New Genetic Clues to Severe Childhood Epilepsy
SUNDAY, Aug. 11 (HealthDay News) -- A new technique used to
identify genes associated with severe forms of childhood epilepsy
could be used to find and confirm other gene mutations that cause
neurological disorders, researchers report.
Early Sex, Drugs More Common Among Teens With Half-Siblings, Study Suggests
SUNDAY, Aug. 11 (HealthDay News) -- Teens who have half-siblings
-- brothers or sisters with a different father -- are more likely
to use drugs and have sex by age 15 than teens with only full
siblings, according to a new study.
Genetic Overlap Seen in Five Mental Disorders
SUNDAY, Aug. 11 (HealthDay News) -- Five major mental disorders
share common inherited genetic variations, a new study finds.