• Genetic risk factor for CTE detected

    16 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    Researchers have identified a genetic variation that may influence chronic traumatic encephalopathy disease severity. TMEM106B is one of the first genes to be implicated in CTE. It may partially explain why some athletes present with severe CTE symptoms while others are less affected despite similar levels of head trauma.
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  • Genetic factors tied to obesity may protect against diabetes

    16 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    Some genetic variations associated with obesity actually protect against Type 2 diabetes, heart attack and stroke, new findings suggest.
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