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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

Adults With Heart Defects May Face Higher Risk of Stroke: 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

Brain Differences Seen in Young Adults at Genetic Risk of Alzheimer's

Breast Cancer Patients Concerned About Genetic Risk, Survey Finds

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

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

Coming Soon: A Test to Gauge Your Obesity Risk?

Common Gene Variant May Raise Miscarriage Risk, Study Finds

Controversial Fertility Treatment Resulted in Live Births

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

Dog-Human Bond May Go Back 40,000 Years

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

Experts Pan Gene Testing of Budding Athletes

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 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 Play Part in How Kids Respond to Asthma Meds: Study

Gene Mutation May Be Tied to Drunken Recklessness

Gene Mutations Tied to Leukemia Rise With Age, Study Finds

Gene Study of Liver Tumor Reveals Versatile DNA

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

Gene Tied to Adult Depression After Childhood Abuse

Genes Help Set Menopause Timing: Study

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

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

Genetic Differences Seen in Younger Colon Cancer Patients

Genetic Makeup May Help Explain Methadone Overdoses

Genetic Test May Help Spot Male Fertility Problems

Genetically Engineered Salmon Gets FDA Approval

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

Higher-Protein Diet May Help Some With Type 2 Diabetes

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

Immune System Genes May Change With the Seasons: Study

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

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

Making Headway Toward Causes of Eczema

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

More Than 8 Percent of Kids With Cancer May Be Genetically Prone to the Disease

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

Natural Selection Still Key in Human Evolution, Study Contends

New Clues to How Gene Affects Women's Body Shape, Diabetes Risk

New Genetic Clues to Which Breast Cancers Might Return

New Hope for Rare 'Stone Man' Disease, Where Flesh Turns to Bone

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

Ovarian Cancer Drug Shows Promise With Tough-to-Treat Prostate Tumors

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

Perhaps Genghis Khan's Greatest Legacy: Millions of Descendants

Pursuing Pancreatic Cancer's Deadly Secret

Racial Differences in Breast Cancer Linked to Genes

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

Researchers Hone in on Genes Linked to Serious Blood Infection

Researchers Pinpoint Genes Linked to Height, Heart Disease

Researchers Report Progress in Making All Blood Types Universally Accepted

Researchers Say They've Identified 3 Type 2 Diabetes Subtypes

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

Rosacea Caused Half by Nature, Half by Lifestyle: Study

Scientists Find Gene They Say Affects Flu Shot Response

Scientists Get Closer to Genetics of Homosexuality in Men

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 That Could Make Bacteria Resistant to All Antibiotics

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

Screening All Women for Breast Cancer Genes Not Feasible: Study

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

Studies Find More Genetic Links to Obesity

Study Yields Genetic Insights Into Pancreatic Cancer

Think Genes Drive Obesity? You May Eat Less Healthy

Too Few Women Get Counseling Before Breast Cancer Gene Test: Study

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

Why People in 'Tall' Nations Are More Likely to Be Slim

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

Your DNA May Explain High-Calorie Food Cravings