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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

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.
April 2009

Carrier screening makes risk-benefit analysis more complex

Donna Sweet, MACP.
June 2008

Microscopic genes affected by macroeconomic events

Our genomics may seem independent of macroeconomics. One is a physical aspect of our cells and the other is a construct of society. ... The genomics community and each part of the health care system responsible for the U.S.
March 2012

Genomics impacts everyday practices in unexpected ways

There is ongoing debate whether genomics will revolutionize medicine or if it's simply a pipe dream. ... Those in primary care who have questioned whether genomics is having much of an effect should take notice of this case.
July 2009

Determining actionability of genetic findings in clinical practice

How to handle inadvertent findings is a major subject of discussion in the genomics community.
July 2012

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

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

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

Asthma genetics paving the way for new approaches to care

Genomics, molecular biology and immunology are changing the way physicians think about the condition.
October 2009

Genetic tests are being used more, and they're worth it

Molecular diagnostics tests could cost Americans $15 billion to $25 billion by the end of the next decade. Physicians believe the tests are warranted, although they're skeptical about costs and their ability to interpret them properly for patients.
May 2012

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