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Fathers, your stress could affect your child's brain
The stress that fathers experience over their lifetime can alter their sperm in ways that influence brain development in their offspring, a study shows. (Medical News Today)

Osteoarthritis: Could researchers have found the key to prevention?
Researchers reveal how FoxO proteins are important for joint health, and how increasing the levels of these proteins could prevent or treat osteoarthritis. (Medical News Today)

Ovarian cancer: How your father's genes can affect your risk
New research finds that fathers can pass their daughters a genetic mutation that can cause ovarian cancer. It can also cause prostate cancer in men. (Medical News Today)

Cholesterol-removing gene may prevent heart disease
Researchers have discovered that a gene once believed to be 'useless' actually helps to remove excess cholesterol from the blood vessels. (Medical News Today)

What is Apert syndrome?
Learn about Apert syndrome, a genetic condition that causes abnormal head, hand, and foot development. We look at symptoms, treatment, and outlook. (Medical News Today)

Huntington's 'super assassin' molecule could kill cancer
The gene that causes Huntington's disease is highly toxic to cancer cells, as revealed in tests on laboratory cells and mice with ovarian cancer. (Medical News Today)

Why do some breast cancers become treatment-resistant?
A significant number of estrogen receptor-positive breast cancers are resistant to regular therapies. Why is that, and how can this obstacle be addressed? (Medical News Today)

Sickle cell trait: What you need to know
Sickle cell trait is a blood disorder that affects the red blood cells. It usually does not cause symptoms, but can be passed on from parent to child. (Medical News Today)

What is pectus carinatum and can it be treated?
Learn all about pectus carinatum, also known as pigeon chest, where the breastbone pushes forward. We look at the symptoms and treatment options. (Medical News Today)

Hormone-fueled breast cancer cells halted with new approach
Scientists identify where hormone-fueled breast cancer cells derive their energy from, and they find a way to block their access to it. (Medical News Today)

What age do boys stop growing?
A look at when boys stop growing, which happens after puberty has finished. Included is detail on average height and the genetic factors involved. (Medical News Today)

What gaining and shedding weight does to our body
Putting on and losing weight even for a short time can result in dramatic changes in the body's molecular profile, according to a study of personal omics. (Medical News Today)

Diabetes: Surprising gene discovery could fuel new treatments
Researchers have identified a single gene mutation that may be responsible for both high and low blood sugar levels in a single family. (Medical News Today)

How dietary fat helps prostate cancer to spread
Scientists unravel the link between genetics and dietary fat and the role they play in the progression and spread of prostate cancer. (Medical News Today)

How your gut bacteria may protect you from cancer
The so-called good bacteria in our gut can influence our chances of developing colorectal cancer by altering our gene activity, suggests new research. (Medical News Today)

Your brain cell structure could influence obesity risk
A genetic predisposition to obesity involves a signaling pathway that occurs in primary cilia, or antenna-like projections on brain cells, says new study. (Medical News Today)

Is Parkinson's disease passed on through genetics?
Learn about how genetics affects the development of Parkinson's disease, and when to talk to a doctor about family history and genetic testing. (Medical News Today)

Severe obesity may be caused by this genetic mutation
Using genome sequencing in a population of Pakistani children, scientists zoom in on a genetic mutation that is likely to cause severe obesity. (Medical News Today)

What is piebaldism and what causes it?
Learn all about piebaldism, a condition that is often marked by a white patch of hair known as a white forelock. We look at additional symptoms and causes. (Medical News Today)

All you should know about Waardenburg syndrome
A look at Waardenburg syndrome, a group of diseases that cause changes in the body and eye color. Find out about how rare it is and the diagnosis. (Medical News Today)

Diabetes: Can gene therapy normalize blood glucose levels?
Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh have shown that alpha cells can be reprogrammed into beta cells to restore blood glucose levels in diabetes. (Medical News Today)

How does alcohol cause cancer?
It is established that alcohol can cause cancer, but the exact mechanisms behind the process are unclear. New research takes a more detailed look. (Medical News Today)

Bad breath may be down to metabolism error
Using genetically engineered mice, researchers found a genetic mutation that may be responsible for chronic extraoral halitosis in humans. (Medical News Today)

What you should know about morbid obesity
A look at morbid obesity, a health problem where being overweight impacts daily life and results in serious health issues. Learn more. (Medical News Today)

All you need to know about hemarthrosis
A look at hemarthrosis, a condition where there is bleeding around the joint cavity. Here we learn more about its symptoms, treatment and causes. (Medical News Today)

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