November 10, 2022 – Drug addiction is a huge social problem of our todays societies. The problem does not only exist in the USA, but in other countries worldwide as well, with enormous numbers of victims due to alcoholism, smoking, …

Do genes affect our risk for addiction? Read more »

August 21, 2022 – Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a common, incurable autoimmune disease that affects millions of individuals worldwide, with a particularly high prevalence among women. A genetic variant, called HLA-DRB1*03:01, is the greatest risk factor for the condition, …

Serious lupus: Strong genetic risk factor on its path Read more »

August 18, 2022 – The question why certain patients suffer from very severe, even fatal conditions after infections with SARS-CoV-2 has occupied patients, the general population, medical professionals, and the media all alike for some time now. As a basic researcher …

Do genomic regions influence the severity of Covid-19 disease? Read more »

29 July 2022 – This is a mind-boggling article out of the MedicalXpress news portal, which I present here almost original and unedided. So, all the credentials go to the authors at MedicalXpress. Here the article: The Rady Children’s Institute for …

Is there rapid management of 500 (rare) genetic diseases? Read more »

13 June 2022 – Sometimes, patients genetics can be bewildering and/or unjust. Common belief with patients and the general public would be that genetic variants would be responsible for causing all kinds of adverse drug reactions (ADR’s) and be at the …

Rare APOE genetic variants reduce Alzheimer’s risk Read more »

09 June 2022 – The individium in general and the patient in the context discussed here, are the phenotype experts on their forms of proper disease they are suffering from. It is not their treating physician, it is not a …

Just a reminder: Thasso and the apomediary patient Read more »

March 10, 2022 – In a new report distributed in “Circulation: Genomic and Precision”, scientists showed that as while numerous African Americans, particularly those with a high African Family extent, have a good lipid profile, they are at a higher …

Genetic variations and social health determinants may lead to higher risk for diabetes in individuals with high African heritage Read more »

February 02, 2022 – The search to better understand the tremendous range of responses to infection with the SARS-CoV-2 virus, from symptom free to critically or even fatally ill has uncovered in some of the sickest patients a handful of rare …

Genetic variants in extremely ill COVID patients explain how fatally sick people may get Read more »

January 30, 2022 – This was retrospectively seen information just in time for the holiday season. A new study in Scientific Reports on December 13 2021 comforts people who like to eat lots of black chocolate and to drink their coffee black …

What do genes tell about black coffee and chocolate? Read more »

July 14, 2021 – Why does a SARS-CoV-2 infection make some people so sick with Covid-19 disease? And why do some infected people barely fall ill if at all? The answer may be that you have to talk to their …

Genetic susceptibility and severity loci for Covid-19 disease Read more »