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2011-02-10 00:12:14

A new strategic plan from an arm of the National Institutes of Health envisions scientists being able to identify genetic bases of most single-gene disorders and gaining new insights into multi-gene disorders in the next decade.

2011-01-31 09:40:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DNA Direct, a wholly owned subsidiary of Medco Health Solutions, Inc.

2011-01-29 00:02:16

As scientists continue to crack codes of genetic diseases, http://www.KnowYourGenes.org provides a resource for adults and parents-to-be to help understand what those advances mean.

2011-01-04 03:57:23

As much as 90 percent of variation in adult height may be caused by genetic inheritance, but a multitude of genes are involved.

2010-12-06 13:17:00

ITHACA, N.Y., Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Since sequencing the human genome, genetic researchers have searched intensively but unearthed little evidence to suggest that inherited genes cause common diseases.

2010-09-29 12:56:00

International collaboration maps height 'hotspots' in the genome BOSTON, Sept.

2010-06-29 07:00:00

Online Knowledge Share Platform to Provide Valuable Information to Rare Disease Community DANA POINT, Calif., June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Every parent needs a supportive, collaborative network full of information where medical professionals, researchers, patients, parents, advocates and the general public share knowledge about the rare childhood diseases that affect 22.5 million American families.

2010-06-09 13:12:40

New study shows at-risk adults are more likely to give too much importance to genetic causes of disease.

2010-03-22 12:52:00

Both Autoimmune Diseases May Respond to a Two-Way Genetic Switch PHILADELPHIA, March 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pediatric researchers analyzing DNA variations in type 1 diabetes and inflammatory bowel disease have found a complex interplay of genes.


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