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SNPwatch: Genetic Variant May Impact Rate of Cognitive Decline in the Elderly

April 26, 2010
New research, published recently in the journal Neurology, has found the surprising result that a genetic variant previously associated with better cognitive function in young people appears to have the...
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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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DNA Variation May Help Us Break Free From Our Routines

July 31, 2009
“But we always go there!” And so begins another Friday night.   When it comes to choosing where to go to dinner, my husband likes to stick with the tried...
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SNPwatch: Genetic Variation May Influence Heart Surgery Recovery

May 01, 2009
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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