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Genetic variants may explain why women are more prone to Alzheimer’s

New research gives some biological clues to why women may be more likely than men to develop Alzheimer’s disease and ...
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New diagnostic weapon: Genetic tests can also detect infectious disease

Doctors routinely use genetic tests to spot inherited diseases and guide cancer treatment. But using them to detect infectious diseases ...
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The danger of using DNA tests to make life-or-death decisions for your dog

As people peer into DNA for clues to health and heritage, man’s best friend is under the microscope, too. Genetic ...
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Heart disease risk: New genetic test could offer stronger early detection

You know your cholesterol, your blood pressure ... your heart gene score? Researchers say a new way of analyzing genetic ...