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Dyslexia likely to be inherited, study shows

BMJ 2002; 324 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.324.7329.70/c (Published 12 January 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;324:70
  1. Zosia Kmietowicz
  1. London

    Researchers have found the strongest evidence yet that dyslexia is inherited, raising hopes that one day it may be possible to minimise the effects of the disorder.

    The work, carried out at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics Research in Oxford, made use of data from the freely available human genome project and included 208 families from the United Kingdom and …

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