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Solving the Mystery Surrounding the Death of Marie Antoinette’s Young Son

The French Revolution marked the end of the monarchy when King Louis XVI and Queen Marie Antoinette were found guilty of high treason and executed. But the fate of their two surviving children, Louis-Charles...

Taking Aspirin to Lower Cancer Risk – When Your Genes Might Defy You

When Felix Hoffman, a German chemist working for Bayer, wanted to develop his new drug aspirin in 1897, he was promptly ignored. He was told his drug had an “enfeebling” effect on the heart,...

The APOE e4 Allele Increases Your Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

Going, going, gone! There goes your memory and that’s only the beginning. Next you lose the ability to think and reason, then forget how to cook, read or dance. Finally you don’t remember how...

Taking Control of Your Cholesterol – APOE and Cardiovascular Disease

At your annual exam two months ago, your cholesterol levels were through the roof. Your doctor was worried that you may be at high risk for a heart attack. You try a low-fat diet...

Hemochromatosis – 1 in 9 Individuals of European Ancestry Carry a Mutation in the...

The Celtic curse is explained by genetic changes in one gene that controls iron absorption. Long ago, Irish Celts worried about "fairies" replacing their children with changelings or fairy children who suffered from unexplained...

Do You Have the “Warrior Gene”?

Business – It’s in your genes. Are you really business savvy because of your genes? Do your genes control your business choices? According to scientists at the California Institute of Technology the answer might...

Are You at Increased Risk of Thrombophilia?

You are cutting vegetables, one accidental slip and your finger is bleeding. You are on your bike and you swerve to avoid a squirrel. The next minute you are on the ground and your...

The “Viking Hypothesis” – Genetic Ties to Hereditary Hemochromatosis

Hereditary hemochromatosis is a deadly but treatable disease, found predominantly in individuals of European descent. The gene mutation most commonly associated with hemochromatosis is the C282Y mutation in the HFE gene. Almost 85 to...

Genetic Changes That Affect Serotonin Levels can Explain Unhappiness

Grumpy, Happy, Sleepy and Bashful - four of Disney’s dwarfs are named after feelings ruled by one chemical in the brain, serotonin. It may not make you Dopey or Sneezy, but abnormal serotonin levels...

Are you Genetically Prone to Narcolepsy?

Remember that Friends episode, when Chandler fell asleep at a meeting and ended up with a job in Tulsa? How about the time the bus driver had to wake you up at the end...

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