This Week in Nature

In Nature Genetics this week, a group led by researchers from the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health presents data revealing a shared genetic architecture for asthma and allergic diseases. The researchers performed a genome-wide cross-trait analysis of SNP data for asthma and allergic diseases in 33,593 cases and 76,768 controls of European ancestry from the UK Biobank, and find a strong genome-wide genetic correlation between the conditions.

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