genetics

Doctors say the baby was treated within hours of being born and months later showed signs the HIV had cleared its body. (Getty Images)

Doctors: 2nd Baby Born With HIV Offers Hope Of A Cure For AIDS

Treatment delivered hours after birth put her infection into remission.

03/07/2014

An overweight child reads her part in a skit. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Study: Strong Genetic Component Found Among Obese Children

Researchers from University College London found that 30 percent of the difference between the body weight of one child and another can be explained by their genes.

03/27/2013

More than three-quarters of parents perceived their overweight children as “about the right weight,” according to a new study that reveals parents today are far less capable of realizing when their children are overweight or obese.  (Photo by VANDERLEI ALMEIDA/AFP/GettyImages)

Study: Genetic Obesity May Prevent Depression

New genetic research has found that the genes thought to be contributing factors to obesity could have one benefit for the people carrying them – by acting as an inhibitor to genes that may cause depression.

11/21/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Opinion: National Review Resorts To Junk Science To Boost Romney

It isn’t just Republican Members of Congress that have junk theories they attach to pseudo-science. Kevin D. Williamson, a conservative writer for the National Review, thinks based on their offspring, genetics and “evolutionary biology” Barack Obama should have ovaries and that Mitt Romney should owns him in this election, “Like a Boss”.

08/23/2012

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