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Genetic variant linked to TB susceptibility in Africans identified


August 9th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 9 (ANI): Using a technique known as a genome-wide association (GWA) study, scientists have identified a genetic variant which increases susceptibility to tuberculosis (TB) in African populations.This is the ... Read more...

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Faulty genes that raise meningitis risk identified


August 9th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 9 (ANI): A new study of has revealed that genetic differences make some people susceptible to developing meningococcal meningitis and septicaemia, and others naturally immune.The research, led by Imperial College ... Read more...

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Gene behind inflammatory bowel diseases in kids identified


September 3rd, 2008 - 8:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 3 (ANI): In a study of inflammatory bowel diseases in children like Crohn''s disease and ulcerative colitis, scientists have identified a gene, called tumor necrosis factor receptor superfamily member ... Read more...

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