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In Iceland’s DNA, New Clues to Disease-Causing Genes

Scientists in Iceland have produced an unprecedented snapshot of a nation's genetic makeup, discovering a host of previously unknown gene mutations that may play roles in ailments as diverse as Alzheimer's disease, heart disease and gallstones. "This is amazing work, there's no question about it," said Daniel G.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

Probably very little useful application for this new knowledge as it tells us nothing of the epigenetic marks on the DNA, which is most likely the immediate step between diet-gene interactions that ultimately leads to chronic disease.

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