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Eating Disorders
Eating Disorders

Could You Give Your Kids an Eating Disorder?

If you have a first-degree female relative with an eating disorder, you're about ten times more likely to have one in your lifetime.
Meeri Kim
21 hours ago
battle of the sexes
battle of the sexes

Men Don't Survive Harsh Conditions As Well As Women Do

Even as babies, females survived more during famine and epidemics than males.
Shayla Love
1.17.18
Running Wild
Running Wild

Marathon Training Can Make You Fat

Running and weight loss don't always go hand-in-hand.
Cindy Kuzma
11.16.17
Holy Shit
Holy Shit

Scientists Tried to Edit Genes Inside Someone’s Body for the First Time

Doctors hope the treatment will change this man's DNA and cure his metabolic disease.
Jesse Hicks
11.15.17
evolution
evolution

Neanderthal DNA Could Be Messing With Your Health

Most of us are at least 1 to 4 percent Neanderthal.
Markham Heid
11.7.17
genetics
genetics

Would You Want Your Baby Tested for Incurable Diseases?

Doctors are studying a controversial genetic test that screens newborns for about 1,800 disorders.
Michelle Malia
10.27.17
hard data
hard data

Why Do Divorces Seem to Run in Families? The Psychological and Genetic Links

A specific set of personality traits could be partly to blame.
Justin Lehmiller
10.16.17
Diabetes
Diabetes

650,000 Black Americans Could Have Diabetes And Not Know It

A popular test may not be as accurate as doctors thought.
Ed Cara
9.13.17
It's Science
It's Science

Sometimes Gene Tests Only Lead to More Questions

“In short, there isn’t enough data to know what you are seeing.”
Carrie Arnold
7.25.17
united states of addiction
united states of addiction

Scientists Are Trying to Prove that Addiction Is a Genetic Disease

"There are the genes that control stress, genes that affect drug metabolism, and genes that affect how readily an addiction forms."
Olivia Campbell
7.4.17
Sex
Sex

Genetics May Determine if Gay Men Are Tops or Bottoms

A new study explores the potential origins of male homosexuality.
Justin Lehmiller
5.12.17
scale science
scale science

There Are 79 Genetic Forms of Obesity

And they might require different treatments.
Susan Rinkunas
3.27.17