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Expectations exceed understanding in unraveling the genome

Recent high-profile articles in the lay press have criticized the lack of immediately tangible health benefits from genomics research investment. ... Recently the National Human Genome Research Institute hosted a planning conference to mull over future
September 2010

Predicting heart disease with markers is risky undertaking

Genome-wide association studies have identified at least 22 new genetic markers for CHD risk. The current debate around the value of CRP for CHD risk assessment could be considered a warm-up for things to come.
February 2009

Genomics victory marks end of government service for its main proponent

As an observer might surmise, these landmark events were not independent, and only time will tell which will have a more lasting effect on the future of genomics in health care ... The NHGRI, NIH and Dr. Collins are each embarking on the next stages of
July 2008

Cancer's cure may be found by using the right diagnostic tree

Advances in the understanding of the molecular pathogenesis of cancer, rooted in knowledge of the genetic derangements underpinning each tumor type, leads to the question of whether clinicians should classify cancers by their tissue of origin, or
September 2011

Don't look now, but you are surrounded

Skin, teeth and guts. Microbes live on or in each, and a new interest exists in how to manipulate the human microbiome to benefit human health.
June 2011

Creating a blueprint for genomic medical training

Perhaps the most remarkable discussions involved the intersection of the patient-centered medical home and genomics. ... The group came to consensus that a successful medical home incorporating genomics requires a team-based approach.
September 2009

Court case questions patentability of human genomic structure

Though patent law is not always a topic that instills much passion, media outlets have recently covered a court ruling on DNA patenting that has the genomics world in a twist.
June 2010

New tool makes it easy to add crucial family history to EHRs

Electronic medical records are slowly pushing out the family history, eliminating valuable diagnostic information. But a free tool offers an easy way to restore important details to a clinician's files.
May 2009

Filling in the GAPPs will strengthen evidence-based medicine

Paradoxically, that lack of evidence leaves open the potential for the misuse of direct-to-consumer genomics tests for fun, or for their premature adoption by clinicians. ... An attempt to develop a more coordinated national approach to translational
February 2010

Companies may bring genetic scans direct to consumers

The American consumer seems to be growing weary of TV ads for erectile dysfunction drugs.
February 2008

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