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2013-11-07 13:50:16

In an era of commercialized medicine, direct-to-consumer (DTC) genetic testing has been on a steady rise.

23andMe Applies For FDA Approval
2012-08-01 05:45:05

23andMe, a company focused on personal genetics, recently took the first step in working towards Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance; the FDA plans to review the paperwork over the next few months.

Few Use Follow Up Services After Genetic Testing
2012-05-18 09:39:01

Recently, genetic tests have been on the rise and are offered by more and more commercial producers. While there are many opportunities for people to participate in genetic testing, this doesn’t necessarily mean that people are following up on those services.

Focus Groups Share Thoughts on Direct-To-Consumer Genetic Tests
2012-05-11 06:06:14

Researchers at Loyola University Chicago’s Stritch School of Medicine have found that patients see both benefits and risks from direct-to-consumer genetic tests.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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