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Coffee found to have a stimulating effect on some digestive processes

Coffee found to have a stimulating effect on some digestive processes

Experts visualize genes linked to hearing loss in humans

Experts visualize genes linked to hearing loss in humans

Study finds several common genetic loci associated with dilated cardiomyopathy in U.S. veterans

Study finds several common genetic loci associated with dilated cardiomyopathy in U.S. veterans

Genetic liability to mental health conditions may affect a person's choice of residence

Genetic liability to mental health conditions may affect a person's choice of residence

Smoking-related DNA methylation patterns explain the variation in BMI between individuals

Smoking-related DNA methylation patterns explain the variation in BMI between individuals

Research findings likely to enhance genome-based disease prediction

Research findings likely to enhance genome-based disease prediction

Study identifies C9orf72 repeat expansion using novel genetic marker

Study identifies C9orf72 repeat expansion using novel genetic marker

Study finds no evidence that caffeine consumption leads to greater risk of arrhythmias

Study finds no evidence that caffeine consumption leads to greater risk of arrhythmias

Consuming large amounts of daily caffeine may increase the risk of glaucoma

Consuming large amounts of daily caffeine may increase the risk of glaucoma

Genetic evidence shows that cardio fitness influences coffee intake

Genetic evidence shows that cardio fitness influences coffee intake

Researchers identify overlapping genetic locations that shape face and the brain

Researchers identify overlapping genetic locations that shape face and the brain

Fish oil provides health benefits based on the genetic makeup

Fish oil provides health benefits based on the genetic makeup

Processed meat consumption associated with increased risk of dementia

Processed meat consumption associated with increased risk of dementia

Genetic testing technology is extremely unreliable in detecting very rare genetic variants

Genetic testing technology is extremely unreliable in detecting very rare genetic variants

Daytime napping is partly regulated by a person's genes

Daytime napping is partly regulated by a person's genes

Increased weight is causally protective for breast and prostate cancer

Increased weight is causally protective for breast and prostate cancer

Statins can reduce risk of heart attacks and other cardiovascular diseases

Statins can reduce risk of heart attacks and other cardiovascular diseases

Human gut microbiota may play a significant role in maintaining health

Human gut microbiota may play a significant role in maintaining health

Genetic background influences cancer risk in individuals with single-gene variants

Genetic background influences cancer risk in individuals with single-gene variants

Study sheds light on inner workings of the human heart

Study sheds light on inner workings of the human heart