Autism spectrum disorder presents in ways as varied as the people who are on the spectrum.
Some people with autism struggle with romantic relationships while others have no problem.
Researchers believe more awareness of risk could lead to earlier diagnosis and better outcomes.
Researchers believe more awareness of risk could lead to earlier diagnosis and better outcomes.
Rates of adverse pregnancy outcomes are high, and racial disparities contribute to the risk.
If you have a mutation passed down by a parent, you may have a higher chance of getting cancer.
Learn about the symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatments for alcohol use disorder.
An innovative genetic atlas may help improve treatment for this often misunderstood disease.
Learn how the genetic disease manifests in patients.
The genetic condition requires lifelong management and decreases life expectancy.
CF is going to affect every part of your life. But that doesn't mean you can't have great sex.
It's rare, it's very serious—affecting your memory, mood and movement—and it's inherited.
The findings could help identify more women at risk for this serious disease of the ovaries.
If Mom, Dad or Great-Aunt Betsy had it, does that mean I'm going to get it?
Does the size of your penis depend on your genetic heritage?
Experts say food restrictions fundamentally won't succeed for sustainable weight loss.
The real question is how closely—and what you're willing to do to find out.
The false-positive rate for rare disorders can leave parents-to-be with inaccurate information.
Some pregnant women develop a rare but dangerous condition called hyperemesis gravidarum.
Research provides the first evidence for the role of de novo mutations in male fertility issues.
Detection rates, treatment options and outcomes all vary depending on where you live.
Survivors and alliances are raising awareness, so man up and learn about the disease.
Your family history can sometimes put you at a higher risk of developing the disease.
Your genes govern appearance and blood type, but they're also responsible for a whole lot more.
Specialized counselors shed light on hidden fertility issues, from sperm to disease.
A revelation about a biological parent throws it all into question.
The noticeable bend of Peyronie's disease isn't always due to one distinct injury.
Hashimoto's is an autoimmune disease and the number-one cause of hypothyroidism.
Experts explain what to expect as you're recovering from this major operation.
NHL starts in white blood cells and is the seventh most common cancer among American adults.
Alterations on certain genes can predispose people of all sexes to a host of cancers.
Science is starting to uncover the fascinating and terrifying truth about this vital organ.
Women with a higher genetic risk may want to avoid steroids, but more research is needed.
Most individual fertility issues can be assessed and treated, but some cases are 'unexplained.'
Even if you've tested normal for the BRCA mutation, doctors advise retesting for PALB2 variant.
It's possible to prevent the passing on of these serious conditions.
You can live a full and happy life…yes, even without gluten.
Using talcum products on your genitals may slightly increase your risk.
Be on your guard. Are these high-risk conditions just around the corner?
Be on your guard. Are these high-risk conditions just around the corner?
An analysis of nearly 200,000 men could lead to improvements in screening and prevention.
It’s not just for kids—here’s what you need to know.
This congenital condition is rare, but some men learn about it when they're unable to conceive.
Studies indicate an indirect but important relationship between gum disease and ED.
You take the pill, but are you concerned that it’s causing you stomach issues like IBS?
If your child has trouble breathing, check the context, know the triggers and go see a doctor.
For some men, genetics can help guide treatment options—and predict risk for family members.
Whether you're into astrology or not, the numbers don't lie.
Hormones and genetics may explain why your immune system is attacking your body.
Congenital abnormalities—passed down from dad or mom—play a role in some infertility cases.
When you're up late all the time, there may be an issue with your brain chemistry.
Services use DNA profiles to match dream lovers, but does science back them up?
Black men are at a higher risk for the deadly disease—and location matters, too.
Heart disease is just as common among women as men and every bit as dangerous.
Carrier screening, amniocentesis and other tests can prepare you for a lot, but not everything.
A surprising cause of erectile dysfunction is an overload of an essential mineral.
A medication commonly used to treat hair loss has been linked with erectile dysfunction.
