new study shows. Aud...
Gene May Help Shield Hispanic Women From Breast Cancer, Study Says
Gene May Help Shield Hispanic Women From Breast Cancer, Study Says TUESDAY, Oct. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- About one-fifth of Hispanic women have a genetic variation that offers significant protection against breast cancer risk, according to a new ...
Goodbye to Reading Glasses?
Goodbye to Reading Glasses? MONDAY, Oct. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new implantable eye device might make reading glasses a thing of the past, researchers report. Many people over age 40 develop blurriness in their near vision (presbyopia), which ...
Gut Microbes Tied to Jet Lag, Shift-Work Weight Gain
Gut Microbes Tied to Jet Lag, Shift-Work Weight Gain THURSDAY, Oct. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Disruptions in the human circadian clock can throw off microbes in the gut, potentially boosting the risk of obesity, a new study suggests. The results ma...
Gene Therapy Shows Potential for 'Bubble Boy' Disease
Gene Therapy Shows Potential for 'Bubble Boy' Disease WEDNESDAY, Oct. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new form of gene therapy may offer a safe and effective way to treat "bubble boy" disease -- a severe immune deficiency that is fatal unless treated in...
Genes May Play Big Role in Academic Success, Study Suggests
Genes May Play Big Role in Academic Success, Study Suggests MONDAY, Oct. 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Genetics may account for as much as 60 percent of academic achievement, according to a new British study. "Genes are important not just in educational...
Gout May Be Linked to Raised Diabetes Risk: Study
Gout May Be Linked to Raised Diabetes Risk: Study FRIDAY, Oct. 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Gout, a form of inflammatory arthritis, appears to increase the risk of type 2 diabetes, especially in women, a new study finds. Researchers followed more than ...
Genes May Make Some More Prone to Heart Disease When Under Stress
Genes May Make Some More Prone to Heart Disease When Under Stress WEDNESDAY, Oct. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Genes may interact with stress to trigger heart disease in some people, a new study suggests. The genetic risk occurs in about 13 percent of ...
Gene Study Finds No Proof Vitamin D Guards Against Type 2 Diabetes
Gene Study Finds No Proof Vitamin D Guards Against Type 2 Diabetes TUESDAY, Sept. 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- There's no genetic evidence that high levels of vitamin D can prevent type 2 diabetes, a new study says. Some previous research had suggeste...