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Even if a cancer-predisposing mutation is present in a family, others will not get cancer, part 1

What is genetic testing?

Genetic testing looks for specific inherited changes (mutations) in a person’s chromosomes, genes, or proteins. Genetic mutations can have harmful, beneficial, neutral (no effect), or uncertain effects on health. 5,099 more words

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News IV: Parents in town & wedding #2 + the road to Week 10!

So the festivities of our second wedding went phenomenal. Tons of friends made it out and we wore our country’s traditional wedding attire and went through a whole ceremony. 786 more words

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A DNA Ultra-sensitive test for cancers, HIV

Catching a disease in its earliest stages can lead to more effective therapies. Stanford chemists have increased the likelihood of detecting these diseases via a test that is thousands of times more sensitive than current diagnostics. 1,755 more words

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4 Steps To Proper Gene Testing

Over the last year or so, I have studiously buried my head in the sand and avoided genetic testing like 23andme like the plague!

If anyone asked me for help, I sent them straight over to Anne Pemberton, the UK’s foremost Nutrigenomics practitioner (more on her joining our team below, oh yes..) and left them to it! 652 more words

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Here’s a brief overview of some of the tests for diagnosing CMS.  This doesnt  cover all the tests I’ve done over the years. Just the main/general/obvious ones that most patients with CMS might have in common. 1,390 more words

NEW GENETIC TEST TO DETECT INHERITED HEART CONDITIONS

A new test has been launched to detect inherited heart conditions, which affect more than half a million people in the UK. 446 more words

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