Certain genetic disorders can cause infertility in men, but treatment options are available.
Why an increase in blood supply leaves your hands swollen and uncomfortable.
Your genetics may be causing infertility. Here's what you should know.
Facial hair and infertility may be signs of a larger issue.
Lumps in the breast are completely normal, and learning how to react will reduce stress.
You have choices for breast cancer treatment. Here's what to expect from different procedures.
Minimizing anxiety and distress reduces the negative mental health impacts for patients.
A plant-based diet may aid recovery, while processed foods are best avoided.
Long-term use of certain oral contraception may help prevent some reproductive cancers.
Certain genetic traits can significantly increase your risk of developing ovarian cancer.
Feeling anxiety over a cervical biopsy? Knowing what to expect can help assuage your worries.
Factors that can lead to premature menopause are many, but the cause is often unknown.
Consider several factors as you look for the perfect person to carry your child into the world.
The size of a man's testicles can provide a fascinating insight into his well-being.
Unfortunately, the early symptoms of this dangerous disease are minor and easy to overlook.
This isn't just your grandfather's disease—prevention can begin no matter how young you are.
Should all men embrace their silver fox? Here are your options.
Studies give newfound cancer-fighting status to popular foods, including a loved pizza topping.
Most cases of obstructive urinary symptoms have benign origins, but get checked anyway.
Part of staying healthy and active as you age means taking control of your bone health.
While minoxidil won't affect your fertility, finasteride might.
It may make your daily routine easier, but there are risks. The facts can help you decide.
These five tips will help you navigate a difficult situation and be a valued resource.
If you're considering solutions for hair loss, educate yourself about some serious side effects.
One in 78 women will get ovarian cancer. Know your risk factors, find it early and beat it.
More than 27,000 women under age 45 are expected to be diagnosed with breast cancer this year.
Hypospadias, repaired or not, leads to numerous issues, but treatment and support are available.
This BPH surgery, which can produce long-lasting effects, is suitable for many patients.
An estimated 100,000 people in the U.S. get this lifesaving procedure each year.
Keep certain considerations in mind before you opt for a glimpse at your genetic code.
Some common viewpoints about sperm banks and donors are downright false. Here are the facts.
Let's understand what's at stake when a boy is born with hypospadias, and bust some myths.
We bust some heart disease myths so you can make better choices about your heart health.
Feeling yourself up is more likely to cause anxiety than deliver a breast cancer diagnosis.
Early loss of bone mass to osteoporosis can be difficult to detect, but it is possible.
Preeclampsia is a pregnancy complication that can have adverse effects on a mother and her baby.
If you know you’re at high risk for developing breast cancer, learn your options.
Giving birth to a baby with hypospadias causes new circumcision considerations.
Consumer-based genetic testing is adding a new wrinkle to the issue of sperm-donor privacy.
Even after treatment, this birth defect of the penis may pose complications to patients.
A journey of ancestral discovery can have some unwanted detours but a rewarding destination.
Watch for the warning signs of heart disease, and learn how you can prevent this deadly disease.
Asthma is annoying at best and fatal at worst. Don’t let it take the wind out of your sex life.
One woman in 10 is affected by endometriosis—physically, psychologically and sexually.
Regular checkups can help expectant mothers identify symptoms and protect against preeclampsia.
Take time to process your feelings and seek support when dealing with infertility.
Using tattoos, women are turning painful memories into symbols of creativity, beauty and power.
Knowing what to expect during a routine mammogram screening can ease first-timers’ stress.
It was taking too long to read my mammogram. A biopsy was ordered. I had stage 2 breast cancer.
To help prevent cancer, prostate exams are necessary, especially for men in at-risk categories.
A little known disorder, Peyronie’s can affect the appearance and function of your penis.
There’s no surefire way to avoid prostate cancer, but preventive measures may lower the risk.
It’s possible to reduce your chances of prostate cancer with minor lifestyle changes.
The 'cancer gene' might be new to your knowledge base, but learning more about it can only help.