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Genetic Testing: It's Complicated

We readily use the term "genetic testing" in daily conversations. But we are dangerously close to oversimplifying a broad and multidimensional field of medical research. The fundamental challenge lies in how we translate complex, molecular technologies in a laboratory into actionable genetic …

Genetics

Genetically Modified Cells Could Prevent Death From HIV/AIDS, Study Finds

Image credit: Getty Images<p>Using genetic modification to treat HIV could create cells that are resistant to the two major types of the virus, …

Proposed Treatment To Fix Genetic Diseases Raises Ethical Issues

The federal government is considering whether to allow scientists to take a controversial step: make changes in some of the genetic material in a woman's egg that would be passed down through generations.<p>Mark Sauer of the Columbia University Medical Center, a member of one of two teams of U.S. …

Genetic screening: Every newborn a patient

OP-ED<p>Genetic screening: Every newborn a patient<p>Giving parents a torrent of information about a child's genetic disease risk will profoundly change the experience of bringing a new life into the world.<p>July 19, 2013|By Stefan Timmermans<p>The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development and …

Parkinson's disease is caused by a 'genetic defect' claim scientists who believe they are closer to treating condition

• Research has linked the disease to a genetic defect that stops cells clearing out defective mitochondria, tiny metabolic generators that supply …

Neuroscience

Scientists Find New Genetic Link For Autism And Schizophrenia

Despite all the years of research that have gone into them, cognitive conditions like autism and schizophrenia are still largely a mystery. Here's …

The Emotional Costs of Genetic Testing

Feeling stressed or overwhelmed at the thought of prenatal genetic testing? You're not alone.<p>The risks of most genetic testing are more emotional than physical, says Ellen Simpson, Ph.D., a genetics counselor in the prenatal diagnostic center at the University of California, San Francisco Medical …

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

FEATURE-EMPTY<p>MARIJUANA INDUSTRY Why Canada’s pot stock boom just doesn’t add up Subscriber content<p>RETAIL Why Toronto’s top Amazon site faces long odds Subscriber content<p>Great-West Life acquires EverWest in U.S. real estate push<p>Condos, townhomes drive January growth in Vancouver housing …

New Post-Birth Test Reveals Baby’s Genetic Blueprint And Health Risks: Would You Want To Know?

Amelia Sloan — a healthy baby girl — is one of the first to take part in a large-scale research project taking place outside Washington, DC to <b>decode</b> …

Designer babies: Is genetic screening healthy or harmful?

Day 6 speaks with doctors who have opposing views over eugenics<p>The U.S.-based genetic testing company 23andMe has patented a system for parents who …