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.
What could have been the worst day of Kelley Douglass’ life became a turning point when post-crash testing led to genetic counseling — and the diagnosis of a rare genetic disorder.
When a genetic mutation makes headlines, the first thing patients ask is, “Should I be tested for it?”
Factor V Leiden is a little known disease, and it might be more common than you think. Having European ancestors increases your risk of having the defective gene for this blood disorder.
Researchers may be a step closer to helping doctors identify children born with a higher risk for Celiac disease, which ultimately could result in earlier treatment and fewer complications from the disorder.
When basketball star Isaiah Austin stood in front of the crowd at June’s NBA draft, the moment had special meaning for people with genetic conditions.