Search results for "Practical Genomics"

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Simple family history acts as a genetic test for skin cancer

Melanoma rate shave been rising, and while genetic tests are available for high-risk patients, a family history is a better way to identify patients who need potentially life-saving surveillance.
November 2008

Genes have influence over whether you smoke, quit or die

Genomics can provide small victories that will make a difference in many lives. ... We are just scratching the surface of the intersection of smoking, health and genomics.
October 2008

Cancer's cure may be found by using the right diagnostic tree

Advances in the understanding of the molecular pathogenesis of cancer, rooted in knowledge of the genetic derangements underpinning each tumor type, leads to the question of whether clinicians should classify cancers by their tissue of origin, or
September 2011

Predicting heart disease with markers is risky undertaking

Genome-wide association studies have identified at least 22 new genetic markers for CHD risk. The current debate around the value of CRP for CHD risk assessment could be considered a warm-up for things to come.
February 2009

Genomics victory marks end of government service for its main proponent

As an observer might surmise, these landmark events were not independent, and only time will tell which will have a more lasting effect on the future of genomics in health care ... The NHGRI, NIH and Dr. Collins are each embarking on the next stages of
July 2008

Creating a blueprint for genomic medical training

Perhaps the most remarkable discussions involved the intersection of the patient-centered medical home and genomics. ... The group came to consensus that a successful medical home incorporating genomics requires a team-based approach.
September 2009

Court case questions patentability of human genomic structure

Though patent law is not always a topic that instills much passion, media outlets have recently covered a court ruling on DNA patenting that has the genomics world in a twist.
June 2010

New tool makes it easy to add crucial family history to EHRs

Electronic medical records are slowly pushing out the family history, eliminating valuable diagnostic information. But a free tool offers an easy way to restore important details to a clinician's files.
May 2009

Filling in the GAPPs will strengthen evidence-based medicine

Paradoxically, that lack of evidence leaves open the potential for the misuse of direct-to-consumer genomics tests for fun, or for their premature adoption by clinicians. ... An attempt to develop a more coordinated national approach to translational
February 2010

Can the electronic medical record contain an entire genome?

Articles in several major journals (Nature, Science, etc.) have noted that genomics research has entered an era of data measured in petabytes. ... Now, are you ready to include genomics test results in your electronic health record?
February 2011

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