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DNA

All in the genes

Now in its second year, the All of Us study marches onward to 1 million people—and genetics research is lighting the way.

To reach old age, go new age

Meditation and other mainstays of holistic living lower stress, which can ward off disease and improve the likelihood of a long and healthy life.

Can DNA predict your heart health?

Indeed it could. Genetics may one day reign supreme when it comes to proactively identifying an individual's risks.

The origin of polycystic ovary syndrome?

Study: A gene involved in male hormone production may affect development of the condition.

The science of shape

Researchers are quickly demystifying the genetic characteristics that factor into body shape and weight-related disease development.

BMI, meet DNA

New research buttresses the understanding that genetics plays an outsized role in determining a person's success with weight loss.

Genes, not diet, may be key to gout flare-ups

Study: Our hyperuricemia future may be written in the stars.

Love your hair color?

You have over 100 genes to thank. And they reveal a lot about your health.

‘All of Us’ looks to you

An ambitious research program wants to move beyond 'one-size-fits-all' health care.

Empathy may reside in your DNA

Genetic variants may account for about 10 percent of individual differences in compassion-oriented traits.

Study: Nicotine in e-cigarettes might cause cancers

Findings could spur public policies to require lower nicotine levels in tobacco cigarettes and increase regulation of e-cigarettes.

Change your baby’s DNA

All it takes is a hug and a cuddle to set your little one on the right path.

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