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Have a taste for liver? Food preferences might be hard wired

Medical Daily | 
Geneticists have found 17 new genes that help determine what foods people enjoy most. But these genes aren't related to ...

Down syndrome and leukemia risk explained by genes

Medical Daily | 
In science, technological advances often serve to deepen medical mysteries, as researchers peel away the next layer of the onion ...

Angelina Jolie’s preventative mastectomy drew attention, but didn’t make people more informed

Medical Daily | 
In modern medicine, few major diseases lack for celebrity representation. But a new study may discredit the cherished notion of ...

Genetic variant linked to variation in patient reponse to blood thinner

Medical Daily | 
The following is an excerpt. The discovery of a genetic variation in some blacks that affects response to the blood ...

Genome sequencing should be universal, benefitting all

Medical Daily | 
The following is an excerpt. The promise of personalized medicine with genome sequencing might soon imbue humanity with terrific powers ...
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