Debate continues on over how much genes influence risk of heart attack
It’s a controversial idea, but early research is promising, and some parents are forging ahead
Experts offer evidence-based strategies to help parents keep fighting the good fight at the dinner table
Artificial intelligence has a lot to offer to patients struggling with their mental health, but experts say we shouldn’t expect it to replace humans
Physicians should identify new and expecting mothers at risk of depression, a federal task force suggests, and refer them to counseling
Undetected superbugs weaken the global fight against tuberculosis, experts say, and genetic sequencing provides a way to diagnose evasive strains of the disease.
Synthetic fish oils seem to be here to stay — should you be taking them?
The humble death certificate is an underappreciated document, a forensic pathologist says
In 2015, a study out of San Francisco estimated one-third of sexual assault cases involve date rape drugs. Here's how to protect yourself and your friends
Advocates say moms don't get enough support from hospitals as they attempt the tricky and painful task of breastfeeding their newborns.
The therapy doesn’t reduce pain, but that’s not the point
Early next year, the Allahabad Kumbh Mela festival in India will attract 150 million pilgrims — and even more drug-resistant microbes
Transgender people have higher rates of depression, anxiety, and suicide, partly due to state-backed discrimination
Gene-editing technology is revolutionary, but safety and ethical concerns remain
At an academic symposium, researchers detailed the barriers and potentials of applying genome sequencing technology to the millions and millions of microbes populating our cities