Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Tests Neither Accurate in Their Predictions nor Beneficial to Individuals, Study Suggests

by jeeg 31. May 2011 18:27
Direct-to-consumer (DTC) genetic tests give inaccurate predictions of disease risks and many European geneticists believe that some of them should be banned, the annual conference of the European Society of Human Genetics heard May 31. In the first of two studies to be presented, Rachel Kalf, ... [More]

European Society of Human Genetics takes strong position on DTC genetic testing

by jeeg 4. September 2010 00:02
The European Society of Human Genetics has called for thorough regulation of direct-to-consumer genetic testing services in a recently released statement in the European Journal for Human Genetics.  The statement covers all aspects of direct-to-consumer genetic testing se... [More]
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