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Genetics causing arthritis possibly helped humans survive Ice Age

Genetics causing arthritis possibly helped humans survive Ice Age

A genetic change associated with shorter stature and increased risk of arthritis might have helped our ancestors survive the Ice Age, a study has showed. The findings showed that mutations in the gene called GDF5 resulted in shorter bones that led to a compact body structure while reducing the risk of bone fracture from falling. [...]

August 4, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Genetics causing arthritis possibly helped humans survive Ice Age

Stop Brexit causing ‘irreparable’ damage to business education

Stop Brexit causing ‘irreparable’ damage to business education

The new vice-president of a major international business school accreditation organisation has warned that Brexit could cause “irreparable” damage to UK business education and that there needs to be an “awful lot” of discussion to ensure it is avoided. Rebecca Taylor, who became vice-president (academic) of the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) in June, [...]

September 14, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Stop Brexit causing ‘irreparable’ damage to business education

Genetic syndrome causing common disabilities in children identified

Genetic syndrome causing common disabilities in children identified

SAN FRANCISCO, April 14 — Researchers found an array of birth defects that affect the brain, eye, ear, heart and kidney are caused by mutations to a single gene, according to a new study. A gene called RERE is responsible for the broad range of developmental, physical and intellectual disabilities, researchers at the University of [...]

April 17, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Genetic syndrome causing common disabilities in children identified