By Bhavya Khullar New Delhi: Alteration in sequence of some genes is human DNA is linked with diseases in humans. Screening people for the presence of such genetic changes helps doctors to ascertain risk and devise personalised treatment. It also helps in counseling parents about the risk of having the disease in their children. Scientists at the Human Genetics Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, and Department of Dermatology, SSKM Hospital, Kolkata have identified a genetic mutation associated with psoriasis in Indian patients.
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