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genetics

BRCA awareness surges

Celebrities and media have likely played a role in boosting awareness about genetic testing for abnormal breast cancer genes.

Patient Story

‘I’m not going to let this beat me’

Diagnosed with stage 4 cancer, Michelle Mucha finds hope in a clinical trial.

Manage your motion sickness

You may never love some pursuits, like flying, but you might learn to tolerate them with this advice.

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

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

Dive into your gene pool

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

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.

Patient Story

‘I am a mystery’

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

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.'

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.

Researchers identify more vitiligo genes

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

DNA linked to depression

Finding these genes may point researchers toward novel treatment strategies.

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.

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