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.
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.
Donna Sweet, MACP.
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.
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.
How to handle inadvertent findings is a major subject of discussion in the genomics community.
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.
New sights and sounds will greet visitors to the Herbert S. Waxman Clinical Skills Center.
Genomics, molecular biology and immunology are changing the way physicians think about the condition.
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.