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    The 'omnigenic' Theory Confirmed Again, Genomic Medicine Likely Useless

    About a year ago I posted a study showing that every gene apparently affects every other gene. Together, the fully (as opposed to sparsely) connected network of genes affects not only every disease risk but also every trait of the organism including height, eye color, skin color, etc. Every...
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    Every Gene Affects Every Trait, So Personalized/genomic Medicine Is Doomed

    As one of the article says, there has been a boom in the so-called genome-wide association studies over the last decade. However, these studies have resulted in no reliable leads for genetic causes of disease. A new study at Stanford suggests that the reason this is so is that in fact ALL genes...
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