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Scottish study will look at genetic and lifestyle causes of ill health in families

BMJ 2006; 332 doi: (Published 09 February 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:324
  1. Bryan Christie
  1. Edinburgh

    One of the United Kingdom's largest family health studies has begun in Scotland. It will explore the causes of common diseases by tracking 50 000 people over the next 20 years.

    The project, known as Generation Scotland, is a collaboration between the country's five medical schools, a number of biomedical research institutes, and the Scottish national health service. …

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