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genetics

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.

Science probes mutant cholesterol gene

Researchers are beginning to pin down the underlying genetics of a hereditary heart disease that causes high levels of LDL.

The origin of polycystic ovary syndrome?

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

Patient Story

Visions of better tomorrows

Not all strokes happen quickly. But quick action still makes all the difference.

Night owl? Check the family tree

Researchers identify dozens of new gene regions linked to insomnia, paving the way for possible therapeutic targets.

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.

Like coffee?

You may be genetically wired that way.

Think genes dictate your life span? Think again

Factors important to longevity tend to be similar between mates.

Cold especially bad? Your nose might be to blame

Could the composition of nasal bacteria and the severity of people's symptoms boil down to genetics?

Do you know your ‘body time’?

Easy and accurate assessment of a patient's internal clock could potentially help doctors treat more than just sleep disorders.

What you need to know about autism

The sooner this disorder is identified, the sooner a child is helped.

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