SNPwatch: Large Study Identifies Two More Genetic Variants Associated with Alzheimer’s Disease

May 11, 2010
Understanding Alzheimer’s disease, the most common cause of dementia in people 65 years and older, is of the utmost importance as the population of the United States (and many other...
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More than 100 Genetic Variations Associated with Leukemia Treatment Response

January 28, 2009
Treatment advances have dramatically increased the cure rate for acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), the most common diagnosed cancer in children, from less than 10% in the 1960’s to more than...
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JAMA Publishes User’s Guides to Help Physicians Understand Genetic Association Studies

January 21, 2009
It’s a situation that would leave many physicians at a loss. A 55-year-old man with a family history of dementia asks his doctor about genetic testing for Alzheimer’s disease. Is...
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SNPwatch: Genetic Link Between Obesity and Colorectal Cancer

September 30, 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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