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Testing times call for testing measures

Written in May 2013

She made an empowering decision.

She seized control of a major threat to her life, and had life-changing surgery.

She is more secure about her life because of this decision and the certainty it gave her. 1,368 more words


Cardiff University develops faster tests for lung infections

BBC News Owain Clarke 21 July 2015

Scientists at Cardiff University are using DNA testing by robots to identify infections in cystic fibrosis patients more quickly and accurately.  34 more words

Clinical Pathology

I wasn't expecting that...

Months ago now, Miss Z had an appointment with her neurologist. I love her neurologist – not only does she obviously care about Miss Z and actually take the time to have a discussion with me, but she is also a sincerely nice person. 695 more words

Medical Updates

Surviving Infertility Treatments: What I Want You to Know

It has been five years since I first stepped foot into my Reproductive Endocrinologist (RE) office. And it’s been three years since I have been back.  359 more words


Meet the woman leading Ancestry.com into the world of personal genetics

It’s been a big couple of weeks for Dr. Cathy Petti, the new chief health officer of Ancestry.com. Last Thursday, the company—which focuses on helping people trace their family origins—announced that it has hired Petti to play a major role in the launch of… 1,145 more words


Against Genetic Tests for Athletic Talent: The Primacy of the Phenotype.

New insights into the genetics of sport performance lead to new areas of application. One area is the use of genetic tests to identify athletic talent. 250 more words

Genetic Testing

March 9, 2015


For those of you who didn’t enjoy every second of Human Biology like I did…I apologize in advance for the geeky nature of this post. 695 more words