New to Meducation?
Sign up
Already signed up? Log In
view moderators

GeneticTesting

Category

Preview
0
7

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
Preview
0
1

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
Preview
0
1

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
Preview
0
1

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
Preview
0
1

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
over 3 years ago
Preview
0
1

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
Preview
0
7

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