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We know that epilepsy can have a genetic cause, but there is still much to discover. We explore findings from two new studies to learn more
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The new cholesterol drug inclisiran is currently making headlines after being approved for use in the NHS, but how does it work?
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As the NHS moves towards a preventative healthcare strategy, will genomic screening for healthy people become more common?
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We look at how cfDNA could be used to diagnose LMD – a life-threatening condition that is currently difficult to detect
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As part of our #GenomicsConversation week, Anita Murphy talks about how a patient’s genetic information can transform their diabetes care
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This week, we look at a common condition – asthma – and the role our genome plays in its onset
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We bust another Covid-19 myth – this time about how mRNA vaccines work – in our latest blog post
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Covid-19 can’t be treated with antibiotics, so why are patients receiving them and what impact could this have on human health?
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The UK wants to create the world's most advanced genomic healthcare system, with education and training a key component. Here’s what’s in store for 2021/22
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It is now understood that men can be affected by the condition, so what does this mean for treatment?
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A new approach in personalised medicine aims to use genomics to improve risk prediction for cardiovascular disease
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Promising new cancer treatments are emerging, but how does genomics help us identify the patients who need them?