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Genetic variant may drive body tremors

Kristina Fiore | 
A genetic mutation may be responsible for essential tremor that runs in families, researchers found. Exome sequencing studies of several ...

Magnetic tracer safe for stem cell therapies

Crystal Phend | 
Cardiac stem cells and other cell-based therapies can be tracked to their destination by adding tiny magnetic particles visible on ...

More genes pegged to Osteoarthritis

Nancy Walsh | 
A large genome-wide association study has identified eight new loci that confer susceptibility to osteoarthritis, researchers reported ...

Women have higher genetic risk of Alzheimer’s

Michael Smith | 
A major genetic risk factor for Alzheimer's disease – the E4 variant of the apolipoprotein E (APOE) gene -- manifests ...
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