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More Clues to Schizophrenia




"A U.S. team has spotted nine genetic markers that can increase a person's risk for schizophrenia.

They've also found evidence that the condition can be inherited in what geneticists call a "recessive" manner -- inherited from both parents.

"If a person inherits identical copies of these markers from each parent, his or her risk for schizophrenia increases substantially," lead author Todd Lencz, director of research at the Zucker Hillside Hospital campus of the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research in Glen Oaks, N.Y., explained in a prepared statement."

link: http://news.yahoo.com/s/hsn/20071206/hl_hsn/genesyieldmorecluestoschizophrenia;_ylt=AtKFMNnalyEu52eH2btNnuDVJRIF



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