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-- CHOP Experts: In Eosinophilic Esophagitis, New Targets Emerge for Potential Treatments -- PHILADELPHIA, Nov.
How genes affect intelligence is complicated.
--CHOP Study: Patients with Specific Gene Variants May Require Higher Doses of Pain-Control Drugs-- PHILADELPHIA, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the first genome-wide
An international team of scientists has identified the primary genes that place some children at high risk of severe childhood asthma, according to research published Sunday in the journal Nature Genetics.
A gene important in skin tanning has been linked to higher risk for testicular cancer in white men.
Scientists of the International Multiple Sclerosis Genetics Consortium (IMSGC) have identified an additional 48 genetic variants influencing the risk of developing multiple sclerosis.
By broadly comparing the DNA of children to that of elderly people, gene researchers have identified gene variants that influence lifespan, either by raising disease risk or by providing protection from disease.
An extensive genomic study of the childhood cancer neuroblastoma reinforces the challenges in treating the most aggressive forms of this disease.
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