Genetic Testing

The Pros and Cons of Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing

The Pros and Cons of Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing

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Direct-to-consumer genetic testing has been receiving a lot of attention over the past 10 years from medical providers, consumers, consumer advisory boards, regulatory entities, and ethicists.

Whole-Genome Sequencing: Assessing Clinical Utility

Whole-Genome Sequencing: Assessing Clinical Utility

Whole-genome sequencing of healthy people reveals that while some are at risk for rare genetic diseases, the implications remain unknown.

FDA Approves Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Risk Tests

FDA Approves Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Risk Tests

The FDA has approved the first home genetic tests for 10 diseases or conditions.

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