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Genetic risk score IDs insulin resistance, change in IR

(HealthDay)—A genetic risk score based on 17 established insulin resistance (IR) variants and their effect sizes (weighted IR-GRS) is associated with IR at baseline and change in IR, but does not impact the effect of lifestyle ...

Nov 13, 2015
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New diabetes risk mechanism identified

Researchers at Mayo Clinic have discovered an unexpected effect from a gene known to increase diabetes risk. They assumed that the specific allele in the gene TCF7L2 which increases the risk of type 2 diabetes, impairs insulin ...

Nov 12, 2015
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Mapping the pathways of least resistance

Cancer is a notoriously slippery target. It can assume multiple genetic identities, taking a different pathway whenever it needs to dodge the latest treatment. A recent study found that just a single, tiny tumor can contain ...

Nov 19, 2015
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