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.
Our expert discusses how genetics and family history play a role in diagnosing and treating breast cancer patients based on their specific needs.
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.
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.
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Rectal cancer typically affects people later in life, but doctors are seeing a surprising trend toward younger patients, particularly younger baby boomers. A colorectal surgeon answers some key questions.
Frequent nosebleeds or red blood spots on the skin may be signs of a rare blood vessel disorder known as hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia, or HHT. Find out who should be screened.
If aneurysms run in your family, you are at a higher risk of developing one and should be checked. Learn more about risk factors and treatment options.
Your doctor prescribes a medication. If you have a high risk of negative side effects, do you ask for something else instead? If you know the drug won’t work well for you, do you request more options? These questions aren’t just hypothetical. They’re at the heart of pharmacogenomics. Pharmacogenomics is the study of how your … Read More
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.
Hammertoe is a common foot deformity. Here’s the best way to prevent or treat them.