News tagged with predisposition

Study finds link between flu virus and diabetes onset

Researchers in Italy have discovered that the flu virus could contribute to the onset of diabetes. This finding could help scientists uncover a way to prevent some forms of this condition. The study was funded ...

Dec 04, 2012
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Tendency to binge drinking runs in the blood

Mice drink more alcohol during the dark cycle compared to daytime.  The discovery made by scientists from  Portland Alcohol Research Center and The Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology at University of ...

Nov 08, 2012
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Genetic predisposition to diabetes ups risk of CVD

(HealthDay)—For patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D), having a genetic predisposition towards the disease is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to a study published ...

Oct 23, 2012
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