When a genetic mutation makes headlines, the first thing patients ask is, “Should I be tested for it?”PALB2 is no exception. Recently, researchers made news by connecting mutations in this gene to [...]
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.
Cleveland Clinic researchers have discovered a protein that inhibits the growth of cancerous tumors and slows development of new blood vessels that help cancers to spread.
According to a new study, people with a certain genetic mutation have a higher chance of developing cancer not once, but twice. Find out what the research means for patients.
An aggressive case of dysplasia disfigured her face, but couldn’t destroy her spirit. Find out how she braved 11 surgeries – and finally won.
Patients want to know what genetic information means, who can use it and who pays for it. Get answers here.
Genetic counseling provides risk assessment information that can’t affect your insurance rates. In fact, insurance companies are now required to cover the cost of genetic testing under the Affordable Care Act.
When it comes to your health, who you are and where you come from matter. When you gather your family health history, include your ancestry and ethnicity.