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A Mutation Discovered in Iceland that Increases Risks of Osteoporosis and Certain Cancers
Date:5/5/2013

increase the risk of squamous cell carcinoma of the skin and biliary tract cancer as well as to cause blood electrolyte imbalance and late onset of menarche.

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