This could mean that clinical boundaries between psychiatric disorders might not reflect their underlying biology, Brainstorm Consortium researchers said.
An association study involving more than 100,000 individuals led to overlapping and distinct variants involved in bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and subtypes of each.
Researchers searched exome sequences of more than 100,000 individuals for associations to more than a dozen quantitative human traits and 10 diseases.
In Nature this week: informatics approach for recovering microbial genomes from metagenomes, and more.
The genetic risk of schizophrenia is influenced by early-life complications and the placenta differentially expresses these complication-linked genes, a new study says.
The company hopes to replicate its early data in future studies, making a case that better early diagnosis can improve outcomes for patients with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
Researchers described diet-related patterns of gut microbial diversity, microbiome ties to psychiatric disease, and more.
With genome-wide association study data, researchers saw enrichment for schizophrenia-linked SNPs in human-specific differentially methylated regions.
The Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health-led team of researchers combined genome-wide association data and gene expression data on thousands of individuals.
The researchers conducted a genome-wide association study and other analyses using about 47,000 research participants from 23andMe.
US Attorney General Jeff Sessions is considering using DNA tests to determine relatedness between adult and child migrants, the Daily Caller reports.
Bloomberg reports that Brainstorm Cell Therapeutics plans to offer a treatment it is developing under the "right to try" law for hundreds of thousands of dollars.
In Nature this week: expansion of disease-resistance genes among long-lived oak trees, and more.
In a proof-of-concept study, researchers report being able to determine age from dried bloodstains, Discover's D-brief blog reports.