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The use of genome-wide analysis , where the entirety of an individual's DNA is examined to look for the genomic mutations or variants which can cause health problems is a massively useful technology for diagnosing disease.
HEALTH Secretary Alex Neil hopes more Scottish women will come forward to be tested in the wake of the actress speaking out about her preventative operation.
Britain launched a research programme on Monday that should eventually allow all cancer patients to have access to the kind of genetic analysis that led Hollywood star Angelina Jolie to decide to undergo a double mastectomy.
A HEARTBROKEN couple, who tried for six years to have a baby, are searching for an answer as to why their young son died suddenly in his sleep.
Scicurious is a PhD in Physiology, and is currently a postdoc in biomedical research.
The next two years will see a fierce debate about immediate priorities in public spending, but many health economists are already looking 30 to 40 years further ahead.
Temple Grandin, a professor of animal science at Colorado State University, eloquently described life from the perspective of someone living with autism i n her memoir, Thinking in Pictures Emmy-winning HBO movie .
Genomic analyses suggest that patterns of genetic diversity which indicate population movement may not be as ancient as previously believed, but may be attributable to recent events.
It is vanishingly rare for an experimental treatment to wipe out advanced, recurrent cancer, then keep the disease from coming back.
Informed consent is the backbone of patient care. Genetic testing has long required patient consent and patients have had a "right not to know" the results.
Few things are more certain to personality psychologists than the idea that habits are hard to break.