Home > Medical > Genetics > News News All sections in Genetics » About Genetics » Gene Therapy » Genes and disease » Genes and Obesity » Health Tips » Nature vs Nurture » Genetics News » Paternity Testing » Stem Cells » Muscular dystrophy » Motor neuron disease » Multiple sclerosis 'New lungs' from stem cells For the first time, scientists have succeeded in transforming human stem cells into functional lung and airway cells. Obesity gene found Researchers report that they have identified a gene that is tied to severe obesity and that their findings could lead to new treatments for obesity. Doctors need to interpret genetic test results Genetic tests are readily available nowadays, but a survey finds that most people prefer the help of a physician to interpret the results. Check Assess your diabetes risk » Quiz Am I at risk for COPD? » Talk Man Talk forum » Ask CyberDoc » 10 ways to boost your metabolism World's Most Famous TB Patients Distinguishing between mom and dad's DNA A new technique can successfully determine whether a particular genetic sequence comes from an individual's mother or father. What puts that individual stamp on your face? US researchers say thousands of gene enhancers play a significant role in craniofacial development and as yet it's unclear what all of them do. Stem cell transplants may dampen sex life A study suggests that blood and bone marrow stem cell transplants may put a damper on the sex lives of cancer patients. Rewriting genomes to fight viruses Scientists have shown that it is possible to rewrite the genome of an organism, and boost its ability to fight off viruses. American 'toddler' dies at age 20 An American girl who was born with an extremely rare condition that kept her a toddler for life has died at the age of 20. Genetic link between meat and colon cancer risk A specific genetic variant might help explain why eating red and processed meat is associated with an increased risk of colon cancer. Stem cell-seeded windpipe patient healthy A woman who received a donor windpipe seeded with her own stem cells in groundbreaking surgery five years ago is healthy. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Your retirement - a healthy mindset So many people, why so alone? You can still enjoy the sweet things in life Take the sugar test, it could save your life.