ADHD Causes and Risk factors

ADHD (short for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) encompasses a wide range of behavioural disorders characterized by lack of attention and concentration, hyperactivity and inability to control impulsivity. Causes of ADHD A parent of a recently diagnosed child may blame themselves or their parenting, but more often than not the cause…

Causes of Anxiety

Anxiety disorders are a common condition. The most common cause of this condition is thought to be genetic. Thus the condition often runs in the families. Stress factors tend to aggravate and precipitate the condition in some patients. Triggers of Anxiety The exact cause of anxiety disorders is unknown. However,…

Human artificial chromosomes bypass centromere roadblocks

Human artificial chromosomes (HACs) could be useful tools for both understanding how mammalian chromosomes function and creating synthetic biological systems, but for the last 20 years, they have been limited by an inefficient artificial centromere. In the journal Cell on July 25th, researchers announce that they have made progress on…