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Lack of Diversity in Gene Samples May Cause False HCM Diagnosis

A recent study published in The New England Journal of Medicine concluded that individuals of African descent found to carry genes previously identified with HCM did not, in fact, have the disease.   136 more words


Personalised nutrition is better than a “one size fits all” approach in improving diets

John C Mathers and Carlos Celis-Morales

Good dietary patterns are associated with improved health and well-being but many people find it difficult to change their eating habits. 818 more words


Making sense of Genotype-Phenotype Distinction, another version 6

The revised draft begins:

The predominant current-day meaning of genotype is some relevant part of the whole genome, the DNA passed to the organism by its parents.

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Who Should I Marry?

I am a 37-year-old man. I met Amaka during our church’s annual convention two years ago. This girl is incredibly beautiful; she is everything I want in a woman. 566 more words

The Myth of Race

Races, as natural divisions of the human species, are
rather like angles. Many people believe in them, devoutly.
They can even tell you what properties they have.
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Gov. Obiano Moves To Ban Couple With AS-AS Blood Genotype From Marrying In Anambra State

Governor Obiano’s latest move is to checkmate the rise in the number of new born babies who come up with sickle cell disease Anambra state governor, Dr Willie Obiano stated that his government will work hand in hand with churches across the state to ensure that intending couples have their blood genotype verified before they get married in order to prevent sickle cell disease. 223 more words


Making sense of genotype-phenotype distinctions, version 5

The predominant current-day meaning of genotype is the DNA passed to the organism by its parents. The phenotype is the physical and behavioral characteristics of the organism, for example, size and shape, metabolic activities, and patterns of movement. 358 more words