Alzheimer's disease takes its toll on families, both patients and their caregivers. Many people want to know, “If it happened to someone in my family, can it happen to me, too?”
When you gather around the table with your family this Thanksgiving, don’t just ask them to pass the mashed potatoes. Ask them about their health history.
As researchers learn more about the genetics of breast cancer, doctors can diagnose and treat patients based on very specific needs. Get expert answers to common questions.
Just because we can test something doesn’t always mean we should. Learn why there’s a better way to monitor conditions related to the MTHFR gene.
New research shows what different types of cancer have in common, with an eye on better diagnosis and treatment.
A study shows the preventive power of vitamin E in certain people with Cowden Syndrome, a genetic disorder that leads to high cancer risk.
The lingering smell and chemicals of cigarette smoke may lead to a bigger problem: damage to your DNA.
The new Oncotype DX genetic test identifies which men need immediate attention and which men can avoid unnecessary treatment and side effects.
When the actress announced she had a prophylactic (preventive) double mastectomy, she brought new attention to this procedure — and to the BRCA1 gene. What does this mean for other women?
With each new gene discovered, the understanding of autism grows. Take a look at the state of the science — and what it means for parents and kids.