Genetics

 
Excess Weight and Genetics May Put Women at Higher Risk of Gout
December 10, 2021

Excess adiposity and genetic predisposition both were found to be associated with a higher risk of gout, particularly among US women, in a new prospective study.

Developmental Disorders in Children: A Photo Quiz
September 14, 2013

Early identification of childhood disorders is essential for achieving the best possible outcomes. This week’s photo quiz tests your ability to recognize some of the possible presentations.

Podcast: Guide to the New NIH Online Directory of Genetic Tests
April 13, 2012

With genetic tests rapidly entering medical practice, and some patients even ordering them on their own, the NIH has launched a Genetic Testing Registry to help doctors interpret and follow up on these tests. In this interview, the director of the new Genetic Testing Registry tells why you need it, and what's there for your reference.