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CRP? Fuggedaboutit.

The authors of the JAMA genetics study say nope:. "In summary, our mendelian randomization study of more than 28,000 cases and 100,000 controls found no association of variants in
June 2020

QD: News Every Day--Human brains consistent despite other racial differences

Despite individual and ethnic genetic diversity, the human prefrontal cortex shows a consistent molecular architecture, as shown in this picture. ... lifespan. They studied 269 postmortem, healthy human brains, ranging in age from two weeks after
June 2020

QD: News Every Day--OTC gene tests are usually wrong

Genetic Tests:. ... The title could have added "And they're expensive, too." The FDA has already been working on regulating genetic tests as medical devices, varying from their hands-off policy for lab
June 2020

Simple family history acts as a genetic test for skin cancer

Genetic testing in these high-risk cases is available, but not routinely recommended. ... Recently, a study has demonstrated potential value in genetic testing for these families.
November 2008

QD: News Every Day--New resource wrangles info on 2,500 available genetic tests

QD: News Every Day--New resource wrangles info on 2,500 available genetic tests. ... What's more, we designed this tool to serve as a portal to other medical genetics information, with context-specific links to practice guidelines and a variety of genetic
June 2020

Determining actionability of genetic findings in clinical practice

Just as radiology screenings can return results of incidentalomas, genetic scans can also return inadvertent findings. ... Yet, targeted panels of clinically useful, patent-protected genetic tests will soon be more expensive than sequencing the patient's
July 2012

Penrose box

This is an amazing concept, since dietary choices, if they are indeed choices and not mandated by genetic and environmental factors, produce concentration gradients of carbohydrates, lipids, and proteins which can
June 2020

Experimental lung cancer pill highlights potential of targeted therapy

Nonetheless, this new kind of chemo pill is a terrific example of how oncology is changing by advances in genetics, and how cancer patients' prognoses, and lives, will be better in ... What's key is that the investigators tried the new drug only in lung
June 2020

A brave new world of consumer gene tests

And some are more important than others, said Kelly Ormond, program director for Stanford University's Master's Program in Human Genetics and Genetic Counseling, and a consultant for consumer genetic ... Ormond said. Doctors can also go to the Web sites
July 2009

Ivacaftor, a breakthrough in cystic fibrosis treatment

Now we have a very happy exception. Cystic fibrosis is the most common fatal genetic disorder in whites, affecting 30,000 people in the U.S.
June 2020

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