Using data from the UK Biobank, researchers explored relative contributions that genetics and lifestyle make to cardiovascular disease and diabetes risk.
Using samples from obese women with hepatic steatosis, investigators uncovered ties between the condition, gut microbes, metabolites, and liver gene expression.
In analyses of multiple traits and diseases, investigators uncovered loss-of-function or truncating changes with apparent protective effects.
The team used genetic scoring to identify infants without a family history of the disease who had more than a 10 percent risk for developing islet antibodies.
In PLOS this week: tick salivary transcriptome, genetic risk scores for type 1 diabetes, and more.
Using data for thousands of Chinese individuals, researchers saw new and known variants associated with type 2 diabetes, fasting glucose levels, and other metabolic traits.
With the help of electronic health record data, researchers searched for common variants linked to hundreds of diseases or clinical lab measurements.
In Science this week: gut bacteria that influence effectiveness of a high-fiber diet in type 2 diabetes, and more.
Researchers found methylation mediators of obesity and other metabolic features by profiling individuals born after a famine called the Dutch Hunger Winter.
Family members with diabetes and others with insulinomatosis both harbor the same missense MAFA mutation.
A federal judge has ruled that drug companies, device manufacturers, and universities need to provide missing clinical data from hundreds of trials to a federal website, ScienceInsider reports.
NPR reports that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has fixed the problem with some of its SARS-CoV-2 testing kits.
A genetic analysis suggests red pandas might actually belong to two different species, New Scientist reports.
In Nature this week: epigenetic factors that prevent healthy aging and more.