Scientists report that the type of mothering a female mouse provides her pups actually changes their DNA.
Using an epigenetic mechanism, romidepsin restored gene expression and alleviated social deficits in animal models of autism.
A new study suggests that how empathic we are is not just a result of our upbringing and experience but also partly a result of our genes.
Researchers have discovered 50 new gene regions that increase the risk of developing schizophrenia.
Drugmaker company, Roche has been granted FDA approval for its breakthrough therapy designation for Balovaptan to treat Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), potentially accelerating its development and approval.
Seizures and mood disorders such as depression may share the same genetic cause in some people with epilepsy, a new study suggests.
Myriad Genetics plans to partner with the US Department of Veterans Affairs to assess the company’s GeneSight genetic test in veterans with depression.
A major study has found that people who are overweight cut their lifespan by 2 months for every extra kg they carry, and that education leads to a longer life.
Genetics account for as much as four out of five cases of schizophrenia according to new research.