Not being able to hold one’s newborn is a tragic thought for any parent to imagine, but that’s the reality for one California couple whose child has a rare, painful skin disease, KCRA reported.
In a new study, researchers found evidence that certain genetic variants, along with environmental factors, affect the brain, and therefore behavior.
Four-year-old Chelsea Hammel, of Queensland, Australia, can’t walk, talk or sleep soundly, as loud noises cause her to wake and have seizures.
In most cases of Lou Gehrig's disease, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), it's not known what caused the condition, but a new study finds genes may play a larger role than previously thought.
The amount of time people spend sleeping is linked with two regions of their DNA, a new study suggests
Only a short time ago, autism was one of our great medical mysteries.
Which would you rather have during old age: a sharp mind or good physical health?
Ten patients with severe hemophilia B have remained cured of the inherited bleeding disorder for as long as three years thanks to gene therapy, according to a new report on the technique in the New...