Love chocolate? Potato chips? Your genes might be to blame

Study findings may someday lead to more individualized diet advice, researcher says.

May 4, 2017 0

Dive into your gene pool

Worried about cancer? A $249 genetic test could ease your mind.

April 23, 2017 4

Most cancers caused by random DNA copying errors

While habits and environment can be key to the disease, chance plays a huge role as well.

March 28, 2017 1
PATIENT STORY

‘I am a mystery’

With courage and smiles, Addison Post battles an extraordinarily rare condition.

March 20, 2017 8
PATIENT STORY

‘You are my sunshine, my only sunshine’

Born with an ultra-rare condition that caused her brain to outgrow her skull, little Kenzie Bennett is 'still smiling at life.'

November 7, 2016 0

Scientists aim for ‘Human Cell Atlas’

The undertaking would chart the types and properties of all human cells, building the ultimate reference map of the human body.

October 28, 2016 0

Researchers identify more vitiligo genes

Findings suggest promising areas for future study of this condition, which causes patches of white skin and hair.

October 22, 2016 0

DNA linked to depression

Finding these genes may point researchers toward novel treatment strategies.

August 10, 2016 0

Gut bacteria may hold clues to chronic fatigue syndrome

Intestinal colonies differ in those with this condition, bolstering the notion that the disorder isn't a psychological problem.

July 23, 2016 0

Could vegetarian diets alter DNA, raise disease risk?

An expert explains the population genetics behind an intriguing study.

April 12, 2016 0

Does your height hinder heart health?

Maybe so. Study reveals that shorter men have higher risk for heart disease, but four risk factors within our control tend to trump height.

April 7, 2016 0

New clues to how gene affects women’s body shape

Study found variants determine where body fat is stored, regulation of fat cells.

October 15, 2015 0