Articles for Tag: "genetics"

‘Stranger Things’ cast member sheds light on genetic disorder  Featured
‘Stranger Things’ cast member sheds light on genetic disorder
An actor on a popular new show is starting the conversation about cleidocranial dysplasia. Learn more.
How long will you live? Look to your parents 
How long will you live? Look to your parents
Did your parents live past 70? If so, it might bode well for your longevity.
Can your grandfather’s eating habits affect your likelihood for obesity? 
Can your grandfather’s eating habits affect your likelihood for obesity?
A new study shines a spotlight on men’s health at the time of conception.
Demand for genetic counselors growing  Featured
Demand for genetic counselors growing
Testing can significantly influence screening recommendations, treatment and medication management. Learn more.
Could genes be the key to identifying breast cancer? 
Could genes be the key to identifying breast cancer?
Researchers are working to identify DNA that may one day help provide enhanced screening and earlier detection.
Eating fish helps prevent Alzheimer’s disease 
Eating fish helps prevent Alzheimer’s disease
Consuming seafood once a week can significantly cut the risk for those predisposed to the disease.
Are your grandparents’ genes the reason you’re living longer? 
Are your grandparents’ genes the reason you’re living longer?
A gene variant has evolved over time to help protect against Alzheimer’s and other late-life diseases.