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Sunday, February 12, 2012

Gene variant linked to endometriosis

YALE (US) — Researchers may have identified a genetic basis of endometriosis, a condition that causes millions of women chronic pelvic pain and infertility.

The Yale University researchers’ discovery of a new gene mutation provides hope for new screening methods.

Published in the journal EMBO Molecular Medicine, the study explored an inherited mutation located in part of the KRAS gene, which leads to abnormal endometrial growth and endometrial risk.

Click here to read entire article: http://www.futurity.org/health-medicine/gene-variant-linked-to-endometriosis/

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