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Germans must research the history of reproductive medicine during the Nazi era

Berlin, Germany: Researching the history of reproductive medicine during the Nazi era is still taboo, a leading German professor will tell the 20th annual conference of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology today (Monday 28 June). ...... However, it is vital that such research is conducted, because if Germans do not understand what motivated the behaviour of doctors in the pas...

Stanford research points to chance as cause of genetic diseases in Ashkenazi Jews

STANFORD, Calif. - A population of Jewish people known as the Ashkenazi Jews have an unusually high risk of several genetic diseases, and up until now, no one has understood why. Was it random chance that made mutations so common or did evolution play a role in keeping mutations around?... ...The answer to this question, said researchers at Stanford University Medical Center, appears to be chance...

Genetic mutation, most common in Ashkenazi Jews, more than doubles cancer risk

......The relationship between mutations in a gene called BLM and increased susceptibility to colorectal cancer was discovered independently by two teams of scientists who analyzed DNA from nearly 3,100 people of Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry living in northern Israel and New York City. The mutatio...

Psychiatric Genetics From Nazi Germany: What To Do With The Data?

In a guest editorial in the March issue of Molecular Psychiatry, Dr. Miron...Baron, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, discusses the fact...that in the 30's and 40's Adolf Hitler and the Nazi party generously funded...psychiatric research in Germany aimed at identifying a genetic basis for mental...illness. Such work was followed by the Law for the Prevention of Genetically...D...
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