A GWAS for male-pattern baldness found two stretches of the genome linked with the condition, reports the BBC. One in seven men has both genetic variants, according to the study published recently in Nature Genetics. One region is the androgen receptor gene and another is on chromosome 20.
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Lawmakers have asked four direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies to explain their privacy policies and security measures, according to Stat News.
The Trump Administration has proposed a plan to reorganize the federal government, the Washington Post reports.
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