Alzheimer's Disease Analysis Leads to Modifiable Causal Factors
Researchers used Mendelian randomization to find causal factors behind Alzheimer's disease, highlighting systolic blood pressure and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol.
Genetic Variants in HMGCR Gene Linked to Cataract Risk in Study of UK Biobank
The protein encoded by the gene is targeted by statins used to reduce low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels.
Analysis Estimates Psychiatric Disorder Risk from Specific Copy Number Variants in Danish Cohort
The population-based analysis found that deletions and duplications in six genomic loci generally increased risk for autism spectrum disorder and ADHD.
Woolly Mammoths Died Out After Climate Shift Eliminated Food Source, Environmental DNA Study Finds
A metagenomic analysis of environmental DNA from Arctic sediment samples reflects how the presence of plants and animals, including woolly mammoths, shifted over time.
Drug Resistance in Cystic Fibrosis Lung Infections Associated With Pseudomonas Bacteriophages
Filamentous prophages turned up in a significant proportion of cystic fibrosis Pseudomonas aeruginosa lung infections, particular in older patients and drug-resistant cases.