Along with a polygenic risk score enhanced in migraine sufferers, new research reveals a high-frequency variant implicated in cold adaptation and migraine in Europeans.
Researchers found variants associated with coronary artery disease and migraine risk at three loci in a genome-wide association study, with opposing directional effects at two index SNPs.
The analysis also indicates that vascular and smooth muscle tissues contribute to migraine pathophysiology.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In Nature Genetics, members of the International Headache Genetics Consortium reported on a dozen apparent risk loci for migraine headaches, including five not descr
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Members of the International Headache Genetics Consortium have identified new genetic loci associated with the risk of migraine without aura, the most common form of migraine headache.
In a commentary at eLife, Brandeis University's Eve Marder calls on researchers to value and pursue truth.
Researchers have developed a way to quickly edit white blood cells, according to the New York Times.
In Science this week: rice gene enables plants to grow quickly in times of flooding, and more.
Education-linked genetic variants could also predict a small portion of a person's social mobility, Newsweek reports.