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Guidance limited for treating acute pain

It's not understood, he said, whether that heightened pain sensitivity is an inborn genetic vulnerability to developing an opioid use disorder, or whether the drug use over time has altered
February 2018

Sifting through the mammogram muck

Breast MRI is a sensitive screening modality and is recommended for women with genetic breast cancer risk such as BRCA1 and BRCA2, or with a calculated lifetime breast cancer risk of
June 2020

Public health and personal responsibilities

Bacteria are the incubator of biodiversity on our planet. There is more fundamental genetic variation among varieties of bacteria than there is separating penguin from pine tree, orange from ocelot.
June 2020

Obituaries

She was perhaps best known for her early research in hematology uncovering the genetic basis of sickle cell disease, which made it possible to test newborns for the disease.
June 2010

Consensus lacking on lifestyle and dementia

It's not genetics—the genetics aren't changing that quickly. It's the environment, and what in the environment has changed over the last 40 to 50 years?” he said,
October 2017

Dr. Eric Topol and the creative destruction of medicine

Dr. Topol, a cardiologist with a background in genetics, was a prominent figure in the take-down of Vioxx. ... There's a long chapter on "Biology" which offers, among other insights, a realistic critique of genetic information that many doctors don't
June 2020

Making space for preconception counseling in primary care

McGowan said. “We also have access to a geneticist and a nutritionist if the patient might need that to optimize her care or to discuss potential karyotyping or other genetic testing.
May 2020

Reviewing the IOM report on breast cancer and the environment

genetic traits, aren't amenable to intervention. ... It considered all possible causes of breast cancer that aren't directly inherited through DNA, including factors that might influence a genetic disposition.
June 2020

QD: News Every Day--10 areas of diabetes research to highlight for the next 10 years

genetic basis of type 1 and 2 diabetes, obesity and their complications,.
June 2020

QD: News Every Day--Lifestyle trumps environmental causes for breast cancer prevention

Its advice was that a healthy lifestyle helps in general, even in women with genetic predispositions to breast cancer, and not only with cancer but with other diseases.
June 2020

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