How genes decide recovery from alcoholism

US researchers have identified genetic markers that may help in identifying individuals who could benefit from the alcoholism treatment drug Acamprosate.

Genetic markers could help predict stroke in patients with heart disease

Researchers at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Salt Lake City have identified a biological process that could help physicians predict when someone with heart disease is likely to have a heart attack in the near future.

New technology can create mugshots using only DNA

Scientists have developed a new technology that can map accurate facial structures using racial, gender, and genetic markers using DNA.

Scientists identify possible genetic markers in breast cancer that spreads to brain

Researchers have uncovered possible genetic origins of breast cancer that spreads to the brain.

Second pathway through which Alzheimer`s develops identified

A new set of genetic markers for Alzheimer`s that point to a second pathway through which the disease develops has been identified by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

Genetic markers for breast cancer identified

Innovative studies have explored a number of promising pathways for treatment and new targets for preventing the spread of breast cancer.