Procedure enables doctors to quickly check on how advanced disease is
Thanks to a promising new way of measuring DNA’s age, researchers from University of California Los Angeles have developed a biological clock that may, for the first time, estimate the chronological age of cells with relative …
For the first time, researchers show how a plant-based diet, stress management and other lifestyle changes may lead to longevity.
Plants are all-natural sources of all things good for us, right? It turns out some of our favorite plant-based flavorings may do more harm than good.
Should worried parents be able to test their babies for diseases they may develop down the road, just because they’re curious? Should worried teens be able to screen themselves, without parental knowledge, for disorders that …
The test results were crystal clear, and still the doctors didn’t know what to do. A sick baby whose genome was analyzed at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia turned out to possess a genetic mutation that indicated
By the time my first child was two months old, I knew something was wrong. Amanda, who is 14 now, has low muscle tone and didn’t walk until she was almost 2 years old. Her arms have limited ability, and she has inflammatory …
A sequencing study of breast-cancer-tumor genomes suggests that cancers should be categorized by their genetic heritage, rather than where they reside in the body
Researchers report on a new revelation about the human genome: it’s full of active, functioning DNA, and it’s a lot more complex than we ever thought
Getting your DNA tested is almost as easy as hailing a cab, at least in New York City.
Don’t blame older mothers for their offsprings’ developmental problems. A new study finds “there is probably much more reason to be concerned with the age of the father”
Winning government approval would be the first step in increasing public confidence in personalized genetic testing
Researchers at the University of Washington have sequenced the entire genome of a fetus. The scientific advance could help detect certain diseases in the womb, but some experts worry that the trove of genetic information may …