In Reversal, Genetics Group Says Patients Should Be Allowed to Refuse 'Incidental' Findings

by jeeg 2. April 2014 21:58
Apparently bowing to pressure from its members, the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) says that patients should be allowed to “opt out” of learning about how their DNA might increase their risk of disease. The policy, announced today, reverses a controv... [More]

New Guidelines for Genetic Testing in Children

by jeeg 25. February 2013 19:06
Should worried parents be able to test their babies for diseases they may develop down the road, just because they’re curious? Should worried teens be able to screen themselves, without parental knowledge, for disorders that may manifest decades in their future? And what about delving into... [More]
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