Oncology & Cancer

Study suggests why most smokers don't get lung cancer

Cigarette smoking is overwhelmingly the main cause of lung cancer, yet only a minority of smokers develop the disease. A study led by scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and published online today in Nature ...

Genetics

Love of nature is partially heritable, study of twins shows

A person's appreciation of nature and their tendency to visit natural spaces are heritable characteristics, according to a large-scale study of UK twins led by Chia-chen Chang at the National University of Singapore, publishing ...

Health

How vitamin D delivers on cardio health

Free from the sun, vitamin D delivers a natural source for one of the hormones essential to our bodies, especially the bones. But when you're down on this essential nutrient, it's not only your bones that could suffer, but ...

Medical research

The largest ever study of the plasma proteome published

In a study published today in Nature Genetics, scientists at deCODE genetics , a subsidiary of the pharmaceutical company Amgen, demonstrate how measuring the levels of a large number of proteins in plasma at population scale ...

Genetics

Redefining human diseases through the lens of DNA

Throughout most of medical history, physicians have diagnosed individuals with various diseases based upon their description and presentation of clinical symptoms. In recent years, investigations using genome-wide association ...

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Nature Genetics

Nature Genetics is a scientific journal concerning genetics. It is published by Nature Publishing Group, and was founded in 1992. The 2008 impact factor is 30.259. Its sister journal is Nature Reviews Genetics.

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