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How Can Figure Out Your Adult Height?

How Can Figure Out Your Adult Height?

There are a number of factors that can affect your adult height: height and growth patterns, such as early or delayed growth of family members; when you reached puberty; any chronic illnesses that you have; and nutrition. Many teens are … Read more

Gene Test Might Predict Colon Cancer’s Return

Gene Test Might Predict Colon Cancer's Return

TUESDAY, Jan. 18 (HealthDay News) — A genetic test seems able to identify which people with stage II colon cancer face a higher risk of recurrence, German researchers report. Patients found as high risk four times more likely to have … Read more

Genetics Could Play Role in Teen Drinking

Genetics Could Play Role in Teen Drinking

TUESDAY, Jan. 18 (HealthDay News) — Genetics appear to play a role in teens’ use of heavy drinking to cope with negative feelings, a new study suggests. In study, getting drunk to cope with negative feelings was tied to certain … Read more

Blood Type O Associated With Less Risk for Heart Attack

Blood Type O Associated With Less Risk for Heart Attack

FRIDAY, Jan. 14 (HealthDay News) — Researchers have simultaneously discovered a gene that seems to raise the risk of cardiovascular disease, while also noting that having the blood type O might guard against heart attack once arteries become clogged. Study … Read more

Your Genes Help You Choose Your Friends, Study Says

Your Genes Help You Choose Your Friends, Study Says

MONDAY, Jan. 17 (HealthDay News) — Your friends aren’t just people you enjoy: You tend to befriend others with similar or complementary genes, a new study suggests. Biology drives people to find others with similar or complementary traits Researchers from … Read more