Home > Medical > Genetics > News News All sections in Genetics » About Genetics » Gene Therapy » Genes and disease » Genes and Obesity » Health Tips » Nature vs Nurture » Genetics News » Paternity Testing » Stem Cells » Muscular dystrophy » Motor neuron disease » Multiple sclerosis Scientists may have found genetic cause of Gigantism A defect in growth hormone output may be the cause of Gigantism – a rare condition that causes excessive growth in children. US hospital to build store of cancer genetic data An American university wants to build a store of genetic data about various metastatic cancer cases, theoretically sharpening treatment or even coming up with new therapies. Software can screen family photos for genetic disorders New technology created by researchers at Oxford University can process photographs of your family members and analyse their faces for telltale signs of genetic disorders. Check Assess your diabetes risk » Quiz Am I at risk for COPD? » Ask CyberDoc » 10 ways to boost your metabolism World's Most Famous TB Patients Woman sues after child is born with Down syndrome The Constitutional Court will hear an application on Thursday for leave to appeal a Western Cape High Court ruling against a damages claim by the mother of a Down syndrome child. Goat genetically modified to produce medicinal milk Scientists in Brazil have genetically modified a goat to produce milk with a special enzyme to treat Gaucher's disease, a rare human genetic condition. Bloody clues help solve crimes Blood spatters at a crime scene contain important evidence, if you know how to look for it. Scientists find Plague DNA in teeth Scientists have found DNA of a pathogen that caused two of the deadliest pandemics in history - and warn that it could strike again. Genes may determine how much pain you can take Researchers have pinpointed a number of genes that could help explain why perceptions of pain differ from person to person. Laboratory-grown vaginas a great success Four teenage girls with underdeveloped or absent vaginas, were successfully implanted with laboratory-grown vaginas. Scientists can now grow human lungs in a lab If you’re suffering from a debilitating lung disease, here’s some hope: scientists will be able to grow you a fresh new set of lungs in the lab. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Taking charge of your health Man, take care of your health!