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Cousin marriages in the UK: what are the genetic risks?
22 June 2008 - by Dr Alison Shaw
Marriage between relatives such as first cousins increases the risk in children not of general birth defects and genetic problems of all kinds but of what geneticists call 'recessive' conditions: those caused by inheriting two copies of a gene each of which carries a mutation. It seems we may each... [Read More]