Patients who undergo broad DNA testing to explain a specific medical condition also should be told about chance findings that indicate risk for other serious diseases, a group of genetic specialists said

March 2013
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The article focuses on the significance DNA testing for other serious diseases, in case where patients going for a DNA test to explain a specific medical condition. It informs about the plans of government projects in the U.S., Great Britain, and the Faroe Islands in the North Atlantic, to sequence the genomes of millions of people for research and treatment. It includes that DNA analyzers from Life Technologies Corp. and Illumina Inc. have dropped the price of sequencing a single human genome.


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