Genetics

Researchers uncover genetic factors for severe Lassa fever

While combing through the human genome in 2007, computational geneticist Pardis Sabeti made a discovery that would transform her research career. As a then-postdoctoral fellow at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Sabeti ...

Genetics

New research uncovers biological drivers of heart disease risk

Over the past 15 years, researchers have identified hundreds of regions in the human genome associated with heart attack risk. However, researchers lack efficient ways to explore how these genetic variants are molecularly ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Anxiety, depression do not cause Meniere disease, or vice versa

Anxiety and depression do not cause Meniere disease (MD), or vice versa, but elevated neuroticism is causative for anxiety, depression, and MD, according to a study published online Dec. 20 in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck ...

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