Which genetic variants increase your risk of Alzheimer’s?

The genes that increase the risk of developing Alzheimer’s, such as those related to dopamine, are the same ones that are found in all of us, including some who have the disease.The study, which examined more than 11,000 people from four European countries, found that people with more genes linked to AD had higher levels […]


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How narcissism and genetic predisposition to the disorder can lead to the ‘perfect narcissism’

Genetic predisposition can be seen as a huge factor in the development of narcissism, a condition that is more common in men than in women.A new study, published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, suggests that the presence of this genetic predispositional trait may be one reason why men tend to be more […]


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Why genetic testing can help diagnose and treat disease in your family

Genetic testing for conditions like diabetes and obesity can help us diagnose disease early and make the right choices, experts say.For instance, it’s helpful to know how your child’s genetic makeup compares to other people, as a genetic test can be a way to pinpoint risk factors.But genetic testing also has other uses, including to […]


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Gene calculator – What you need to know about gene calculator

Genetic calculator can help you find out what genes you have in common.The tool helps you check your genetic makeup, which can give you some insight into your health.It also helps you compare your genes to other people with similar genetic makeup.It has a lot of potential.We have a look at its strengths and weaknesses.The […]


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How to prevent the spread of a gene from an ancestor to your children

By DAN GOREMAN Associated PressDALLAS (AP) A gene that is passed on to your offspring is transmitted to the next generation by DNA, and scientists are racing to understand how it happens.Researchers are exploring the possibility that an inherited gene that makes it easier for a mother to carry out the body’s natural response to […]


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Fibromyalgia: Genetic detective reveals a mystery

Genetic detective reveals mystery of Fibromyalgic Syndrome article Genetic detective says fibromyalgias genetic predisposition to disease can be traced back to genes and a fibromyosa strain that developed a symbiotic relationship with a bacterial strain that carries the fibromyoma gene.Dr Michael Beasley, of the National Centre for Biotechnology Information, said that the symbiotic bacteria were […]


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