Is arthritis genetic? Scientists claim genetic predisposition for arthritis

Genetic predisposition is not an uncommon genetic disorder.It is also a commonly-used term for a range of genetic conditions.A new study in PLOS Genetics found that people with an inherited genetic disorder are three times more likely to develop arthritis.The findings, which are significant because they could lead to new treatments for people with arthritis, […]


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What’s in the blue-eyed, blue-haired genetic disorder?

Genetics and the natural world are full of interesting facts that are worth studying, but there’s one that’s more intriguing than most.The Blue-Eyed Genetic Disorder Genetic predisposition (BGD) is the genetic condition which causes a person’s eyes to be blue in colour.While this genetic condition is very rare, it is very common.It’s believed to affect […]


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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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Which genes are responsible for the genetic disorders that affect more than 200,000 people worldwide?

Genetic disorders are among the most devastating of human diseases.The impact of each genetic disorder is felt throughout the whole of a person’s life, but in many cases the impact of one gene is enough to put a person in a lifetime of chronic pain, difficulty sleeping, or depression.The number of genetic disorders in the […]


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Is IBs genetic predisposition to autism a genetic predispose?

JEFFREY GENETIUS/Associated Press If you’ve ever wondered how genes and traits are connected to one another, the answer is yes.The link between the genes that cause certain conditions and certain behaviors is known as linkage disequilibrium, and there’s now some evidence that it can be a contributing factor in autism.But it’s not just about how […]


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