When you face surgery, you might have many concerns about going under anesthesia. Will you lose consciousness? How will you feel afterward? Is it safe?
Can you smell "asparagus pee" -- the odor present in urine after people eat asparagus?
History teems with examples of great artists acting in very peculiar ways - so Is there a definitive link between psychosis and creativity?
You may have heard of 'resting bitch face' the non-smiling face many of us make. Now, researchers say your usual facial expression could be genetic.
Women who are naturally able to have children later in life - such as having a pregnancy in mid-30s - might have exceptionally long life spans.
First you read that coffee has some health benefits... then something else says coffee should be avoided. Which is it? Your genes know.
A new, large-scale study has identified six new genetic variants associated with a coffee drinking habit.
Many diseases have origins in the genome or in reversible chemical changes to DNA - the epigenome. Now, a new tool pinpoints genetic sources of disease.
Three new autism gene networks discovered, and research points to brain’s glutamate signaling related to autism, ADHD and schizophrenia.
Scientists have identified the first gene linked to heart muscle disease - childhood-onset familial dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM).
Scientists have developed a tool to help researchers & clinicians identify disease-causing genetic variations in families faster & more precisely than ever.
Most people feel happy and energized on some days, and less so on others. But if these mood changes are severe, it may be a sign of bipolar disorder.
A genetic variant may children to a greater risk of developing metabolic syndrome when taking second-generation anti-psychotic medications.
Scientists have provided additional key insights into the biology of this debilitating neurological condition.
New tests that scan all of a person's genes -- that person's "genome" -- or large parts of his or her genome are now on the market.
Scientists are not sure what causes ADHD, although many studies suggest that genes play a large role.
Variations in genetic code do not have to be big to produce significant changes in an organism's physical characteristics.
No doubt your family tree gets fuzzy the further back you go.
The largest genome-wide study of its kind has determined how much five major mental illnesses are traceable to the same common inherited genetic variations.
A scientific team has discovered that a common form of a gene already associated with long life also improves learning and memory, a finding that could have implications for treating age-related diseases like Alzheimer's.
A team of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute investigators has uncovered a connection between Down syndrome and leukemia.