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NHS hospital to trial genetic analysis for blood pressure patients

Volunteers will be sought at a blood pressure clinicMatthew Horwood/Getty By Adam Vaughan A hundred people undergoing treatment at a UK hospital are to get their DNA analysed in a pioneering trial. Around 85,000 people with rare disorders in the UK have already had their genomes sequenced through the National Health Service as part of the… Read More »

Asthma Management Failure in Emergency Department Linked to Genetic Factors

February 05, 2019 Share this content: A selection of 53 candidate SNPs were examined and were chosen for prior correlation with asthma. Management failure in emergency departments in children with asthma has been associated with 3 single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNP), according to a study published in Pediatric Pulmonology. These genetic factors can supplement clinical predictors… Read More »

Large Study Identifies Genetic Variants Linked to Risk Tolerance and Risky Behaviors

Based on genetic information from more than 1 million people of European ancestry, results suggest the neurochemicals glutamate and GABA, but not dopamine or serotonin, contribute to risk tolerance An international group that includes researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine has identified 124 genetic variants associated with a person’s willingness to… Read More »