The Podcast by KevinMD | Podcast | September 20, 2020 “Both clinical and direct-to-consumer genetic testing have become significantly less costly and more common, providing people with access to a wealth of information about everything from their ethnicity and family lineage to their risk for certain diseases and how they will respond to medications such… Read More »
One in three people is at risk for diabetes. So 23andMe set out to develop the first direct-to-consumer genetic test to assess whether its users have a higher likelihood of developing type 2 diabetes, which is the most common form of the disease.
Some mysteries of development are still unsolvedJohn Fedele/Blend/Getty By Michael Le Page “If we have more children, will they also have the disorder?” That’s the question parents ask after discovering their child has a developmental disorder – and it looks as though providing an answer is going to be even more complex than we thought.… Read More »
The Results of Your Genetic Test Are Reassuring. But That Can Change. Laboratories frequently “reclassify” genetic mutations. But there is no reliable system for telling patients or doctors that the results of their genetic tests are no longer valid. By Gina Kolata Oct. 16, 2018 ImageCreditBrian Stauffer The results of a genetic test may seem… Read More »