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Stanford University researchers published the first large-scale study that searched for defective proteins in MS lesions in the brain. In work published online, they found that tissue factor and protein C inhibitor could be inhibited to improve MS conditions and would therefore be good drug targets.

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The apple has traveled westward and eastward along the Silk Road, according to a new genetic analysis.

In Nature this week: GWAS data used to reposition drugs for psychiatric use, and more.

Genetic disease risk information doesn't always spur people to make healthy lifestyle changes, according to the Associated Press.

A University of California, San Diego-led team has used liquid biopsies to uncover possible treatments for patients with cancers of unknown primary.