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Generative AI: Will New Tech Transform Healthcare?

Artificial intelligence (AI) has found itself at the forefront of the scientific world in recent years. Despite existing as a […]

The State Of: Genomics in Mental Health Research

The advent of genetic and genomics research has transformed our understanding of thousands of human diseases, with our abilities ever […]

The price of fame: Should celebrities disclose their health struggles?

Being unwell can be an isolating experience. Patients can often be unsure of where to turn for support and for […]

The Festival of Genomics and Biodata: An interview with Andrew Roddam, Our Future Health

At the Festival of Genomics and Biodata, we are lucky enough to be joined by some of the biggest names […]

Women’s Health: From the Wandering Uterus to the 21st Century

Despite women making up nearly 50% of the global population, significant gender disparities in healthcare continue to be reported. Whilst […]

Music to Beethoven’s Ears: Genomic Analysis Reveals Basis of Composer’s Chronic Health Conditions

Recent improvements in ancient DNA analysis approaches have enabled researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology to uncover […]

Night owls may be protected from health risks associated with shift work

Certain individuals may be genetically predisposed to being a night owl, according to a recent study published in the journal […]

Anti-Ageing Gene LAV-BPIFB4: A Breakthrough for Heart Health?

In a recent study published in the journal Cardiovascular Research, researchers investigated whether the longevity-associated variant of the bactericidal/permeability-increasing fold21 […]

A Spotlight On: Genetics and Mental Health – Gerome Breen

Gerome Breen, Professor of Psychiatric Genetics, King’s College London. Please note the transcript has been edited for brevity and clarity. […]

Healthy newborns offered whole genome sequencing to screen treatable rare genetic disorders

Genomics England have partnered with the NHS  to implement the Newborn Genomes Programme. Whole genome sequencing (WGS) will be used […]