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Memory loss, conceptual artwork
Tags: Alzheimer’s disease, brain disorder, brain science, genetics, genetic mutations, genetic testing, apolipoprotein, lifestyle, genetic counselors
Do I really want to know? This is one of the most important questions people ask themselves before genetic testing. And this conundrum is more relevant for conditions like Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s disease... (read more)
Group of diverse people
Tags: precision medicine, All of Us, NIH, environment, lifestyle, genes, genetics, genetic mutations, Breast cancer, BRACA1, BRACA2, Cancer, prevention, medications, diversity
There is power in numbers. When a researcher is studying the causes of a human disease, the more people involved in the study, the greater the probability that the study will generate useful results. With this in mind, the... (read more)
DNA autoradiogram in a petri dish
Tags: heart health, long QT syndrome, genetics, medications, environment, lifestyle
Almost every medication we take comes with some side effects. From nausea to headaches, dizziness to fatigue, each time a person pops a pill into their mouth they risk getting one or more of the side effects listed on the side of... (read more)
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