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A large genetic study of people with major depression has found that a duplicated region of DNA on chromosome 5 predisposes people to the disorder.
Scientists at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia have identified both common and rare gene variants associated with the eating disorder anorexia nervosa.
TAAD causes thousands of deaths in the United States each year.
Researchers have identified the deletion of a genomic region on chromosome 17 as a significant risk factor for autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and schizophrenia.
Scientists have invented methods to scout the human genome's repetitive landscapes, where DNA sequences are highly identical and heavily duplicated.
A new study uncovers multiple genetic variations associated with common childhood obesity.
A new study by pediatric researchers has added to the evidence that genes have a strong influence on childhood obesity.
A cell devotes a significant amount of effort to maintaining the stability of its genome, preventing the sorts of chromosomal rearrangements characteristic of many cancers.
Deciphering the functions of multiple rare genes may be at the core of understanding the genetic factors that cause autism spectrum disorders (ASDs).
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