NYT article: What’s Behind Many Mystery Ailments? Genetic Mutations, Study Finds

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  1. TrixieStix

    TrixieStix Senior Member (Voting Rights)


    "With a database of electronic health records and DNA samples, a team of scientists has found that 3.7 percent of patients in a hospital system carried a genetic variant linked to a disease. It’s possible that as many as 4.5 percent of cases of apparently nongenetic diseases, from infertility to kidney failure, are the result of such mutations....."

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