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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.

2011-08-29 12:02:23

An international team of researchers led by Imperial College London has identified six new genetic variants associated with type-2 diabetes in South Asians.

2011-08-02 07:00:00

A team of researchers discovered a novel gene associated with asthma in African-Americans, according to this study.

2011-08-01 12:12:26

Researchers at the RIKEN Center for Genomic Medicine (CGM), together with colleagues at Kyoto University, Tsukuba University, Harvard University, and other medical institutions have identified three new loci associated with susceptibility to adult asthma in the Japanese population.

2011-08-01 12:10:54

A new national collaboration of asthma genetics researchers has revealed a novel gene associated with the disease in African-Americans, according to a new scientific report.

2011-07-31 12:35:01

Tokyo, Aug 1, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - Researchers at the RIKEN Center for Genomic Medicine (CGM), together with colleagues at Kyoto University, Tsukuba University, Harvard University, and other medical institutions have identified three new loci associated with susceptibility to adult asthma in the Japanese population.

2011-07-01 13:00:09

A trio of large-scale genome-wide association studies, or GWAS, have identified more than 15 gene variants responsible for the diversity of white blood cell counts among whites, African-Americans, and Japanese.

2011-07-01 12:52:11

Researchers have developed a new strategy to improve the outcome of genome-wide association (GWA) studies.

2011-05-31 13:06:00

Recently the number of genes known to be associated with Alzheimer's disease has increased from four to eight, including the MS4A gene cluster on chromosome 11.

2011-05-12 00:14:26

A new genomics study, led by the Center for Applied Genomics at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, sets the stage for the first predictive diagnostic test in a serious immunodeficiency disease in children.


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