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Genetics is the study of genes and heredity. Heredity is the passing of genetic information and traits (such as eye color and an increased chance of getting a certain disease) from parents to offspring.
UAB medical professionals provide few tips to help men get healthy

UAB medical professionals provide few tips to help men get healthy

Blocking newly discovered cellular pathway could help control tumor growth

Blocking newly discovered cellular pathway could help control tumor growth

Monounsaturated fats promote fatty liver disease, study finds

Monounsaturated fats promote fatty liver disease, study finds

Study identifies new susceptibility loci for lung cancer

Study identifies new susceptibility loci for lung cancer

UAB researchers demonstrate persistence of donor microbes in recipients after fecal transplant

UAB researchers demonstrate persistence of donor microbes in recipients after fecal transplant

Research shows how morphological changes in the brain help shape the human connectome

Research shows how morphological changes in the brain help shape the human connectome

UNC study uncovers crucial function of key enzyme found in virtually all organisms

UNC study uncovers crucial function of key enzyme found in virtually all organisms

Altered virus could help more patients to become eligible for human gene therapy trials

Altered virus could help more patients to become eligible for human gene therapy trials

Study uncovers new genetic markers linked to testicular germ cell tumors

Study uncovers new genetic markers linked to testicular germ cell tumors

Genetic testing getting better at identifying testicular cancer risk

Genetic testing getting better at identifying testicular cancer risk

Penn analysis finds genetic factors that could help identify men at increased risk for testicular cancer

Penn analysis finds genetic factors that could help identify men at increased risk for testicular cancer

Researchers uncover seven risk genes for insomnia

Researchers uncover seven risk genes for insomnia

Emerging blood test could offer effective alternative to detect cancer

Emerging blood test could offer effective alternative to detect cancer

Anorexia nervosa linked to genetic anomalies on chromosome 12

Anorexia nervosa linked to genetic anomalies on chromosome 12

Type 2 diabetes incidence among youth increases in direct proportion with severity of obesity

Type 2 diabetes incidence among youth increases in direct proportion with severity of obesity

'Mismatch repair' genetic defects drive cancer patient's response to immunotherapy drugs

'Mismatch repair' genetic defects drive cancer patient's response to immunotherapy drugs

Radiation therapy critical to treating brain tumors, but linked to significant adverse effects

Radiation therapy critical to treating brain tumors, but linked to significant adverse effects

Study finds evidence that genes influence empathy

Study finds evidence that genes influence empathy

Salk researchers analyze how neurons in the brain respond to natural scenes

Salk researchers analyze how neurons in the brain respond to natural scenes

Salk scientist uses mathematical framework to better understand how cell types divide work

Salk scientist uses mathematical framework to better understand how cell types divide work