Reading the whole genetic blueprint of a fetus long before birth could become a routine procedure thanks to a new blood test.
A new consumer genomics test offers families immediately actionable information aimed at furthering the health of their youngest family members.
Researchers have discovered a molecular mechanism that may help to explain how viruses that cause chronic infections, such as HIV or hepatitis c virus, manage to outsmart their hosts’ immune systems.
For young children with cystic fibrosis, the lungs’ bacterial population changes in the first few years of life as respiratory infections and inflammation set in, new research suggests.
Two viruses closely related to Zika—West Nile and Powassan—can spread from an infected pregnant mouse to her fetuses, causing brain damage and fetal death, a new study suggests.
At a biohacking conference this week, a biotech CEO dropped his pants and injected himself in the thigh with an experimental herpes treatment created by his company, leaving other biohackers worried.
Skyhawk Therapeutics, focused on the discovery and development of small molecule therapeutics that correct RNA expression, has announced the close of $8 million in seed funding led by major family and biotech investors.
The Human Genome Project has been awarded the 2017 Prince Mahidol Award for ground-breaking advances in the field of medicine.
Researchers have discovered a new cause of a rare condition knows as cblC, in which patients can’t process vitamin B12, leading to severe health problems. They report the condition, which they named “epi-cblC,” in patients from Europe and the United States.