Results appear online at Nature Genetics. The association was principally with ovarian cancer.
women, children with genetic syndromes like Down's or Klinefelter's, or people with a family history of autoimmune thyroid disease (e.g.
Internal Medicine 2012 coverage continues with stories on the best and worst drugs currently available (at least in one expert's view), how to apply genetic testing in primary care practice,
Scientists have honed in on the genetic variation that explains why some asthmatic patients don't benefit as much from steroid inhalers.
Scientists detected the genetic material of Ebola from a semen sample the boyfriend provided to infectious disease investigators, officials from 2 Ebola response agencies said, speaking on background because they were
The patient is in his mid-30s and, though healthy, has a low-density lipoprotein (LDL) level of 170 mg/dL due to genetics and lifestyle.
Overall health, or more technically, the variability in health outcomes, is much more dependent on the combination of genetics, personal behavior (think smoking and seat belts), environmental factors, and socioeconomic status
I have argued for years, against a backdrop of exotic theories, genetic discoveries, and snake-oil hucksterism, that weight represents energy balance, and is thus overwhelmingly influenced by calories in and ... In just the same way, different
Now we have a very happy exception. Cystic fibrosis is the most common fatal genetic disorder in whites, affecting 30,000 people in the U.S.
Researchers may have found a genetic reason why people with red hair have a 10-to 100-fold higher frequency of melanoma.