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Genes causing pediatric glaucoma proven to contribute to future stroke.


Every year in Canada about 50,000 people suffer from a stroke, caused either by the interruption of blood flow or uncontrolled bleeding in the brain. While many environmental risk factors exist, including high blood pressure and smoking, stroke risk is also frequently inherited. Unfortunately, remarkably little is known regarding stroke’s genetic basis. An opensource study from the University of Alberta,

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