While it might seem that your body and brain aren’t doing much when you’re on break, relaxing triggers a flurry of genetic …
Several proteins are linked to an increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease, and scientists now believe they have found the pathways responsible for producing these compounds.
Group-think is that latest trend in cancer research. This week’s cover story, available to subscribers, explains why such team efforts are becoming a necessity, and why it hasn’t always been this way.
Diverse mental illnesses may actually represent variations on a common theme rather than separate disorders.
Researchers hope the contest will finally provide long-awaited answers for three ill children
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 …
Anne Wojcicki plans to sell whole-genome sequencing directly to consumers, no doctors needed
Time’s Bonnie Rochman explains how doctors are mapping out all the genes in a person’s body
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
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”
A rare gene variant appears to protect against the degenerative brain disease, holding hope as a target for future drug development