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Maternal Connections

May 07, 2014
It’s no surprise that we inherit almost all of our traits from our parents, but 23andMe researchers found that more of those traits come from our mothers than our fathers....
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SNPwatch: Genetic Variations May Impact Risk of Hearing Loss in Children Receiving Common Chemotherapy Drug

November 10, 2009
Cisplatin, a cancer chemotherapy drug first approved by the FDA in 1978, revolutionized the treatment of many types of cancer.   Despite its effectiveness, in many cases doctors are forced...
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SNPwatch: Gene Variant Linked to Obesity Affects Food Choices in Children

December 11, 2008
SNPwatch gives you the latest news about research linking various traits and conditions to individual genetic variations. These studies are exciting because they offer a glimpse into how genetics may...
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23andKids: Growing Up Genotyped

October 28, 2008
Photo by Hsien-Hsien Lei, Eye on DNA. “Data, data, data! I want to see my data!” sang my 7-year-old, jumping around the kitchen, strumming his air guitar. What on earth...
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