Genetics

The Western Diet’s Immune Impact

June 14, 2012

Inflammatory bowel disease is an ailment on the rise. A European study found that the incidence of IBD roughly doubled from 1990 to 2001, and even larger surges in IBD cases have been observed in areas of the United States and Europe studied since [Read more]

A Crack in the Safe of Genomic Studies

May 29, 2012

As genotyping becomes cheaper and more routine, the optimism about the medical benefits is laced with paranoia about genetic privacy. Personal genetics businesses promise the tighest security with their customers’ DNA test results, electronic [Read more]