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Making Precision Medicine Practical
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Researchers have discovered a genetic association to food allergies, hoping to develop enhanced diagnostic and treatment options:
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Genetic studies of our genes that influence longevity show these factors are key to a longer life:
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Could genetics play a part in your everyday happiness?

“Researchers actually have pursued this question very systematically and that research suggests that there is clearly a genetic component to happiness,”

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New research shows that DNA inheritance from Neanderthals has contributed to characteristics in modern day humans including hair color, mood and sleep patterns.

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Sports medicine is one of many fields that is being impacted by genetic knowledge.

"There are many areas in which we could use genetics for elite athletes to advance their performance," In addition to performance, genetics will play a critical role in athlete safety.

-Michael Swartzon, MD, of Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute at Baptist Health South Florida

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The Food and Drug Administration has selected a handful of technology companies including Apple and FitBit to participate in its Health Technology Program pilot. The goal is to expedite innovation in the digital health care space.
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The first human genome was found two years ago in Africa. Now an international team of scientists has discovered bone fragments they believe are much older. The bone fragments are believed to be over 8,000 years old and could lead to even more ancient DNA discoveries.
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Researchers in Iceland found that children inherit more genetic mutations from their fathers compared to their mothers. Genetic mutations can effect things like our eye and hair color, but also our risk of genetic disease.

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Researchers have uncovered new DNA evidence that proves the existence of female Viking warriors.

New technologies are enabling us to explore our history and ancestry without the need of bones and fossils.
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Our understanding of DNA comes from many sources, and now some scientists speculate molecules that form DNA may have come to earth as part of meteor showers.
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