Tag: genetic testing

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Uncovering the Mystery of Genetically Based Breast Cancer Beyond the BRCA Genes

BRCA1 and BRCA2 have a significant meaning in the world of cancer. Chances are if you or anyone you know has had breast or ovarian cancer, you have…

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Better When We Work Together! An Assay Combining the Knowledge of Genetic Testing and Clinical Diagnosis Offers Promising Improvements in Diagnosing FMF

Have you ever heard of diseases that cause problems with the immune system? They’re called autoinflammatory diseases, and they cause cells that are supposed to protect the body…

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Genetic Testing, Crucial in Saving Lives of Danon Disease Patients

Many people are familiar with the term heart disease. This term is used to label a broad variety of diseases and disorders of the heart. A fairly common…

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Prenatal Genetic Testing: Beneficial or Unethical?

As genetic testing has become more attainable and affordable, doctors have started using prenatal testing as routine procedures. Women have the option to receive testing for disorders ranging…

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Genetic Testing Helps Patients and Families in Treatment and Prevention of Ovarian Cancer

  Pretty much everyone can think of a time where cancer has affected them, whether they have personally had to battle cancer, a close family member or friend…

Advancements in Genetic Testing are Redefining the Treatment of Epilepsy

Some conditions are easy to deal with; they have one specific cause, a direct course of action, and a known cure. But these perfect scenarios are unfortunately less…

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Researchers Test Accuracy of Essential Cystic Fibrosis Screening Technology

  Most people have heard of the genetic disorder, Cystic Fibrosis, but did you know that it is one of the most common disorders worldwide, affecting 1 in…