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Sunday, November 21, 2010

Anorexia Study finds genetic link #science #genetic #anorexia #examiner

Interesting link between Anorexia and disorders like autism. Science gets better and better!

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Anorexia study: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia finds genetic link

Scientists at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia have identified both common and rare gene variants associated with the eating disorder anorexia nervosa.

In the largest genetic study of this psychiatric disorder, the researchers found intriguing clues to genes they are subjecting to further investigation, including genes active in neuronal signaling and in shaping interconnections among brain cells.



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