The History Behind a Good Pair of Genes – Why We Celebrate National DNA Day – April 25

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It was meant to happen once, but the National Human Genome Research Institute commemorates it every year to showcase how genomics has transformed our world.

Recurrent Pregnancy Loss: Finding Hope

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Diagnostic testing including chromosome analysis may be able to identify which causes of pregnancy loss are likely to recur.

Colon Cancer Awareness and Lynch Syndrome

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Lynch syndrome, also known as Hereditary Non-Polyposis Colorectal Cancer (HNPCC), is the most common cause of inherited colon cancer. Find out more.

When Exome Sequencing is the Answer

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Ask any parent whose child has a serious health condition or birth defect “What is the value of a diagnosis?” and they will tell you that an answer is worth everything. When a child presents with an undiagnosed condition, they may undergo multiple genetic tests in search of an answer. When those tests come back […]

22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome: Awareness Can Make a Difference

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Prenatal screening for the 22q11.2 deletion is now available by cell-free DNA screening, also known as noninvasive prenatal screening.

What is the APOE gene and how is it related to Alzheimer’s Disease?

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There is currently no proven way to prevent or cure Alzheimer disease. Is there a role for genetic testing to predict risk?

Cystic Fibrosis – Pathway to a Cure

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Did you know that although it can occur in any ethnic group, cystic fibrosis (CF) is the most common and severe inherited disease in Caucasians? 

Spring into Heart Health

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Understanding your risk factors for heart disease is a great first step towards taking care of your heart.