Neanderthal DNA Linked To Cancer And Autoimmune Diseases In Modern Humans

For instance, previous research has indicated that certain Neanderthal genes influence the susceptibility of Europeans to conditions like cystic fibrosis and schizophrenia. However, the impact of these ancient genes on geographically diverse human populations has remained largely unstudied.

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Via your DNA portal

number of Neanderthal Alleles: 2

Abdominal hernia
Abnormal movement ( ?Stepdaughter says I walk like I’m drunk.poor coordination)
Acquired toe deformities
Acute pharyngitis
Cholelithiasis and cholecystitis
Dermatophytosis of nail
Fracture of humerus
Fracture of vertebral column without mention of spinal cord injury
Hypercoagulable state
Hypertensive chronic kidney disease
Hypertensive heart and/or renal disease
Open-angle glaucoma
Osteoarthrosis, localized, primary
Other disorders of lipoid metabolism
Partial epilepsy
Personality disorders
Primary open angle glaucoma
Pulmonary insufficiency or respiratory failure following trauma and surgery
Rash and other nonspecific skin eruption
Repair of hernia
Secondary malignant neoplasm of digestive systems
Simple and unspecified goiter
Strabismus and other disorders of binocular eye movements(Yes)
Tobacco use disorder
Varicose veins of lower extremity, symptomtic

If you possess a Neanderthal variant for an associated condition, this does not mean you will necessarily develop the disease. This is not a diagnostic test. If you have any concerns please consult with a health care provider.

Via 23andMe

You have 1 variant associated with having a worse sense of direction. (Yes)

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