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Personalized medicine with a genomic twist

Personalized medicine with a genomic twist.
1 Jan 2008

Target unique genetic diseases through common pathways

Marfan syndrome may benefit from angiotension receptor blockers, just one example of how genetic diseases can be cured by available drugs instead of genetic cures, by W. Gregory Feero, MD, PhD.
1 Sep 2008

Tumors' shared pathways may hold key to cancer cures

The tremendous diversity of genetic alterations in cancer samples leads a governmental senior advisor to look for shared pathways among all tumors for a possible cure.
1 Mar 2009

Simple family history acts as a genetic test for skin cancer

Melanoma rate shave been rising, and while genetic tests are available for high-risk patients, a family history is a better way to identify patients who need potentially life-saving surveillance.
1 Nov 2008

Carrier screening makes risk-benefit analysis more complex

Donna Sweet, MACP.
1 Jun 2008

Compared to mustard plants, humans have yet to ‘ketchup’

New sights and sounds will greet visitors to the Herbert S. Waxman Clinical Skills Center.
1 Apr 2008

Genes have influence over whether you smoke, quit or die

Genes dictate which patients smoke, quit and die from the habit. Genomics can provide small victories that will make a difference in many lives.
1 Oct 2008

Asthma genetics paving the way for new approaches to care

Asthma is the most common chronic disease in children in the United States today, with prevalence and severity of the disease escalating over the past 20 years. It's a disease in which genetic and environmental factors combine in ways that are still poorly understood. Genomics, molecular biology and immunology are changing the way physicians think about the condition.
1 Oct 2009

Predicting heart disease with markers is risky undertaking

Genome-wide association studies have identified at least 22 new genetic markers for CHD risk. The current debate around the value of CRP for CHD risk assessment could be considered a warm-up for things to come.
1 Feb 2009

Genomics victory marks end of government service for its main proponent

The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act—the first civil rights bill of the new century of the life sciences—affords nationwide protection from discrimination based on genetic heritage.
1 Jul 2008

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