Archive: 11/14/2007

Genes influence age-related hearing loss

A new Brandeis University study of twins shows that genes play a significant role in the level of hearing loss that often appears in late middle age. The research, in the Journal of Gerontology: Medical Sciences, examined geneti ...

dateNov 14, 2007 in Genetics
shares0 comments 0

Simple reason helps males evolve more quickly

The observation that males evolve more quickly than females has been around since 19th century biologist Charles Darwin noted the majesty of a peacock’s tail feather in comparison with the plainness of the peahen’s.

dateNov 14, 2007 in
shares0 comments 3

Patients notified of HIV, hepatitis risk

Officials have notified about 630 patients of a New York area physician who reused needles and syringes that they are at risk for HIV and hepatitis B and C.

dateNov 14, 2007 in Other
shares0 comments 1