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Even rare inherited cancer syndromes lurk in your practice

Pop quiz: How many health care rating schemes are out there?.
1 May 2008

Fleshing out the debate over meat from cloned animals

Warnings, recalls, label changes, and approvals.
1 Mar 2008

Target unique genetic diseases through common pathways

Marfan syndrome may benefit from angiotension receptor blockers, just one example of how genetic diseases can be cured by available drugs instead of genetic cures, by W. Gregory Feero, MD, PhD.
1 Sep 2008

Carrier screening makes risk-benefit analysis more complex

Donna Sweet, MACP.
1 Jun 2008

Unraveling autism's many causes, spread across the genome

Despite the 90% heritability of autism, suggesting a very strong genetic component to its etiology, zeroing in on the genetic underpinnings of this disorder has been very challenging.
1 Apr 2009

Compared to mustard plants, humans have yet to ‘ketchup’

New sights and sounds will greet visitors to the Herbert S. Waxman Clinical Skills Center.
1 Apr 2008

Genes have influence over whether you smoke, quit or die

Genes dictate which patients smoke, quit and die from the habit. Genomics can provide small victories that will make a difference in many lives.
1 Oct 2008

Microscopic genes affected by macroeconomic events

Genes may express themselves differently, depending upon their environment. So, economic disparities and differences in access to health care could impact a person's health. In an era of personalized care, technology, biology and business intersect in novel ways.
1 Mar 2012

Asthma genetics paving the way for new approaches to care

Asthma is the most common chronic disease in children in the United States today, with prevalence and severity of the disease escalating over the past 20 years. It's a disease in which genetic and environmental factors combine in ways that are still poorly understood. Genomics, molecular biology and immunology are changing the way physicians think about the condition.
1 Oct 2009

Expectations exceed understanding in unraveling the genome

Genomic advances have come at a tremendous pace, yet frustration exists that the benefits are not available today. Members of the medical community debate where to focus resources to balance long-term goals against pressing needs.
1 Sep 2010

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