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Is gut responsible for parkinson's disease ?
The recent study published in the online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology shows the light to a new research on the association of  Parkinson's disease with the gut. The team from United States and Sweden made a study using data from Swedish nationwide...
Can a viral infection induce Celiac Disease?
According to an article published in Science, the website of American Association for the Advancement of Science,  human reovirus orally infected resulted in an immune response against gluten and led to symptoms of celiac disease in the rodents. Reoviruses, avirulent pathogen commonly infect humans...
'Central Dogma' of Genetics defied by Octopuses and Squids
Genetic information is transmitted relatively faithfully from DNA to RNA, and on into proteins in most of the organisms. But scientists have noted previously that some cephalopods — the class of molluscs that includes octopuses and squid — make extensive use of enzymes to edit their RNA, producing...
New discovery on genetic mutation that leads to cleft lip and palate and heart defects
The lip forms between the fourth and seventh weeks of pregnancy. As a baby develops during pregnancy, the body tissue and special cells from each side of the head grow toward the center of the face and join together to make the face. This joining of tissue forms the facial features, like the lips and...