Fragile X syndrome, caused by an altered gene on the X chromosome, is inherited and there may be family characteristics that indicate if there is risk of carrying this altered gene.
Quest Diagnostics’ new NewbornDx Advanced Sequencing test provides a targeted approach to testing in a turnaround time meant for the NICU.
It is important for cancer survivors to talk to their healthcare providers about genetic testing on a regular basis.
A surge in hepatitis C cases, especially in younger populations, is the hidden result of the opioid epidemic.
In addition to the crisis’ impact on families, finances, and futures, scientific evidence shows cardiovascular dangers are emerging from opioid misuse.
A new study suggests that a novel lab test that analyzes specific HDL proteins may better predict risk of — and death by — coronary heart disease in some patients.
Incidence of tick-borne disease has risen rapidly and prevention is the key to slow the number from climbing.
Getting bitten by a tick may be the start of complex medical conditions in patients.