Genetics

Researchers find childhood obesity linked to genetics

Childhood obesity is usually linked to overeating, fast food, and insufficient exercise. Now, researchers have found one more thing to add to the list.

Preparing for the Future

From summer institutes and nursing school courses to workshops and online resources, many options are available to help minority nurses learn about the health care implications of the new genetics and genomics

When it Comes to Genes, We’re Not That Different After All

While one racial or ethnic group may look different than another, eat different foods and have different cultural histories, there is no significant genetic difference between races, according to scientists responsible for decoding the human genome.

Asian American Women Missing Out on Genetic Testing for Breast Cancer Risk

Asian American Women Missing Out on Genetic Testing for Breast Cancer Risk

Despite advances in genetic testing, researchers from Stanford University say many Asian American women with BRCA mutations seem to be falling through the cracks.

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