Epigenetic markers could point to type 1 diabetes risk; Gene discovery indicates osteoporosis risk;

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> Scientists discover that epigenetic clues could become important markers for type 1 diabetes risk and point to new non-genetic underpinnings of the metabolic disorder. Article

> A new gene discovery could provide a marker determining a patient's risk for osteoporosis. Release