Lorelei Sandoval and her husband had noticed their four-month-old son, Isaac, had an eye problem. It wasn’t until the doctor asked them if they were Jewish descent that Sandoval started getting nervous.
Angel Moses found out she had breast cancer when she was 38. The surprise? The so-called Jewish gene mutation that escalated her risk for the disease came from her father.
Gene therapy is making progress in treating genetic diseases affecting Jews, but scientists say challenges still remain.
Boomerang, developed by university students, is testing a gene-therapy technology it thinks might change the landscape of cancer treatment.
One of the hallmarks of HBD blogs is the use of data and charts from genetics studies to “prove” their alt-right theories.
“Human biodiversity,” supported by alt-right superstars like Milo Yiannopoulos, is just eugenics updated for the Internet Age.
Two summers ago, thousands of people poured buckets of icy water on themselves and posted videos of it on social media in the name of a disease most had not heard of only a few days earlier — amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS for short.
Public health officials trying to fight breast cancer in Australia find the country’s Jewish population especially challenging.
Irving Gottesman, a modern pioneer in the study of the genetics of schizophrenia, exemplified the saying attributed to Albert Einstein: “Subtle is the Lord, but malicious He is not.”
Dylan Siegel has raised $1 million to help find a cure for a rare genetic disease affecting his best friend. Why would he say that is so ‘chocolate bar’?