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2014-06-12 08:30:01

DUBLIN, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/j73xhs/prenatal_and) has announced the addition of the "Prenatal and New-born Genetic Testing Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Prenatal testing and diagnosis have enabled the detection of certain genetic abnormalities in as early as 8 to 10 weeks of gestation...

2014-05-21 12:04:38

University of Melbourne Researchers have identified nine simple questions that can be used to identify people who may be at increased risk of various cancers, heart disease and diabetes because of their family history of these conditions. The family history screening questionnaire can be used to provide insight into people’s susceptibility to breast, ovarian, bowel and prostate cancer, melanoma, ischaemic heart disease and type 2 diabetes. These findings will lead to greater...

2014-05-15 23:05:11

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Prenatal and New-born Genetic Testing Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/prenatal-new-born-genetic-testing.html. Albany, New york (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Prenatal and Newborn Genetic Testing Market (PCR, FISH, aCGH,...

2014-05-15 12:35:49

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- InformedDNA announced today the appointment of Lee Fowinkle as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Fowinkle will be responsible for helping InformedDNA leverage its digital properties to enhance its genetic counseling and utilization management services. "We are enthusiastic about Lee joining InformedDNA because of the important and innovative work he will be doing in our digital space," said InformedDNA's CEO David Nixon....

2014-05-14 08:31:12

Centralized database of gene-based tests enables easy access to information, improves transparency REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to continued advances in genomic technology and genetic medicine, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has developed the Genetic Testing Registry (GTR), a free online resource, to provide physicians, researchers and patients with detailed and accurate information about genetic and genomic tests. Comprehensive scientific...

2014-05-13 16:26:17

In celebration of National Women's Health Week, InformedDNA is hosting a screening of "Decoding Annie Parker" and expert Q-and-A Session moderated by Charlotte Sutton, the Tampa Bay Times medicine and health senior editor. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Muvico Sundial 19 in Saint Petersburg will be showing a special, one-time-only screening of "Decoding Annie Parker," a film based on the true stories of breast cancer survivor Annie Parker and...

2014-05-09 13:00:57

Virginia Commonwealth University Mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes account for nearly 25 percent of hereditary breast cancers and most hereditary ovarian cancers, yet a study by cancer prevention and control researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center suggests an alarmingly small amount of women who qualify for BRCA genetic counseling actually receive the services. Additionally, they found that a significant proportion of women with a family history of breast...

2014-05-07 23:01:17

With expanded screening test, 50 percent of Ashkenazi Jewish individuals are expected to be identified as carriers of at least one of the 38 diseases New York, NY (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai today announced the launch of its Expanded Carrier Screening Panel for people of Ashkenazi Jewish descent. This test increases the number of diseases covered from 20 to 38, giving Ashkenazi Jewish individuals a 1 in 2 chance of being a carrier for at least one of...

2014-05-05 20:25:24

LONDON, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Molecular Diagnostics in Genetic Testinghttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diagnostics/molecular_diagnostics_genetic_testing.htmlMolecular diagnostics in genetic testing brings advanced analytical techniques to the diagnosis and treatment of genetic disorders. The confluence of breakthroughs in genomics and proteomics and the development of microarray devices to measure analytes in the...

2014-05-05 16:24:34

New opinion piece in Clinical Chemistry analyzes the information provided to consumers from these tests. WASHINGTON, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In November 2013, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ordered the company 23andMe to stop offering its direct-to-consumer DNA testing service, which provided individuals with $99 assessments of their genetic risk for almost 200 disorders. A thought-stimulating opinion piece published in Clinical Chemistry, the journal of...


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