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Although sparked by trauma, PTSD has a genetic component as well, which can influence what therapy is most successful and provide other insights.

Although sparked by trauma, PTSD has a genetic component as well, which can influence what therapy is most successful and provide other insights.

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New Stanford research found that knowing your genetic make-up can affect how your body responds and potentially affect your risk for certain conditions.

New Stanford research found that knowing your genetic make-up can affect how your body responds and potentially affect your risk for certain conditions.

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Proteins that guide transcription factors from the nuclear membrane to the DNA cause drug-resistant skin cancers and are new targets for drug development.

Proteins that guide transcription factors from the nuclear membrane to the DNA cause drug-resistant skin cancers and are new targets for drug development.

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Genetic mutations affecting a single gene called LRRK2 play an outsized role in Parkinson's disease, but nobody's been able to say what the connection is between the genetic defect and the brain-cell die-off that characterizes the condition. Here's a clue.

Genetic mutations affecting a single gene called LRRK2 play an outsized role in Parkinson's disease, but nobody's been able to say what the connection is between the genetic defect and the brain-cell die-off that characterizes the condition. Here's a clue.

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Geneticist Michael Snyder has tracked the expression of his genes for three years, focusing on changes in response to chronic or acute disease.

Geneticist Michael Snyder has tracked the expression of his genes for three years, focusing on changes in response to chronic or acute disease.

Stanford scientists identified two key genes responsible for the rapid bone growth of deer antlers, a finding that may one day help treat bone disease.

Stanford scientists identified two key genes responsible for the rapid bone growth of deer antlers, a finding that may one day help treat bone disease.

In a new study, a team of researchers has examined the relationship between protein binding to DNA and the development of cancer.

In a new study, a team of researchers has examined the relationship between protein binding to DNA and the development of cancer.

A new variation of gene-editing technology CRISPR allows scientists to reorganize DNA in a cell's nucleus in three dimensions, altering cell function.

A new variation of gene-editing technology CRISPR allows scientists to reorganize DNA in a cell's nucleus in three dimensions, altering cell function.

Stanford scientists have found that viral infections shaped human genome evolution after interbreeding with Neanderthals 50,000 years ago.

Stanford scientists have found that viral infections shaped human genome evolution after interbreeding with Neanderthals 50,000 years ago.

The taller you are the more likely you are to get varicose veins, according to Stanford study that researched the genetics of half a million people.

The taller you are the more likely you are to get varicose veins, according to Stanford study that researched the genetics of half a million people.

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