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Environmental and heritable factors in the causation of cancer--analyses of cohorts of twins from Sweden, Denmark, and Finland.
BACKGROUND The contribution of hereditary factors to the causation of sporadic cancer is unclear. Studies of twins make it possible to estimate the overall contribution of inherited genes to theExpand
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Genome-wide association study identifies 74 loci associated with educational attainment
Educational attainment is strongly influenced by social and other environmental factors, but genetic factors are estimated to account for at least 20% of the variation across individuals. Here weExpand
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GWAS of 126,559 Individuals Identifies Genetic Variants Associated with Educational Attainment
Genetic College Many genomic elements in humans are associated with behavior, including educational attainment. In a genome-wide association study including more than 100,000 samples, Rietveld et al.Expand
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The Swedish Twin Registry: a unique resource for clinical, epidemiological and genetic studies
Abstract.  Lichtenstein P, de Faire U, Floderus B, Svartengren M, Svedberg P, Pedersen NL (Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Hospital; Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet,Expand
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The Swedish Twin Registry in the third millennium: an update.
The Swedish Twin Registry was first established in the late 1950s. Today it includes more than 170,000 twins--in principle, all twins born in Sweden since 1886. In this article we describe someExpand
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The familial risk of autism.
IMPORTANCE Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) aggregates in families, but the individual risk and to what extent this is caused by genetic factors or shared or nonshared environmental factors remainsExpand
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The genetics of autism spectrum disorders and related neuropsychiatric disorders in childhood.
OBJECTIVE Autism spectrum disorders are considered to be among the most heritable mental disorders, a notion based on surprisingly sparse data from small clinical studies. Population-based studies ofExpand
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Premature mortality in autism spectrum disorder.
BACKGROUND Mortality has been suggested to be increased in autism spectrum disorder (ASD). AIMS To examine both all-cause and cause-specific mortality in ASD, as well as investigate moderating roleExpand
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A genetic factor explains most of the variation in the psychopathic personality.
The psychopathic personality can be conceptualized as three interrelated dimensions, (a) an interpersonal style of glibness, grandiosity, and manipulation; (b) an affective disposition ofExpand
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Lifestyle and endometrial cancer risk: a cohort study from the Swedish twin registry
Case‐control studies of lifestyle factors have been inconclusive in the study of endometrial cancer, and prospective data are scarce. Our aim was to examine the associations of physical activity,Expand
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