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Rural prevention efforts face specific hurdles

genetic advances that can be used in clinical practice.
September 2015

QD: News Every Day--Marfan syndrome eludes primary care diagnoses

Simplified diagnostic criteria appeared in the The Journal of Medical Genetics in 2010. ... Score Calculator, a Z-score calculator used to determine the size of the aorta compared to body surface area, and key points about the role of genetic testing and
June 2020

The outlier's message, and evolutionary science in breast cancer

The cells growing in one area of a tumor can and often do harbor markedly different genetic mutations from the cells growing in another part of the tumor. ... tech observations, like findings on physical examination and how the patient's feeling, with
June 2020

QD: News Every Day--Patient-centered pilots need a PR makeover

New York Times). Genomics. In a follow-up to last week's post, the maker of one direct-to-consumer genetics test has fired back at the Government Accountability Office's ... It should be noted that the problem of different risk predictions from different
June 2020

The dilemma of breast density

So basic genetic evaluation, and then we're trying to move to categorize all women by their lifetime risk of breast cancer.
July 2018

Sniffing out smell disorders

Mainland explained. In his lab, Dr. Mainland is exploring this mapping and examining how genetics may affect smell and cause congenital smell disorders by looking for mutated genes in individuals from
March 2019

Research challenges diverticulitis dogma

noted. Genetics also contributes substantially to risk, Dr. Peery said. Research has shown that patients who have a sibling with diverticulitis can have three times the risk for the disease and
July 2018

MKSAP Quiz: Abrupt episode of syncope

Once Brugada syndrome is diagnosed, first-degree family members should be referred to an inherited arrhythmia clinic (electrophysiology clinic specializing in genetic disorders) for counseling and screening.
July 2018

Are you at risk for an adverse medication reaction?

Moreover, research has revealed that there is significant genetic variation in their activity from one individual to the next. ... With this finding, some have advocated genetic testing of all patients who need Plavix for its important indication.
June 2020

Boxed warning removed from asthma drugs

Expanded approval of olaparib tablets (Lynparza) to treat patients with certain types of metastatic breast cancer whose tumors have a specific inherited genetic mutation. ... Patients are selected for treatment with the drug based on an FDA-approved
March 2018

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