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Genetic predisposition to liking speed cuts risk of schizophrenia, ADHD

Genetic variants associated with enjoying the effects of d-amphetamine—the active ingredient in Adderall—are also associated with a reduced risk for developing schizophrenia and attention...

Obesity and ‘carb breakdown’ gene linked

Researchers at King’s College London and Imperial College London have discovered that people with fewer copies of a gene coding for a carb-digesting enzyme...
Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Researchers Find Genetic Clue to Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Is irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) caused by genetics, diet, past trauma, anxiety? All are thought to play a role, but now, for the first time, researchers...

Researchers discover underlying genetics, marker for stroke, cardiovascular disease

Scientists studying the genomes of nearly 5,000 people have pinpointed a genetic variant tied to an increased risk for stroke, and have also uncovered...

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