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When it comes to genetic inheritance from parent to offspring, there isn’t a guaranteed outcome. But there are ways to assess the possible outcomes
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A ‘faulty’ gene can result in different outcomes for different people – penetrance and expressivity influence the impact of our genetic code
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… and how can clinicians take advantage of advances in genomics to better predict how their patient will respond to medication?
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The DNA in your body doesn’t just come from you, thanks to the many millions of bacteria, virus and other cells that reside in you and on you
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In the run-up to Rare Disease Day, we outline what constitutes ‘rare’ and how genomics is used in diagnosis and management
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… but how can healthcare professionals make sure they are equipped to support patients who are worried and distressed about their results?
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With genome editing hitting the headlines, patients may have questions about its applications. Here’s our concise guide for health professionals
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Your earlobe shape was thought to be controlled by a single gene – until genome sequencing revealed otherwise. What other misconceptions will be uncovered?
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News stories in biomedicine are being dominated by genome editing, Crispr and other methods. So what's it all about, and what might it mean for healthcare?
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As nutrigenomics edges nearer to the mainstream, are we any closer to preventing disease through dietary changes?
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The diversity of differences in our genomes and their complex relationship with health and disease
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As home DNA testing kits increase in popularity, the widened range of testing prompts consideration of scientific accuracy and value