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Latest Genome-wide association study Stories

2012-01-03 13:43:52

The first-ever published whole-genome sequences of not just one, but two supercentenarians, aged more than 114 years, reveal that both unusual and common genetic phenomena contribute to the genetic background of extreme human longevity.

2011-12-05 12:59:43

Singapore and China scientists, headed by Dr Liu Jianjun, Senior Group Leader and Associate Director of Human Genetics at the Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS) and Dr Gu Jieruo, a rheumatologist at the 3rd Affiliated Hospital of the Sun Yat-Sen University, have identified new genes that are associated with the spine disease ankylosing spondylitis (AS).

2011-12-01 11:17:53

In a study into the genetics of blood cell formation, researchers have identified 68 regions of the genome that affect the size and number of platelets.

2011-10-03 12:04:09

Based on a wide variety of genetic studies and analysis– from genome wide association studies looking for common variations in the DNA of many people with complex diseases to the sequencing of specific gene mutations thought to cause disease to whole genome sequencing – four Houston leaders in the field propose a unified genetic model for human disease.

2011-10-03 05:47:57

Type 1 diabetes affects 200 million people worldwide. Now, researchers have discovered new genes that will help them better understand the origin of this complex disorder.

Meta-analysis Finds New Genes For Type 1 Diabetes
2011-09-30 04:41:29

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia researchers add to gene inventory of a complex disorder.

2011-09-29 22:56:26

Based on a wide variety of genetic studies and analysis– from genome wide association studies looking for common variations in the DNA of many people with complex diseases to the sequencing of specific gene mutations thought to cause disease to whole genome sequencing – four Houston leaders in the field propose a unified genetic model for human disease.

2011-09-21 20:50:46

Knowledge about the biological origin of diseases like schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and other psychiatric conditions is critical to improving diagnosis and treatment.

2011-09-12 05:17:17

According to the CDC, the number of people living with asthma in the U.S Grew by 4.3 million from the years 2001 to 2009.

Genetic Regulators Of High Blood Pressure Discovered
2011-09-12 05:00:04

An international team of researchers revealed on Sunday that they had discovered multiple DNA sequence variations which could influence hypertension, also known as or high blood pressure.


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