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Pinpointing the genetic basis of disease

The human genome contains 3.2 billion nucleotides, chained together in long, linear sequences of DNA. Differences in single nucleotides known as single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) account for a lot of the genetic variation ...

Nov 04, 2015
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Phone for a doctor

Worried you might be at risk from diabetes? Check your phone: it might help stop you getting the disease. And if you already have diabetes? Your phone might even help you monitor your condition at home.

Oct 29, 2015
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Advocating for raising the smoking age to 21

Henry Ford Hospital pulmonologist Daniel Ouellette, M.D., who during his 31-year career in medicine has seen the harmful effects of smoking on his patients, advocates for raising the smoking age to 21.

Oct 22, 2015
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Vitamin B3 derivative cuts risk of new skin cancers

A year of treatment with nicotinamide, a form of vitamin B3, significantly lowered the risk of common, non-melanoma skin cancer in high-risk patients, according to University of Sydney research published today in the New ...

Oct 21, 2015
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