As a rule, residents of the North because of their lifestyle and heredity have a higher risk of developing cardiovascular diseases. So, they often develop a protrusion of the wall (aneurysm) of cerebral vessels, writes Naked Science.
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Canadian researchers have studied the genome of the Inuit and found a few features that are characteristic only for this nation. In particular, residents of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago have a very good fat metabolism and adhesion (cohesion) between cells.
Inuit are genetically different from other people.
This may be due to the fact that they have adapted to a fatty diet and extreme cold.
It is noted that non-European populations, especially isolated peoples in remote areas of the world, are rarely represented in genetic studies.
Understanding the genome of isolated nations with a unique genetic background, such as the Inuit, will allow scientists to develop appropriate treatment methods for them.
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