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Genes May Help Shield Seniors From Mental Decline: Study November 30, 2015

Researchers suggest this allows older adults to continue to contribute to society

Adults With Heart Defects May Face Higher Risk of Stroke: Study November 24, 2015

Researchers urge these patients to visit a cardiologist regularly

Genetically Engineered Salmon Gets FDA Approval November 19, 2015

It's first animal-based food to get OK from the agency, which says it's safe to eat and doesn't need special label

Scientists Spot Gene That Could Make Bacteria Resistant to All Antibiotics November 19, 2015

The DNA has emerged in germs infecting people and pigs in China, researchers warn

Controversial Fertility Treatment Resulted in Live Births November 18, 2015

Italian scientists used 'chromosomally abnormal' embryos to produce 6 healthy babies

More Than 8 Percent of Kids With Cancer May Be Genetically Prone to the Disease November 18, 2015

Genetic screening might be useful for all childhood cancer patients, researchers say

Gene Mutation May Be Tied to Drunken Recklessness November 17, 2015

Finnish study suggests some people are genetically at risk of impulsiveness, even when sober

Experts Pan Gene Testing of Budding Athletes November 17, 2015

Scientific evidence is far too weak to determine a child's talent, panel says

Gene Study of Liver Tumor Reveals Versatile DNA November 13, 2015

More than 100 million mutations allow it to adapt quickly, resist cancer treatments

Your DNA May Explain High-Calorie Food Cravings November 05, 2015

Genetic discovery could lead to new treatments for obesity, researchers say

Researchers Say They've Identified 3 Type 2 Diabetes Subtypes October 29, 2015

For data miners, routinely provided patient information yields a bigger picture

Ovarian Cancer Drug Shows Promise With Tough-to-Treat Prostate Tumors October 28, 2015

In small study, olaparib targeted gene mutation in men who had failed other therapy, researchers report

Genetic Makeup May Help Explain Methadone Overdoses October 27, 2015

Study findings shed light on how drug for pain, addiction is metabolized in different people

Brain Differences Seen in Young Adults at Genetic Risk of Alzheimer's October 22, 2015

They showed less activity in cells used for spatial navigation, researchers report

Making Headway Toward Causes of Eczema October 19, 2015

Researchers say they now know of 31 gene variants linked to the skin condition

New Clues to How Gene Affects Women's Body Shape, Diabetes Risk October 12, 2015

Study found variants determine where body fat is stored, regulation of fat cells

Common Gene Variant May Raise Miscarriage Risk, Study Finds October 09, 2015

Associated with abnormal number of chromosomes in a cell, it's also linked to failed fertility treatments

Scientists Get Closer to Genetics of Homosexuality in Men October 08, 2015

Researchers able to make accurate predictions 70 percent of time in study of twins

Too Few Women Get Counseling Before Breast Cancer Gene Test: Study October 01, 2015

But outside expert questions whether counseling may be more important after test comes back positive

Higher-Protein Diet May Help Some With Type 2 Diabetes September 30, 2015

Study finds benefit for those with gene variant related to vitamin D metabolism

Genes Help Set Menopause Timing: Study September 28, 2015

Findings might one day lead to fertility predictions, experts say

New Genetic Clues to Which Breast Cancers Might Return September 25, 2015

Scientists found there were differences between primary and recurring tumors

Gene Tied to Adult Depression After Childhood Abuse September 24, 2015

But the same DNA variant is linked to more happiness in people without such abuse histories, researchers say

Why People in 'Tall' Nations Are More Likely to Be Slim September 23, 2015

Study of 14 European countries examines relationship between genes, height and weight

Racial Differences in Breast Cancer Linked to Genes September 21, 2015

Mutations associated with aggressive tumors are more prevalent among black women, study shows

Researchers Pinpoint Genes Linked to Height, Heart Disease September 17, 2015

Sequencing technology has enabled scientists to ID genetic source of some conditions

Screening All Women for Breast Cancer Genes Not Feasible: Study September 11, 2015

Price of genetic tests would have to drop 90 percent to be cost-effective, researcher says

Rosacea Caused Half by Nature, Half by Lifestyle: Study September 09, 2015

If you have a family history of the skin condition, limit sun exposure, doctors say

Think Genes Drive Obesity? You May Eat Less Healthy September 08, 2015

In study, people who thought DNA dictated their body weight had worse diets and exercised less

New Hope for Rare 'Stone Man' Disease, Where Flesh Turns to Bone September 02, 2015

'Extraordinary finding' comes from research with mice, expert says

Genetics May Help Guide Kids' Cancer Treatment September 01, 2015

Findings may allow more targeted therapy for the toughest cases, researchers say

Cutting-Edge Gene Tests May Improve Management of Autism September 01, 2015

Results could help personalize care, experts say

High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy May Reappear Later in Life: Study August 27, 2015

Genetics might play a key role in the findings, researchers say

Black Women at Raised Risk of Carrying Breast Cancer Genes August 27, 2015

In study of those under 50 with invasive form of disease, 12 percent had BRCA1, BRCA2 mutations

Weight Loss While You Relax? Mouse Study Hints It Could Happen August 19, 2015

Researcher envisions 'game-changer' in obesity treatment

Broader Gene Tests for Breast, Ovarian Cancer Might Benefit Some: Study August 13, 2015

Women who don't have BRCA mutations could have other high-risk genes that affect treatment choices

Scientists Spot What Keeps Moles From Becoming Melanomas August 07, 2015

Protein that suppresses tumor puts brakes on further cell division

Scientists Suggest New Way to Predict Lung Cancer Risk July 29, 2015

They focused on telomere length, discovered association

Activity in Genes, Immune Cells Tied to Cancer Survival in Study July 20, 2015

Some patterns linked to better outcomes, while others were associated with poorer odds

Gene Linked to Alzheimer's May Affect Brain Early July 15, 2015

People who carry APOEe4 variant show signs of protein buildup in brain, long before symptoms appear

Another Genetic Error Linked to Childhood Leukemia July 09, 2015

Researchers find gene variant associated with acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Genetic Test May Help Spot Male Fertility Problems July 08, 2015

Though still experimental, it measures key qualities of sperm, researchers say

Gene Therapy for Cystic Fibrosis Shows Some Promise in Study July 02, 2015

Lung function benefit was slight, but even keeping lungs stable would be improvement, experts say

Migraine's Link to Higher Heart Disease Risk May Not Be Genetic July 02, 2015

Study suggests non-genetic factors may be what increases risk

Parents' Genetic Similarities Could Affect Kids' Height, Intellect July 01, 2015

UK geneticists examine 'relatedness' and its impact on offspring in global study

Did One Gene Mutation Launch the Black Death? June 30, 2015

Scientists find single change in the plague bacterium's DNA may have changed the course of history

Cystic Fibrosis Might Be Deadlier for Hispanics, Study Suggests June 30, 2015

Genetic differences may thwart response to latest treatments, researchers say

Gene Mapping Yields Clues to Recent Ebola Outbreak June 18, 2015

Cross-border movement in West Africa was less than anticipated, research shows

Tourette Risk Seems to Be Driven by Genetics June 17, 2015

If first-degree relative has the nervous-system disorder, chances of having it can triple, study says

Herpes Virus Tied to Angina Risk, Study Suggests June 16, 2015

But researchers note that only 1 percent of people has the virus strain hidden in their DNA