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Insight gained on aging disease in eldery

A genome-wide association study (GWAS) has provided new insight into hippocampal sclerosis of aging (HS-A), a common disease affecting the elderly. GWAS studies are a relatively new way to explore the linkage between any disease and the genetic factors that may contribute to them. Using the DNA of similar people with the target disease and without, millions of genetic variants are read and analyzed in an attempt to mark a region of the human genome that influences the risk of the target disease.
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