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Researchers identify first gene that predisposes to fainting

Researchers identify first gene that predisposes to fainting

People with fast walking pace have a long life expectancy

People with fast walking pace have a long life expectancy

Glucosamine supplements could benefit the heart

Glucosamine supplements could benefit the heart

Coffee and longevity – debate continues

Coffee and longevity – debate continues

Coffee, sugary drinks, or alcohol? It's in your genes.

Coffee, sugary drinks, or alcohol? It's in your genes.

Genetic test for low birth weight on the horizon

Genetic test for low birth weight on the horizon

Driving to work may increase the risk of premature death by a third

Driving to work may increase the risk of premature death by a third

Study casts new light into how mothers' and babies' genes influence birth weight

Study casts new light into how mothers' and babies' genes influence birth weight

Obese individuals who commute by car have 32% higher risk of death, research shows

Obese individuals who commute by car have 32% higher risk of death, research shows

Study examines differences in genetic risk factors for childhood-onset and adult-onset asthma

Study examines differences in genetic risk factors for childhood-onset and adult-onset asthma

Researchers investigate causal relationship between higher BMI and psoriasis

Researchers investigate causal relationship between higher BMI and psoriasis

Obesity linked to a reduction in gray matter

Obesity linked to a reduction in gray matter

Study uncovers genetic causes of poor sleep

Study uncovers genetic causes of poor sleep

New study debunks link between depression risk and 18 genes

New study debunks link between depression risk and 18 genes

Study highlights need to diversify population-level genetic data for better disease prediction

Study highlights need to diversify population-level genetic data for better disease prediction

Artificial intelligence can predict risk of premature death

Artificial intelligence can predict risk of premature death

DNAnexus launches innovative clinico-genomic cohort browser to accelerate research and discovery

DNAnexus launches innovative clinico-genomic cohort browser to accelerate research and discovery

Smoking, high blood pressure, obesity and diabetes associated with less healthy brains

Smoking, high blood pressure, obesity and diabetes associated with less healthy brains

New gene regions associated with sleep duration identified

New gene regions associated with sleep duration identified

Genetic breakthrough could pave way for a new drug to prevent, heal painful mouth ulcers

Genetic breakthrough could pave way for a new drug to prevent, heal painful mouth ulcers