A complex set of genetic and environmental factors is behind the mental illness.
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When you're a twin, everyone and their mother seems to wonder what it's like to have a look-alike sibling. Is the "twin sixth sense" real? How did your family tell you apart growing up? Below, fratern...
Genetics of Depression
In a remarkable step forward in the potential treatment of HIV, scientists in California have successfully created a cell population that is resistant to the disease. The new approach, described as a...
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More than 20,000 Australians could be part of a landmark study.
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A new analysis reveals that some, but not all, Neanderthals were meat lovers.
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Model Chrissy Teigen will be the first to let you know that motherhood looks effortless on her because she, like many other rich celebrities, has a lot of hired help in the form of nurses, nutritionis...
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It’s all thanks to a small genetic difference.
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Just an hour of lost sleep can cause cellular damage.
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New genetic data sheds light on the disorder’s many different faces.
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The largest-ever brain imaging study on attention deficit hyperactivity disorder has led scientists to say the condition should be considered a neurological disorder, not just a behavioral one. The br...
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Diet could be a powerful mode of prevention, according to a study that supports previous research findings.
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Expectant parents face a wealth of genetic information that can be empowering — or unnerving.
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Most women are all too familiar with the I-just-want-to-go-home-and-put-on-my-sweatpants feeling that comes with their periods, but for some, symptoms like cramping, bloating and mood swings can be a...
A new evolutionary biology study throws mother-daughter conflicts into the mix.