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2 Genetic Variants for Breast Cancer Identified

200-Year-Old Whale May Give Clues to Human Longevity

6 in 10 Americans Interested in Genetic Testing, Survey Finds

Activity in Genes, Immune Cells Tied to Cancer Survival in Study

'Angelina Jolie Effect' Prompted More Testing for Breast Cancer Genes: Study

Another Genetic Error Linked to Childhood Leukemia

Autism Genes Vary, Even in Affected Siblings, Study Finds

Autism-Linked Genes May Be Tied to Slightly Higher IQ

Be Wary of Websites Selling Genetic Cancer Tests: Study

Black Women at Raised Risk of Carrying Breast Cancer Genes

Blood Test Aims to Detect Parkinson's in Early Stages

Blue-Eyed People May Face Higher Melanoma Risk

Breast Cancer Patients Concerned About Genetic Risk, Survey Finds

Broader Gene Tests for Breast, Ovarian Cancer Might Benefit Some: Study

Can Exercise Prevent Type 2 Diabetes? Your Genes May Be Key

Cancer Gene Tests Should Include Healthy Tissue, Too: Study

Certain Genes in Babies May Up Preterm Birth Risk

Certain Painkillers May Lower Colon Cancer Risk for Some

Change in Gut Bacteria May Precede Type 1 Diabetes in Kids

Childhood Peanut Allergy May Be Linked to Skin Gene Mutation

Coming Soon: A Test to Gauge Your Obesity Risk?

Crohn's, Colitis May Have Genetic Underpinnings, Study Finds

Cutting-Edge Gene Tests May Improve Management of Autism

Cystic Fibrosis Might Be Deadlier for Hispanics, Study Suggests

Did One Gene Mutation Launch the Black Death?

Different Gene Mutations May Determine Severity, Type of Autism

Discovery of 100-Plus Genes Tied to Autism May Improve Treatments

Dog-Human Bond May Go Back 40,000 Years

Domestic Cats' Genes Made Them Purrfect Companions

Ebola Not Mutating Beyond 'Normal' Rate, Scientists Say

Ebola Virus Evolving, But Isn't Getting Deadlier, Study Says

Ebola Virus Gets More Lethal as It Spreads, Study Says

Environment Trumps Genes at Shaping Immune System: Study

Europeans Are Descendants of at Least 3 Ancient Human Groups: Study

Exercise Might Not Help Some Type 2 Diabetics Control Their Blood Sugar

Father's Sperm May Hold Clues to Autism Risk

FDA Approves First in New Class of Drugs for Advanced Ovarian Cancer

Fetal DNA Test May Also Help Spot Mom's Cancer, Study Finds

First 'Epigenomes' Map Highlights How Genes Spur Health, Disease

Funny Thing About Humor: It May Be in Your Genes

Gene Analysis May Help Spot Ebola-Like Illnesses Before Symptoms Appear

Gene Discoveries Could Help Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment

Gene Linked to Alzheimer's May Affect Brain Early

Gene Mapping Yields Clues to Recent Ebola Outbreak

Gene May Help Shield Hispanic Women From Breast Cancer, Study Says

Gene May Play Part in How Kids Respond to Asthma Meds: Study

Gene Mutations Tied to Leukemia Rise With Age, Study Finds

Gene Scan Helps Diagnose Mystery Disorders in Children

Gene Test May Help Predict Return of Early Breast Tumor, Study Says

Gene Test May Predict Success of Cancer Drug in Certain Patients

Gene Testing Can Be Flawed, Study Finds

Gene Therapy for Cystic Fibrosis Shows Some Promise in Study

Gene Therapy Shows Early Promise Against Deadly Brain Cancer

Genes Linked to Breast, Ovarian Cancers Act Differently in Each Woman: Study

Genes May Determine Body Weight by Shaping Gut Bacteria

Genes May Determine Whether You're Mosquito Bait

Genes May Leave Short People Prone to Heart Disease

Genes May Make 'Placebo Effect' Stronger for Some, Study Says

Genes May Make Some More Prone to Heart Disease When Under Stress

Genes May Play Big Role in Academic Success, Study Suggests

Genes of Oldest People Offer No Insights to Long Life

Genetic Differences Seen in Younger Colon Cancer Patients

Genetic Test May Help Spot Male Fertility Problems

Genetics May Help Guide Kids' Cancer Treatment

Herpes Virus Tied to Angina Risk, Study Suggests

High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy May Reappear Later in Life: Study

Hope to Live to 100? Check Your Genes

How Well You Sleep May Depend on Your Genes, Study Suggests

Humans' Taste for Booze May Go Back Millions of Years

Ick! Tapeworm Infecting Man's Brain Yields Genetic Secrets

Immune System Genes May Change With the Seasons: Study

Is Violent Crime in Some People's Genes?

