Insurers will sometimes pay for genetic testing. Other times, your only option may be to cover the cost yourself. Here's what you should know about the cost.
Researching, regulating, and testing new treatments still pose difficulties to this science. Who should pay for screening and treatments is also up for debate.
Doctors have more information and more choices to fight even fast-growing cancers. Here's what you should know about DNA sequencing to prevent and treat cancer.
Learning which genes you carry could motivate you to take better care of your health and delay or prevent the disease. Here’s what you should know about genetic testing for Alzheimer’s disease.
Rapid computing has advanced gene-based and other medicines that could improve outcomes for transplant patients. Here's how personalized drugs might help you.
Precision medicine tests and treatments are changing how doctors identify and treat a spectrum of retinal diseases, including childhood cancer. Lean more.
Reproductive scientists believe a “three-parent” IFV technique can prevent genetic diseases. Babies born with DNA from three biological parents are already here.
Do you feel doomed to depression, high blood pressure, or heart disease? Your habits may have more to do with your health problems than your family history.