NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A genome-wide association study published online today in Nature Communications suggests an extreme form of nausea and vomiting during pregnancy known as hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) may stem from alterations in pathways that mediate placenta formation and appetite, rather than genes involved in pregnancy-related hormone pathways.

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