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Battling Against A Common Genetic Disease

July 09, 2012
It’s the most common genetic disorder in the United States, but Milo Sharp had never heard of it before. He would have remained unaware of the lurking threat but for his wife’s interest in genetics. When he looked at his 23andMe results, "it was kind of surprising – I found not just one (variant) but two that put me at higher risk for hemochromatosis,” Milo said.
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SNPwatch: Genetic Variant Involved in Dangerous Blood Transfusion Reaction Identified

February 08, 2010
There’s no doubt that blood saves lives.   According to the Red Cross, in the United States alone about five million people need a total of 14 million pints of...
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