Leukemia is one of the most common types of cancer in children.
Reports suggest that as many as 16 people have been infected and six people have died.
Researchers know that dementia is set to become an even greater public health concern than it is now.
Researchers analyzed genetic differences between mouse and human immune systems in order to understand why certain experiments work in mice but not humans and vice versa.
Stanford University researchers announced this week that they've created genetic receptors that can act as a sort of "biological computer," a major step forward in the emerging field of synthetic biology.
Researchers found that children with two high-risk alleles and constant wheezing had a 90 percent chance of developing asthma by the age of six.
Researchers have for the first time mapped out the enzyme known as the "fountain of youth".
Many children are picky eaters.
That meant that they passed on mutations that often had no effect on their children, but whose effects built up with time.
For years, it has remained a mystery how cancer cells are able to live forever, while typical cells die.
Most of the time, surrogacy is a happy tale.
Researchers found a gene responsible for the early development of schizophrenia in some patients. This gene was also found to be linked to different symptoms of the disease.
Here’s yet another reason why you might want to stub out that cigarette for good.
As access to genetic testing continues to expand and interest in genetics and genomics rises, groups representing pediatricians and geneticists issued new recommendations on Thursday when it comes to testing a child's DNA for genetic conditions.
One young man's heart allowed his sister to find the person who would unlock hers.
They may not be scientifically based, but the need for a solution outside of pharmaceuticals may encourage you to consider such options. When traditional medicine is not quite doing the trick, thinking outside the box and trying one of these options may bring surprising results.