Scientists at Baylor College of Medicine have defined a new genetic cause for two types of birth defects found in newborn boys, according to a new research.
Researchers using next generation DNA sequencing have identified potentially actionable mutations in cancers of the appendix. The findings can help treat patients with chemotherapy or other targeted agents that work on those mutations.
Children born to obese fathers have a slightly higher risk of autism when compared to children born to skinny fathers.
The day is not very far when geneticists will be able to design a flawless set of human genes in a laboratory. In the related development, scientists have built a designer chromosome which they inserted into a cell.
A DNA test is more effective in identifying fetal disorders than standard tests, according to a new study.
A possible genetic root cause of the insatiable appetite and metabolism has been discovered. Researchers say the latest findings will fight the ever-growing obesity rates in children.
The amount and reasons for drinking in adolescence may be linked to a combination of genes and environmental surroundings according to a new study.
Some individuals are more genetically prone to experience prosocial behavior than others. Volunteering and helping others may not be an easy task for those others because of a gene that might make them inclined to develop an anxiety disorder, according to a new study.
A common mutation has been identified that dramatically increases the risk for testicular cancer by Ludwig Cancer Research. It also explains a likely molecular mechanism by which it exerts that effect.
A new study found that depression could be passed down in the womb,
Researchers found that suffering from a folic acid deficiency could harm the health of children, grand children and even great grand children.
Eight-year-old Gabby Williams has a rare genetic disorder that stunts her aging process.
Ladies, the next time you catch your man checking other women out, try your best not to get angry. Scientists say evolution and his genes are the reasons why he has the habit of ogling anything with a skirt.