News tagged with genetic links

Scientists investigate inherited causes of autism

Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are among the most heritable of all neuropsychiatric conditions. Yet, most genetic links to ASD found in recent years have involved de novo mutations, which are not passed from parent to child, ...

Feb 04, 2013
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Genetic link between pancreatitis and alcohol consumption

A new study published online today in Nature Genetics reveals a genetic link between chronic pancreatitis and alcohol consumption. Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and more than 25 other health ...

Nov 12, 2012
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Genetic clues for type 2 diabetes

Busselton residents and researchers from The University of Western Australia have contributed to a worldwide scientific collaboration that has identified new genetic links in the quest to map the biological ...

Aug 14, 2012
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Researchers find genetic cause for body tremors

Researchers at the University of Montreal and its affiliated CHU Sainte-Justine and CHUM hospitals have linked some cases of Essential Tremor (ET) to a specific genetic problem. ET is the most common movement disorder, becoming ...

Aug 02, 2012
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Finding genetic proof of coronary artery disease risk

University of Minnesota School of Public Health researchers have reported two high-signal genetic markers correlated with coronary artery disease (CAD) that should help define genetic fingerprints that can signal an increased ...

Jun 15, 2012
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