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Common genetic variation safeguards children from asthma, study finds

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Too much residential traffic removes the protective effect a specific gene has on lowering asthma risk, according to a new USC study.

Children could have zero, one or two copies of a common gene variant.

“Environmental exposures

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Keck School researchers discover gene that protects women from heart disease

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USC researchers have identified a gene variant that decreases the risk of heart disease — but only among women.

Hooman Allayee, PhD, senior author of the study and associate professor of preventive medicine at the Keck

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Robotic and Laparoscopic Urology: A new program from USC Urology Apprentice

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“Before coming to USC, I had achieved many of my personal goals, but I still felt young and energetic with many things still to be accomplished. I chose USC because its energy and vision fits my personality and goals.”

Larissa V. Rodriguez, M.D.
Professor of Urology and Vice Chair of Academics, USC Institute of Urology