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How gene banks can contribute to a healthier future

Chronic or non-communicable diseases are the leading causes of mortality around the globe. Take a look at these staggering figures from the World Health Organization: Of the 56 million deaths in 2015, 40 million or 70 percent were caused by heart disease, stroke, cancer, chronic respiratory diseases and diabetes. Most of those illnesses can be prevented. … More How gene banks can contribute to a healthier future

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GFAR
Post date: 22/12/2017

Original link: https://blog.gfar.net/2017/12/22/how-gene-banks-can-contribute-to-a-healthier-future/
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