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DNA and Alcoholism - is it real?
December 12, 2013
7:33 am
Jane is here
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Hi everybody.

I have an alcoholic in my family. My father is the alcoholic. I'm worrying about that it can be in next generation. I have a brother... I don't know (maybe I'm paranoid), but sometime I see him acting like our father... no limits.. I mean if he on the party he gets drunk as hell.

I don't drink alcohol at all, but what is the % that my baby can be an alcoholic?

December 13, 2013
4:28 am
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I don't have the scientific answer but there is always a chance.  I do believe a lot has to do with enviornment so try to teach him/her to figure out better ways to overcome troubles should they have them.

One Day

October 26, 2014
10:51 pm
Dr. Basim Elhabashy
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Scientists are able to figure out how much each of these factors contributes to a trait by studying twins. Remember, there are two different kinds of twins -- fraternal and identical.Identical twins have exactly the same genes. Fraternal twins share only as many genes as do any brother or sister.

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