Metabolic disorder

Source: Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard and Massachusetts General Hospital Summary: A new study by scientists indicates that inherited genetic changes may underlie the variability observed among patients in the clinic, with several pathophysiological processes potentially leading to high blood sugar and its resulting consequences. More Information: Udler MS etRead More →

Genetics of Breast Cancer

Source: University of Cambridge Summary: A major international collaboration of researchers worldwide identified new genetic variants which contribute to the risk of developing breast cancer. Researchers from all over the collaborated and identified 72 new genetic variants which contribute to the risk of developing breast cancer. Amongst these variants, 65 areRead More →

Chronic Neurological Sleep Disorder

Source: University of Cambridge Summary: A new study has identified 13 unknown genetic risk variants related to a sleep disorder, restless legs syndrome. Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) is chronic neurological sleep disorder with severe mental and physical health consequences. RLS sufferers feel an unpleasant and uncontrollable urge to move legs. Physical inactivityRead More →