TITLE

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

PUB. DATE
March 2013
SOURCE
MondayMorning;3/25/2013, Vol. 21 Issue 11, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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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86435141

 

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