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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) - A team from the UK, US, and elsewhere has identified a handful of new risk loci for polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), revealing genetic similarities across PCOS cases regardless of the criteria used to diagnose them.

"Only one locus differed significantly in its association by diagnostic criteria," co-corresponding authors Corrine Welt, a researcher affiliated with the University of Utah, and Cecilia Lindgren, a human genetics researcher at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, and their colleagues wrote.

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