Together with gene expression results from affected tissue, the findings suggest that drugs such as JAK inhibitors may be effective for the treatment of FFA.
A genome-wide association study involving more than 12,300 carpal tunnel syndrome patients and controls from the UK Biobank led to 16 genetic loci.
Genome- and exome-wide association analysis on inflammatory bowel disease patients with or without thiopurine-induced myelosuppression revealed new and known risk genes.
Using data for more than a million individuals with or without insomnia, two independent research teams tracked down associated risk loci and explored their functional effects.
Researchers used a genome-wide association study to identify seven loci associated with ASD and other conditions, along with five loci linked to ASD alone.
Using UK Biobank and 23andMe data, researchers found 352 loci influencing sleep time preferences, including sites near brain- and retina-expressed genes.
The researchers found that low-frequency variants in TP53 had a large effect on head circumference and volume, suggesting a previously unknown role for the gene.
With ever more data in hand, providers are seeking to enhance their services, providing more detailed ancestry estimates while introducing new offerings around genetic traits and health.
A GWAS meta-analysis involving 10,074 PCOS cases revealed three new and 11 known risk loci, along with a relatively consistent genetic architecture among cases.
The government has also pledged €5 million from the European Regional Development Fund to support the integration of genetic data into routine medical care.
Researchers representing scientists and students of Chinese descent voice their concerns about recent US policies and rhetoric.
Wired reports that researchers have shown they could reprogram a DNA-based computer.
Researchers say increased diversity in genomic studies will benefit all, PBS NewsHour reports.
In Science this week: whole-genome sequencing of single sperm cells, and more.