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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23andMe’s Research At ASHG 2014

October 21, 2014
Geneticists from all over the world have converged in San Diego this week as part of the American Society of Human Genetics annual meeting. A team of scientists from 23andMe...
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Diabetes Risk and Genetics: Keep Getting Those Checkups and Watch Your Weight

November 19, 2008
Recent genetic discoveries have taught researchers a lot about type 2 diabetes, and identified particular genetic variants that can influence a person’s risk of developing the condition. But two studies...
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Variants in Ion Channel Genes are Associated with Type 2 Diabetes and Bipolar Disorder

August 18, 2008
A potassium channel/David S. Goodsell,The Scripps Research InstituteIon channels are pore-forming proteins that poke through cell membranes to control the movement of ions like calcium, potassium, and chloride in and...
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