NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital, the Broad Institute, and Harvard Medical School have identified genome-wide polygenic scores (GPS) for finding individuals at enhanced risk for one of five common diseases ranging from cardiovascular conditions to breast cancer.

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