Anonymous Genetic Profiles Aren't Completely Anonymous

by jeeg 28. February 2014 22:32
Today it is easy for long-forgotten photos or personal information to live online indefinitely. But what if the most personal data about you – your genetic makeup – lived online? An individual's genome contains a vast amount of information about inherited diseases and physical tra... [More]

Racial Labels Have Limited Use In Personalizing Medicine

by jeeg 11. May 2011 22:57
For all the fanfare around personalized medicine, the idea has been fairly slow to take off. Boosters have said if doctors had a patient’s DNA information it would be revolutionary: They could look for genetic risk of certain diseases or mutations that determine whether certain drugs ar... [More]
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