Genetics found to influence puberty timing in girls and boys

November 09, 2015
By looking at data on when boys’ voices first broke, researchers at the University of Cambridge have completed a first-of-its-kind genetic study and found that for both boys and girls puberty is influenced by many of the same genetic variants.
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Genetic Influences on Bone Density and Fractures

September 14, 2015
A large new study spearheaded by researchers at Montreal’s McGill University found a rare genetic variant with a large impact on bone density and the propensity for some people to...
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SNPwatch: The Plot Thickens For Thinning Bones

October 05, 2009
Our bones are amazing structures, capable of supporting tremendous force through complex motions. They do this day in and day out, year after year as we sit, stand, walk, run,...
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