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SNPwatch: Evidence for Gene-Environment Interaction in Alcoholism

September 22, 2009
Addiction to alcohol is associated with the brain’s reward system, which reinforces behaviors that feel good – like drinking – by releasing neurotransmitters such as dopamine and endorphins. With prolonged...
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DNA Variation May Help Us Break Free From Our Routines

July 31, 2009
“But we always go there!” And so begins another Friday night.   When it comes to choosing where to go to dinner, my husband likes to stick with the tried...
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SNPwatch: Why You Gave Your Parents a Hard Time Growing Up

January 30, 2008
SNPwatch gives you the latest news about research linking various traits and conditions to individual genetic variations. These studies are exciting because they offer a glimpse into how genetics may...
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