After enduring severe nausea and vomiting in pregnancy, the geneticist Marlena Fejzo made finding the cause of her condition, hyperemesis gravidarum, her life’s work.
A few weeks after she twisted her ankle, the girl’s foot kept getting worse. Her hand movements cued the doctor to a mysterious disease.
A top research group is urging even women without genetic risks to have their fallopian tubes removed under certain circumstances.
A wave of transformative but hugely expensive treatments is challenging the budgets of health systems in wealthy nations. Now countries with far fewer resources are wrestling with how to cover the therapies.
Scientists have made rapid progress in customizing drugs for ultrarare diseases. The hard part now is making such treatments on a large scale.
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A television writer deals with too much plot.
Chris Hemsworth recently revealed that he’s predisposed to dementia. Here’s how to find out if you’re at risk — and what to do if you are.
The side effect, a buildup of fluid in the brain, led to the death of one of the children and presents a grave setback for a class of personalized medicine.
Scientists have discovered several genetic variants that protect Europeans from the bubonic plague — but also increase the risk of immune disorders.