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Medicare may soon cover Prolaris, Decipher tests for prostate cancer

Both Myriad Genetics and Genome DX Biosciences issued media releases today stating that Medicare contractors have issued draft coverage recommendations for tests used to assess the aggressiveness of prostate cancer based on genetic/genomic analyses of tissue from biopsy and post-surgical samples. 145 more words


China's first dengue fever test kit approved for marketing

China View, October 2014

The China Food and Drug Administration recently approved the marketing of a test kit to help diagnose people who may have dengue fever. 14 more words


Genetic tricks could make bionic ears hear better

Scientists have devised a strategy they hope will one day make bionic ears even sharper. The idea is to make neurons inside the ear sprout new branches and become more sensitive to signals from a cochlear implant. 649 more words


Genomic/genetic tests for risk for clinically significant prostate cancer

The precise ability of the various genetic/genomic tests now available to accurately analyze the risk for clinically significant prostate cancer based on biopsy tissue samples is an important factor that all of the different developers and manufacturers of these tests continue to study in greater detail. 834 more words


Transitional Fall Fashion - Part III

Today I’m coming to you with Part III of my four-part series, Transitional Fall Fashion featuring apparel and accessories from Encore boutique.

If you live in the Athens, GA area, you can visit Encore to purchase every piece featured in this series. 224 more words


How Much Coffee You Need Is a Genetic Trait

An international research team has found six new genes underlying our coffee-slurping ways.

The work, led by Marilyn Cornelis, a research associate at the Harvard T.H.

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Why is the distinction between genetic determinism and epigenetics important?

The difference between these two is significant because this fundamental belief called genetic determinism literally means that your life, you’re physical and physiological and emotional behavioral traits are controlled by the genetic code.  188 more words