By Lecia Bushak | Thu, 12/26/2013 - 16:00
Scientists have discovered a gene variant that provides clues as to why Latin Americans are more likely to develop diabetes than others.
By John Ericson | Sun, 12/08/2013 - 17:50
Mindfulness meditation may influence gene expression and suppress symptoms in people with chronic inflammatory disorders.
By Matthew Mientka | Sun, 12/01/2013 - 17:21
As marijuana gains popular support in America, some researchers are saying that it changes the expression of genes associated with motivation in up to three generations of offspring.
By Chris Weller | Fri, 11/29/2013 - 17:35
Scientists have pinpointed the gene behind panic disorder's hallmark fear-related memory production.
By Justin Caba | Thu, 11/21/2013 - 16:44
New research has uncovered a link between a gene found in both human and mice that controls appetite and the lack of energy related to obesity.
By Matthew Mientka | Tue, 11/12/2013 - 14:28
In animal experimentation, genetic changes to the brain's neurons could mean protection from cocaine — at least for male offspring of cocaine-addicted male rats.
By Lecia Bushak | Wed, 11/06/2013 - 19:56
Long-term, sustained stress can have an impact on health – and now scientists have found it changes gene expression.
By Lecia Bushak | Wed, 11/06/2013 - 00:42
A deaf Wisconsin baby, who was also born without eyes, struggles with a rare genetic disorder called SOX2 anophthalmia.
By John Ericson | Mon, 11/04/2013 - 19:15
A set of mutations could help scientists understand why so many breast cancer patients become resistant to anti-estrogen therapy.
By John Ericson | Thu, 10/10/2013 - 17:45
People with negative outlooks on life can blame a gene known as ADA2b deletion variant, a new study has found.
By Anthony Rivas | Thu, 10/03/2013 - 16:02
Although 23andMe denies any intent to use it, its recently patented system would allow future parents to choose their child's traits.