News tagged with susceptibility genes

A break for bone disease research

Osteoporosis is the reduction in bone strength that occurs during aging, which increases the chance of elderly people experiencing breaks. A genome-wide association study in the Japanese population has revealed ...

Jul 29, 2011
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Hereditary cancer risk

(Medical Xpress) -- Medical researchers have discovered a new type of mechanism causing cancer susceptibility, showing that tiny changes in some anti-cancer genes can act as magnets to attract modifying "biochemical tags", ...

Aug 16, 2011
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