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]

Studies Show Jews’ Genetic Similarity

by jeeg 4. June 2010 01:16
Jewish communities in Europe and the Middle East share many genes inherited from the ancestral Jewish population that lived in the Middle East some 3,000 years ago, even though each community also carries genes from other sources — usually the country in which it lives. That is the conc... [More]
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