Researchers have observed that the number and size of tiny structures that exist inside cells, called centrioles, are increased in the most aggressive subtypes of cancer.
Genomics will change what patients expect from their provider, as well as change how physicians treat them. Before this happens, education on both sides is needed. This month we look at some of the big talking points.
Experts in medicine and law are urging the US to allow for the replacement of mutation-bearing mitochondria to prevent fatal illnesses in children.
Although plenty of research has proven that vaccine does not cause autism spectrum disorder, the fear of the connection seems to stick.
Combining a cancer therapy with a second drug therapy that helps suppress tumour blood vessels found in cancer cells can help to significantly reduce the spread of breast cancer tumours while also causing cancer cell death.
The human body was thought to have 79 organs—until researchers stumbled on a strange phenomenon that could turn medicine and what we thought we knew about the body upside down.
Last week, a 13-year-old boy found himself at the centre of medical history in the US as he became the first to receive an FDA-approved gene therapy for an inherited form of blindness.
A new study by Cancer Research UK has found that more than 135,500 cases of cancer every year in the UK could be prevented through lifestyle changes.
A new study has identified two genes associated with hyperemesis gravidarum, a condition that causes severe nausea and vomiting during pregnancy.
The FDA has approved Seattle Genetics’ Hodgkin’s lymphoma treatment, which is the first to be approved to treat the disease in over 40 years.
There is a disconnect between scientists and the public when it comes to genomics. What is the public’s understanding of genomics and why is this important?
New research suggests that many people’s health problems brought on by single-gene mutations are getting misdiagnosed.
Color’s new DNA test identifies inherited heart conditions, where the idea is for customers to work with their doctor to come up with a plan to detect conditions early and prevent medical problems.