The decision to have your ovaries and fallopian tubes removed does not come easily. But if you face an alarmingly high genetic risk of ovarian cancer, sometimes this preventive surgery is the right option.
Foot doctors explain hammer toes, the types, what causes them and how to fix them. They also share their tips for preventing toe deformities.
Researchers continue to uncover ways genes influence or cause heart disease. But how best to use this information is not always clear.
Who should be tested — and when? These are the big questions people ask when it comes to genetic screening, especially for commonly known mutations. Get expert insight.
Is the at-home Cologuard test a way to offer more early detection for colon cancer—and an alternative to colonoscopy? An expert weighs in.
When it comes to heart disease, there are plenty of factors you can’t control — including aging and your family history. But even if you can’t turn back time, you can get clarity and manage your risk with the help of genetics.
Your genes tell a story of health and disease risk — and they tell that story from the day you are born. Two experts answer questions about the state of early genomic sequencing.
To avoid overdiagnosis and overtreatment of prostate cancer, we need to be smarter about how we use prostate-specific antigen (PSA) tests. Recommendations for screening have already begun to change. Learn more.
At family gatherings, encourage relatives to talk about any known heart problems in the family. Creating a history of your family's heart health could be the best gift you give this year.
New research offers insight about Huntington's Disease, a devastating, progressive condition that can cause uncontrollable movement, emotional disturbances and psychiatric problems.