Articles for Tag: "genetics"

Overweight? It could be your genes 
Overweight? It could be your genes
It’s harder for some to lose pounds because of genetics, according to one study.
What is Marfan syndrome?  Featured
What is Marfan syndrome?
This rare genetic disorder can cause sudden death if not diagnosed and treated.
Vaccinations do not cause autism 
Vaccinations do not cause autism
Don’t skip childhood vaccinations in fear of autism. Find out why.
Treatments keep young sickle cell patient cheering 
Treatments keep young sickle cell patient cheering
Meet Nyiah, who lives life to the fullest thanks to blood filtering treatments as she waits for a bone marrow transplant.
Genetically speaking, close friends more like distant cousins 
Genetically speaking, close friends more like distant cousins
New research says that our DNA is actually similar to those people we choose as friends.
Understanding the genetic risk of cancer  Featured
Understanding the genetic risk of cancer
Read how one man took advantage of genetic testing to greatly lessen his chances of developing colon cancer.
Procrastinators can celebrate! Scientists say it’s in your genes 
Procrastinators can celebrate! Scientists say it’s in your genes
New research uncovers there are genetic reasons you put things off.