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.
A new study finds that a placental protein linked with preeclampsia can be targeted by RNA silencing, according to the New Scientist.
A settlement is expected in a Duke University lawsuit hinging on using falsified data to win grants, Retraction Watch and Science report.
In PNAS this week: approach for analyzing the expression of endogenous retroviruses, circular RNAs that influence host-virus interactions, and more.
A phylogenetic analysis finds that the rare hemimastigotes form their own supra-kingdom, CBC reports.