Experts say a landmark study has found certain gene mutations can be targeted with newer drug therapies.
While issues like high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes are more likely to affect people with obesity, those with normal weight aren't free of risk.
Study: Body fat around the arteries secretes a protein that becomes toxic to blood vessels.
As the years pass, it becomes more difficult for your body to remove fat from cells.
Now in its second year, the All of Us study marches onward to 1 million people—and genetics research is lighting the way.
Meditation and other mainstays of holistic living lower stress, which can ward off disease and improve the likelihood of a long and healthy life.
A fat-storing protein that helped our ancestors avoid starvation may today play an outsized role in excess fat storage—in times of plenty.
Indeed it could. Genetics may one day reign supreme when it comes to proactively identifying an individual's risks.
Researchers are beginning to pin down the underlying genetics of a hereditary heart disease that causes high levels of LDL.
Study: A gene involved in male hormone production may affect development of the condition.
Not all strokes happen quickly. But quick action still makes all the difference.
Researchers identify dozens of new gene regions linked to insomnia, paving the way for possible therapeutic targets.
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