genetic tests

  1. Adnada

    Pre Pregnancy Testing, Yes Or No?

    My partner and I will be trying to conceive this fall. We are considering getting the genetic test for cystic fibrosis. I am relatively well versed in Peat and his general thoughts on genetics vs. environment, however CF seems to be a rare truly genetic disease. I would appreciate any insight...
  2. haidut

    DNA Of Every Baby Born In California Is Collected And Sold To Companies

    Recently, I posted a news article on the truly Orwellian push for collecting as much DNA data from as many US citizens as possible. Genetic Testing Companies Sell Your DNA, All Promise Of Privacy Is Bunk There were some angry comments in that thread that I am being overly alarmist and that...
  3. haidut

    Genetic Tests From Companies Do Not Match, 40% Of Results Are False Positives

    As if the fact that genetic testing predicts nothing in regards to medical risks, now this study shows that 40%+ of the "hit" in those tests are actually false positives. What's worse, analysis of the same genetic data by several companies produced widely different assessments of "risk". In some...
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