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.
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.