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In a study conducted by Yale University and the Texas Biomedical Research Institute genetics center and published in the October 2011 issue of Biological Psychiatry, researchers found a genetic risk factor for clinical depression that could help to determine which people are most at risk of developing the psychiatric disease. The study utilized the Texas … Read more

A study conducted in the Bahamas by the University of Miami School of Medicine over a period of many years has pinpointed a genetic mutation that makes a patient 70 to 80 percent more likely to develop breast cancer in their lifetime. Women with the gene mutation were also found to have a 30 to … Read more