News tagged with genetic testing
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People have more and more chances to participate in genetic testing that can indicate their range of risk for developing a disease. Receiving these results does not appreciably drive up or diminishtest recipients' ...
Genetics May 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Screening lung cancer tumor samples for cancer-causing, or "driver," genetic mutations can help physicians tailor patients' treatments to target those specific mutations. While scientists have identified cancer-causing mutations ...
Cancer May 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Researchers report that a new DNA test may be able to spot an increased risk of autism in children as young as 6 months old.
Pediatrics May 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A novel mechanism for anxiety behaviors, including a previously unrecognized inhibitory brain signal, may inspire new strategies for treating psychiatric disorders, University of Chicago researchers report.
Genetics May 15, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have developed a genetic test that can accurately predict whether the most common form of eye cancer will spread to ...
Ophthalmology May 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Patients see potential benefits from direct-to-consumer genetic testing, but are also concerned about how test results will be used, and generally are unwilling to pay more than $10 or $20 for them, according to focus groups ...
Genetics May 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
When children behave badly, it's easy to blame their parents. Sometimes, however, such behavior may be due to a mental disorder.
Pediatrics Apr 29, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 2
Africa's deadliest malaria parasite has shown resistance in lab tests to one of the most powerful drugs on the market -- a warning of possible resistance to follow in patients, scientists said Friday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Several new studies that may help doctors tailor lung cancer treatment to the characteristics of individual patients and of their tumors are being presented at the 3rd European Lung Cancer Conference in Geneva.
Cancer Apr 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- A leading U.S. government panel has renewed its 2004 recommendation that women at average risk for ovarian cancer not get screened for the disease.
Cancer Apr 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Gene scans for everyone? Not so fast. New research suggests that for the average person, decoding your own DNA may not turn out to be a really useful crystal ball for future health.
Genetics Apr 02, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (4) | 2
Three newly confirmed lupus genes are opening new avenues of research at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation.
Genetics Mar 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Developed in Canada and conducted by researchers from the University of Ottawa Heart Institute, in partnership with Spartan Bioscience, the world's first bedside genetic test has received acknowledgment by ...
Cardiology Mar 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new device designed to more effectively produce DNA samples for genetic testing from slide-mounted tissue samples is better equipped than most models on the market to help in the diagnosis and treatment ...
Cancer Mar 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Study reports validation of the first point-of-care genetic test in medicine, regarding use of antiplatelet therapy
A study published Online First by the Lancet reports the successful validation and clinical application of the first point-of-care genetic test in medicine. The test successfully identifies the CYP2C19*2 allele: a common ...
Cardiology Mar 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |