A study in the UK revealed that grandmothers who smoke may cause autism in their grandchildren
Night owls have a variant gene that messes up the internal body clock of humans that is why they have irregular sleeping patterns.
Experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that a man died of cancer, which was transmitted from tapeworms.
Tiny vials of inactivated Ebola virus from Africa are being brought into a San Francisco lab that could reveal secrets of the killer's past.
According to a clinical trial, a form of gene therapy might be an effective and safe treatment option for patients with severe combined immune deficiency (SCID).
According to researchers, a Pfizer drug was effective in shrinking the tumor size in patients with a rare form of lung cancer.
Researchers have identified a gene mutation that causes aplastic anemia - a serious blood disorder in which bone marrow fails to produce normal amounts of blood cells, according to a new study.
A new case study has opened up a potential new route for researchers to take when examining ways to prevent the most common form of dementia.
Two genetic mutations in liver cells may drive tumor formation in intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (iCCA), the second most common form of liver cancer, according to a new study.
Researchers have identified a genetic mutation that codes for blond hair of Northern Europeans.
Dutch researchers study longevity in a 115-year-woman who donated her body to science.
A new study identified an inheritable mutated gene that can increase women's risk of lung cancer.
Researchers found that a genetic mutation increased mice's preference to alcohol.
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.
Researchers report that genetic mutations can cause some people to sniff out certain scents better than others.
For all intents and purposes, the "War on Drugs" ended when nearly every state passed a law for recreational or medical marijuana use. The truth is, however, that law enforcement officers everywhere still actively pursue drug arrests. If you've been arrested for illicit drug use, you need to take the charges seriously. While there may be a valid defense or a program that can get you out of trouble for a first offense, the stigma can haunt you for a lifetime.