Breast cancer gene mutations like BRCA raise your risk of getting breast and other cancers. Find out what these genes mean for you and whether you should be tested.
Advances in genetic testing of tumors are paving the way for more effective drugs that target cancer cells and spare healthy ones. Learn how doctors are better tailoring cancer treatment.
Both your ancestry and ethnicity offer clues about your health risks. Find out how much they contribute to the big picture.
Genetic testing can improve care and save lives. But some genetic tests are unnecessary. Here’s why.
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What do genetic counselors do? And how can they help you? Our expert explains.
Why do some love cilantro and some hate it? It may surprise you to learn that people who dislike cilantro tend to have a gene that detects the aldehyde part of cilantro as a soapy smell and taste, But whether you love it or hate it, cilantro has many health benefits.
Eating a meal that’s high in sodium at dinnertime can contribute to sleep disturbances, in part due to an increase in blood pressure and fluid retention. The result may be restless sleep, frequent awakenings and not feeling rested in the morning.
Does melanoma run in your family? You may not think of melanoma as a genetic cancer, but your genes may increase your risk. Learn more.
Hammertoe is a common foot deformity. Here’s the best way to prevent or treat them.