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Sind Konsumenten bereit für genetische Tests?

2. April 2018 – Sind Konsumenten bereit für Gentests, welche sie bei entsprechenden Firmen and Labors durchführen lassen können und bei welchen sie ihr gesamtes Genom analysiert erhalten können, wenn sie das denn wünschen? Das war die spannende und zentrale Frage, welche in einem kürzlichen Artikel  von Matt Smith in der englischen Ausgabe von Medscape gestellt wurde.

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BRCA1 und BRCA2 Genetische Tests: Angelina Jolie hat sich beide Brüste operativ entfernen lassen, um das Brustkrebsrisiko zu minimieren.

 14. Mai 2013 – Der nachfolgende Text ist heute in Spiegel Online Panorama erschienen und hier in unverändertem Wortlaut wiedergegeben. Ähnliche Texte sind heute in allen Print- und Online-Medien weltweit erschienen. Der Artikel macht auf die enorme Tragweite aufmerksam, welche genetisches Testen und die damit verbundene mögliche Offenlegung von ernsthaften gesundheitlichen Risiken für eine einzelne Person haben kann.

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  • How genetic variation gives rise to differences in mathematical ability October 22, 2020
    DNA variation in a gene called ROBO1 is associated with early anatomical differences in a brain region that plays a key role in quantity representation, potentially explaining how genetic variability might shape mathematical performance in children, according to a study published October 22nd in the open-access journal PLOS Biology by Michael Skeide of the Max […]
  • High-quality cat genome helps identify novel cause of dwarfism October 22, 2020
    A new and improved cat genome developed by the feline research teams at the University of Missouri and Texas A&M University has already proven to be a valuable tool for feline biomedical research by helping to confirm existing gene variants and new candidate genes underlying diseases in cats. The new findings are published October 22nd […]
  • Multiple sclerosis as the flip side of immune fitness October 22, 2020
    About half of the people with multiple sclerosis have the HLA-DR15 gene variant. A study led by the University of Zurich has now shown how this genetic predisposition contributes to the development of the autoimmune disease multiple sclerosis in combination with environmental factors. The decisive factor is the shaping of a repertoire of immune cells […]
  • Scientists use gene therapy and a novel light-sensing protein to restore vision in mice October 22, 2020
    A newly developed light-sensing protein called the MCO1 opsin restores vision in blind mice when attached to retina bipolar cells using gene therapy. The National Eye Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health, provided a Small Business Innovation Research grant to Nanoscope, LLC for development of MCO1. The company is planning a U.S. clinical […]
  • Diagnostic, therapeutic advance for rare neurodegenerative disorder October 21, 2020
    Mayo Clinic researchers, along with national and global collaborators, have developed a potential test for Machado-Joseph disease, or spinocerebellar ataxia type 3 (SCA3)—a disease that has no cure. They also have clarified the role of a gene target associated with the disease.
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