Conventional wisdom dictates that if you happen to come from a family of short people, you could blame your lack of height as hereditary.
Stuttering, which affects 5 percent of children, usually begins between ages 2 and 6. About 50 percent of stutterers have family members who have stuttered.
A study suggests that children with autism have slightly bigger brains than children without the condition.
Scientists are closing in to change the DNA of wild mosquitoes in order to eradicate malaria.
A single celled organism known as Capsaspora owczarzaki, is a tentacled amoeba like species which is unknown not until 2002 when it has been brought to scientific interest.
In Europe, more than half the breeds kept by farmers at the turn of the century are now extinct. And the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) estimates that 28 percent of the world’s livestock breeds are at risk of extinction within the next 20 years.
Osteoarthritis’ exact cause remains unknown, but it is generally thought to stem from aging and wear and tear on joints, exacerbated for some by genes.
Psoriasis is a disease that affect both sexes and all age groups. It has something to do with the malfunction of the body’s immune system resulting to the proliferation and abnormal maturation of the outer cells on the outer layer of the skin that is accompanied by inflammation and abnormalities of the blood vessels.