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 Scientists question ethics of 'designer babies' The first experiment using CRISPR gene-editing to alter the DNA of human embryos has ignited an outcry from scientists. Seasonal changes may affect immune system The strength of your immune system changes with the seasons, which explains why some diseases are worse during some months than others. Genetic testing moves into the world of employee health Employers may start helping workers find genetic answers to their health problems via a new genetic testing programme. Check Assess your diabetes risk » Quiz Am I at risk for COPD? » Ask CyberDoc » 10 ways to boost your metabolism World's Most Famous TB Patients Scientists may have found genetic cause of Gigantism A defect in growth hormone output may be the cause of Gigantism – a rare condition that causes excessive growth in children. Software can screen family photos for genetic disorders New technology created by researchers at Oxford University can process photographs of your family members and analyse their faces for telltale signs of genetic disorders. Genes may determine how much pain you can take Researchers have pinpointed a number of genes that could help explain why perceptions of pain differ from person to person. Laboratory-grown vaginas a great success Four teenage girls with underdeveloped or absent vaginas, were successfully implanted with laboratory-grown vaginas. US hospital to build store of cancer genetic data An American university wants to build a store of genetic data about various metastatic cancer cases, theoretically sharpening treatment or even coming up with new therapies. Woman sues after child is born with Down syndrome The Constitutional Court will hear an application on Thursday for leave to appeal a Western Cape High Court ruling against a damages claim by the mother of a Down syndrome child. Goat genetically modified to produce medicinal milk Scientists in Brazil have genetically modified a goat to produce milk with a special enzyme to treat Gaucher's disease, a rare human genetic condition. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Why hydration is important while exercising Taking charge of your health Man, take care of your health!