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Smartphone-Based Genetic Testing Identifies Hospital Pathogens

A new smartphone-based genetic testing device can rapidly identify pathogens that cause healthcare-associated infections.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Fast Screen Identifies Women at Risk for Hereditary Cancers

More than 5000 underserved women were screened for hereditary cancer risk with a 5-minute questionnaire. Given the cost of genetic testing, the screen is a useful tool in this population.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Lynch Relatives Show Poor Awareness of Need for Monitoring

In a recent study, few patients whose families met clinical criteria for hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer had undergone genetic testing, and only a small percentage of their doctors had given them appropriate screening recommendations.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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23andMe Opens Up About Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing

The case for consumer-driven access to genetic information and letting people decide when they need help interpreting results was put forward by the founder of 23andMe, but not everyone is convinced.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Genetic Counseling Helps Physicians Decode Test Results

Dealing with the scope and complexity of genetic testing is a challenge, but direct-to-consumer offerings that include genetic counseling are now available and affordable.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Have Difficult-to-Treat Pain Patients? Try Genetic Testing

Genetic testing might help sort out which medications to prescribe to pain patients, new research suggests.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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The Molecular Autopsy in Evaluating Sudden Death

Dr Frank Cetta sits down with Dr Michael Ackerman to talk about the challenges in using postmortem genetic testing to determine the cause of unexplained sudden death.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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BRCA Mutation Testing Increasing in Younger Women

BRCA1 and BRCA2 genetic testing is on the increase, but so is bilateral mastectomy, even among women without increased genetic risk for breast cancer.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Lessons From Genetic Testing in Pediatric Cancers

Two studies of gene testing in children and adolescents with cancer that looked for germline and actionable genes provide important lessons for clinical care.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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With Genetic Testing Results, More May Be Better

When people undergo genetic testing to find out whether they're at risk for a specific disease, doctors often wonder how much information to give them. What if the genetic testing results reveal a risk for a disease the patient hadn't been wondering about?  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Practical Advice for Developing a Genetic Testing Program

Experts in genetic testing in oncology discuss potential pitfalls when developing a clinical genetic testing program.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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PGD - Pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) - Genetic testing

Pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) is a technique that enables people with a specific inherited condition in their family to avoid passing it on to their children. See a list of conditions approved, and under consideration for testing.  
hfea.gov.uk
about 4 years ago
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Interview With Mike Watson of ACMG

With an explosion in technology and genetic testing, will there be enough Geneticists to serve the need? Drs Watson and Summar discuss this and more at the NORD Summit.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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Pulmonary Hypertension: First Guidelines Issued for Children

The new guidelines include recommendations on diagnostics, assessment, and monitoring, as well as outpatient care and genetic testing for children and families with heritable disease.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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Teens Opt In to Learning About Incidental Genetic Findings

Overwhelmingly, adolescents say they would want to know the results of genetic testing, even if the findings are nonactionable, new research indicates.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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Most Women Get No Counseling After BRCA Testing

An analysis of more than 11,000 women undergoing BRCA genetic testing reveals that most do not get genetic counseling by trained genetics professionals.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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Toddler May Be Youngest Ever Diagnosed With Type 2 Diabetes

A 3-year-old obese Hispanic girl is believed to be the youngest ever diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, but one expert suggests that genetic testing is in order.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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Implementing Pharmacogenetics with Kristen Reynolds

Kristen takes a look at adverse drug reactions occurring secondary to identifiable genetic risk factors. She looks at the evidence supporting genetic testing...  
youtube.com
over 4 years ago
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Genetics - Genetic testing and counselling - NHS Choices

Genetic testing can be used to find out whether a person is carrying a specific genetic mutation (altered gene) that causes a particular medical condition.  
nhs.uk
over 4 years ago
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Mayo Clinic Launches Eight Genetic Testing Panels for Cardiac Disorders

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic’s launch of eight new next-generation sequencing (NGS) panels is intended to improve the lives of pa…  
newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org
over 4 years ago