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Global study identifies genetic risk factors linked to bipolar disorder

A global team of researchers have identified 30 areas of the human genome where variations in genetic code can increase the risk of developing bipolar disorder. The study, conducted by the Bipolar Disorder Workgroup of the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium, compared genetic variations in over 29,000 people with bipolar disorder, including more than 4,000 from the Bipolar… Read More »

Bodybuilding Supplements May Cause Liver Damage, Says Study

The supplement aisle is filled with powders and pills that promise to help you build muscle mass naturally. But a new study says those supposed gains may cost you a healthy liver. Study participants who took over-the-counter bodybuilding supplements experienced liver problems, such as jaundice, yellowing of the eyes or skin, and stomach pain. Nearly… Read More »

Apple’s Largest-Ever Health Study Could Be a Game-Changer

With great power, comes great responsibility. It’s a riff on Spiderman’s mission that applies both to Apple’s swing into healthcare with the Apple Watch 4 that has a feature to notify you of irregular heartbeats, and the power of the watch itself. Irregular heartbeats are potentially dangerous because they could lead to strokes, blood clots,… Read More »