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Comparative genetic architectures of schizophrenia in East Asian and European populations

2019-11-18 00:00:00 UTC

Comparative genetic architectures of schizophrenia in East Asian and European populationsGenome-wide meta-analysis with individuals of East Asian or European ancestry identifies 176 loci associated with schizophrenia. Despite consistent genetic effects across populations, polygenic risk models trained in one population have reduced performance in Read more at Nature.com

Demographics and the Transition to Over 200 Year Lifespans[To top]

2019-11-19 18:00:54 UTC

Demographics and the Transition to Over 200 Year LifespansThe UN population projections assume that world lifespans increase from 72.6 today to 77 in 2050 and then about 82 in 2100. There are already populations that have life expectancy over 92 years.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full Read more at Next Big Future

Comparative genetic architectures of schizophrenia in East Asian and European populations[To top]

2019-11-18 00:00:00 UTC

Comparative genetic architectures of schizophrenia in East Asian and European populationsGenome-wide meta-analysis with individuals of East Asian or European ancestry identifies 176 loci associated with schizophrenia. Despite consistent genetic effects across populations, polygenic risk models trained in one population have reduced performance in Read more at Nature.com

Taller people have increased risk for developing atrial fibrillation[To top]

2019-11-13 14:26:06 UTC

placeholder imgTaller people have an increased risk of developing atrial fibrillation (AFib), an irregular and often rapid heartbeat that can lead to stroke, heart failure and other complications, according to a new study. The research, which reveals a strong link between t Read more at Sciencedaily.com

Open Relationships Are More Popular Than You Might Think[To top]

2019-11-15 20:04:02 UTC

Threesomes, swinging, group sex, polyamoryparticipation in consensual non-monogamy is growing, especially among young adults.
Read more at Psychologytoday.com

MyoKardia, Inc. (MYOK) Q3 2019 Earnings Call Transcript[To top]

2019-11-11 20:30:37 UTC

MyoKardia, Inc. (MYOK) Q3 2019 Earnings Call TranscriptMYOK earnings call for the period ending September 30, 2019.
Read more at Fool.com

How We Can Improve The Healthcare Industry With A Healthy Dose Of Data[To top]

2019-11-18 13:30:00 UTC

How We Can Improve The Healthcare Industry With A Healthy Dose Of DataI believe digital data has enormous potential to influence outcomes for the better and to deliver business value. That potential will not go untapped. Read more at Forbes.com

Irregular heartbeat, stroke more likely in tall people - The Asian Age[To top]

2019-11-16 05:41:00 UTC

Irregular heartbeat, stroke more likely in tall people - The Asian AgeIrregular heartbeat, stroke more likely in tall people The Asian Age Taller people may develop atrial fibrillation: Study ANI News Atrial fibrillation: Height could predict risk Medical News Today Bristol-Myers Squibb and Pfizer Announce Randomized, Controlle Read more at Asianage.com

Taller people may develop atrial fibrillation: Study - Yahoo India News[To top]

2019-11-15 12:33:00 UTC

Taller people may develop atrial fibrillation: Study - Yahoo India NewsTaller people may develop atrial fibrillation: Study Yahoo India News Atrial fibrillation: Height could predict risk Medical News Today Bristol-Myers Squibb and Pfizer Announce Randomized, Controlled Trial to Evaluate the Effect of Atrial Fibrillation Screeni Read more at Yahoo.com

Irregular heartbeat, stroke more likely in tall people - The Asian Age[To top]

2019-11-16 05:44:34 UTC

Irregular heartbeat, stroke more likely in tall people - The Asian AgeIrregular heartbeat, stroke more likely in tall people The Asian Age Taller people may develop atrial fibrillation: Study ANI News Atrial fibrillation: Height could predict risk Medical News Today Bristol-Myers Squibb and Pfizer Announce Randomized, Controlle Read more at Asianage.com

Taller people may develop atrial fibrillation: Study - ANI News[To top]

2019-11-15 12:33:00 UTC

Taller people may develop atrial fibrillation: Study - ANI NewsTaller people may develop atrial fibrillation: Study ANI News Atrial fibrillation: Height could predict risk Medical News Today Bristol-Myers Squibb and Pfizer Announce Randomized, Controlled Trial to Evaluate the Effect of Atrial Fibrillation Screening on He Read more at Aninews.in

Taiwans Pygmy Seahorses Have a Robust Social Media Presence[To top]

2019-11-14 21:52:00 UTC

Taiwans Pygmy Seahorses Have a Robust Social Media PresenceJoseph Heard had journeyed to Orchid Island to find a seahorse the size of a paperclip. Typhoon season had just passed in 2019, and a diver had reported spotting a single female pygmy seahorseDenises pygmy seahorse, Hippocampus denise, specificallycoiled a Read more at Atlasobscura.com

Taller people have increased risk for developing atrial fibrillation[To top]

2019-11-13 05:00:00 UTC

Taller people have increased risk for developing atrial fibrillationTaller people have an increased risk of developing atrial fibrillation (AFib), an irregular and often rapid heartbeat that can lead to stroke, heart failure and other complications, according to a new Penn Medicine study. The research, which reveals a strong Read more at Eurekalert.org

Galnt11 regulates kidney function by glycosylating the endocytosis receptor megalin to modulate ligand binding [Genetics][To top]

2019-11-18 20:03:41 UTC

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) remains a major health concern worldwide, affecting 10% of the population. Previous genome-wide association studies have identified many genes associated with CKD, but conclusive demonstrations of their roles in kidney function r Read more at Pnas.org

What makes children smart: genes or environment?[To top]

2019-11-19 00:00:00 UTC

What makes children smart: genes or environment?A UCD professor sparked controversy when he claimed top students from affluent backgrounds do better due to genetics. We asked experts for their views Read more at The Irish Times

If Youve Given Your DNA To A DNA Database, U.S. Police May Now Have Access To It[To top]

2019-11-13 02:00:14 UTC

If Youve Given Your DNA To A DNA Database, U.S. Police May Now Have Access To ItIn the past week, news has spread of a Florida judges decision to grant a warrant allowing police to search one of the worlds largest online DNA databases, for leads in a criminal case. More Read more at Gizmodo.com.au

Alzheimer's Association funds expansion of aging study in longest running birth cohort[To top]

2019-11-14 05:00:00 UTC

Alzheimer( Alzheimer's Association ) The Alzheimer's Association and University College London (UCL) are partnering to study brain aging and dementia in 500 individuals whose health and health-related behaviors have been documented since birth. A $7 million grant from Read more at Eurekalert.org

World Diabetes Day: Dos and Donts from an expert to manage diabetes - India Today[To top]

2019-11-14 06:28:00 UTC

World Diabetes Day: Dos and Donts from an expert to manage diabetes - India TodayWorld Diabetes Day: Dos and Donts from an expert to manage diabetes India Today World Diabetes Day: India's growing crisis Hyderus Cyf World Diabetes Day 2019: 5 superfoods to add in your diet to keep type 2 diabetes under control PINKVILLA The compelling re Read more at Indiatoday.in

Multi-ancestry sleep-by-SNP interaction analysis in 126,926 individuals reveals lipid loci stratified by sleep duration[To top]

2019-11-12 00:00:00 UTC

Multi-ancestry sleep-by-SNP interaction analysis in 126,926 individuals reveals lipid loci stratified by sleep durationSleep duration is associated with an adverse lipid profile. Here, the authors perform genome-wide gene-by-sleep interaction analysis and find 49 previously unreported lipid loci when considering short or long total sleep time. Read more at Nature.com


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