Archive for the ‘genetics’ Category

Questions and Answers About Hemophilia

Monday, December 12th, 2011 3,777 views

Hemophilia is a blood clotting disorder. For example: If you cut any part of our body and begins to bleed, proteins (which are responsible for the growth and development of all tissues of the body) into action to stop the bleeding. This process is called coagulation. People with hemophilia do ...

European experts say they have found a gene associated with an increased need for sleep

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011 1,148 views

A study involving more than 10 000 people from several European countries who have concluded that the gene ABCC9 need about 30 minutes of sleep per night. According to research published in the journal "Molecular Psychiatry", one in five Europeans carries the gene. The University of Edinburgh, Scotland, and the ...