It's Confirmed: You Have Parents to Thank (or Blame) for Your Height

'Long Life' Gene Might Make Some Smarter, Too: Study

Long-Distance Runners May Have More 'Desirable' Genes: Study

'Longevity Gene' One Key to Long Life, Research Suggests

Low Levels of Vitamin D May Raise Early Death Risk: Study

Lowly House Fly's Gene Map Causes Buzz

Lung Cancer May Lie Dormant for 2 Decades

Many U.S. Doctors Wary of Genetic Testing: Survey

Migraine's Link to Higher Heart Disease Risk May Not Be Genetic

Most Would Act if They Had Genetic Risk for Illness: Survey

Natural Selection Still Key in Human Evolution, Study Contends

New Gene Variants for Prostate Cancer Identified

New Moms' Codeine Use Down Since Health Warnings

New Parents Favor In-Depth Genetic Testing, Survey Finds

Newer Test for Down Syndrome Called 'Major Advance'

Not Interested in School? Maybe They're Born That Way

Obama to Announce Major Personalized Medicine Initiative

Obesity Isn't Sole Cause of Type 2 Diabetes

Ovary Removal Reduces Breast Cancer Death in BRCA1 Carriers: Study

Parents' Genetic Similarities Could Affect Kids' Height, Intellect

Parent's Suicide Attempt Makes Child's Much More Likely: Study

People With OCD May Have Higher Odds for Schizophrenia: Study

Perhaps Genghis Khan's Greatest Legacy: Millions of Descendants

Phone Counseling Helps Rural Women With Cancer Gene Tests

Pursuing Pancreatic Cancer's Deadly Secret

Random Mutations Responsible for About Two-Thirds of Cancer Risk: Study

Researchers Discover How Bacteria Resist Antibiotics in Hospitals

Researchers Find Gene Mutation That May Protect Against Heart Disease

Researchers Hone in on Genes Linked to Serious Blood Infection

Researchers Report Progress in Making All Blood Types Universally Accepted

Richard III Likely Had Blond Hair, Blue Eyes, Study Shows

Salamanders May Hold Clues to Human Scar Healing

Scientists Find Gene They Say Affects Flu Shot Response

Scientists Grow, Implant Human Intestinal Tissue in Mice

Scientists Map DNA of Endangered Mountain Gorillas

Scientists May Have Spotted Genetic Cause of 'Gigantism'

Scientists Sniff Out Origins of Body Odor

Scientists Spot Gene Linked to Tanning 'Addiction'

Scientists Spot Gene Tied to Severe Autism in Girls

Scientists Spot Genes Linked to Rosacea

Scientists Spot Mutation Behind Genetic Form of Heart Failure

Scientists Spot What Keeps Moles From Becoming Melanomas

Scientists Suggest New Way to Predict Lung Cancer Risk

Sit Less, Protect Your DNA and Live Longer?

Smoking Might Cost Men Their 'Y' Chromosome, Study Finds

Some People Are Born Java Junkies, Study Suggests

Statins May Help Kids With Genetic Cholesterol Disorder

Studies Find More Genetic Links to Obesity

Study Yields Genetic Insights Into Pancreatic Cancer

Tall, Heavy 1-Year-Olds May Be at Risk for Obesity Later, Study Finds

Too Few Younger, High-Risk Americans Get a Colonoscopy: Study

Tourette Risk Seems to Be Driven by Genetics

Weight Loss While You Relax? Mouse Study Hints It Could Happen

Weight Training's Benefits May Depend on Genetics

Y Chromosome Loss May Predict Earlier Death for Men

Your Birth Year Could Influence Your Odds for Obesity, Study Suggests