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Henrietta Lacks' Genes and All of Yours?

"I don't know what information I want," a woman whose whole genome was being mapped recently told me. Her son was born with a severe disease, and she agreed to have her genes examined to help find the cause. Scientists were about to sequence the 3 billion molecules that encode the information in …

Genetics

Mediterranean Diet Could Influence Genetic Risk For Stroke

A new study further strengthens the notion that what you eat can have an impact on your genetic risk for disease.<p>The research, published in the journal Diabetes Care, shows that for people who carry two copies of a specific gene variant known to raise disease risk, eating a Mediterranean diet seems …

Men's Health - Fitness, Nutrition, Health, Sex, Style & Weight Loss Tips for Men

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Men's Health - Fitness, Nutrition, Health, Sex, Style & Weight Loss Tips for Men

Don't pretend this doesn't apply to you. We can smell you from miles away.<p>These 4 simple exercises will help save you from chronic pain<p>The billionaire debuted surprisingly muscular arms at a conference last year.<p>Avoid creaky old man knees with these tips.<p>Hemsworth's longtime trainer pushed the poor …

New Genes IDd in Obesity: How Much of Weight is Genetic?

Two studies zero in on DNA-based drivers of weight. Is obesity written in our genes?<p>In two separate papers, published in the journal <i>Science</i> and in …