Archive: 12/7/2008

Genes for 9 health indicators

A new genome-wide study examines genetic variants associated with nine metabolic traits and is the first to draw out novel variants from a population unselected for current disease. The traits are indicators for common disease ...

Dec 07, 2008 4 / 5 (4) 0

The genetic heart of the lipids

A new study presages a real aim of genetics: to look at whole populations to in order determine the significance of individual genetic variants for individual health. The research team, whose work is published in Nature Ge ...

Dec 07, 2008 4.3 / 5 (4) 0
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