Anorexia And Bulimia May Be More Than Psychological DisorderIn addition to the psychological disorders that lead to anorexia or bulimia, research indicates genetics and discrete biochemical signals may play an active role.
Study: DNA Linked To How Much Coffee You Drink Scientists have long known that your DNA influences how much java you consume. Now a huge study has identified some genes that may play a role.
Why Is Denmark So Happy? Genes, Study SaysA new study out of the U.K. claims genetics might determine a country’s collective happiness.
Addiction May Be Neurological DisorderResearchers believe that chronic alcoholics may drink, in part, to alleviate a deficit in serotonin.
Study: Alcoholics May Have Serotonin DeficitResearchers studied the relationship between alcohol consumption and variations in a gene involved in processing the brain chemical serotonin.
Nature Vs. Nurture - It May Not Be One Or The OtherPeople often pit their genes against their lifetime experiences when looking at physical and emotional traits but this is often a big mistake.
'Tone Deaf' Could Be Inherited TraitNow you have an excuse if you can’t sing. A new study shows that musical aptitude is a complex behavioral trait and is at least partially inherited.
Study: Those Who Have Parents With Alzheimer's May Be Inheriting Brain AbnormalitiesBad news for those who have two parents suffering from Alzheimer’s: You may already have signs of the brain-destroying disease.
Genetic Predictor Of Breast Cancer A new study finds that if specific brca1/2 gene mutations are anywhere in your family, you have an increased risk of breast cancer.
Could Men Be Causing Menopause?There is a really strange study being done at McMaster University in Canada. They asked the question, why is there menopause?
Legal Boundaries Of Marrying A RelativeWhat does the law say about marrying a relative?
Reporting Disturbing Genetic Findings To PatientsAs we are able to learn more and more about our genetic code and can start to predict potential health risks years ahead, are people ready to hear about it years in advance?
Unexpected Results Of Genetic TestingThe American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics has released recommendations that if a person, during genetic testing, is incidentally found to have a life-threatening genetic disease, they need to know about it.
Using DNA To Unlock The Mysteries Of AutismResearchers at Rutgers have collected DNA samples from numerous families that have a single autistic child, in hopes of shedding some light on the disabling disorder.
Opinion: National Review Resorts To Junk Science To Boost RomneyIt isn't just Republican Members of Congress that have junk theories they attach to pseudo-science. Kevin D. Williamson, a conservative writer for the National Review, thinks based on their offspring, genetics and "evolutionary biology" Barack Obama should have ovaries and that Mitt Romney should owns him in this election, "Like a Boss".