Charting New Roads

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Charting New Roads - Genetic testing and cancer
Public Health

Genetic Testing Can Save Lives

Genetic testing is often a controversial issue, but according to the mainstream medical community, it can save lives. It can even prevent cancer.

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Comparison of a normal aged brain and brain with Alzheimer's
Public Health

Do Lifestyle and Genetics Play a Role in the Development of Dementia?

Around the globe, Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia are a major challenge to the people suffering from it, their families, and the communities in which they reside. To add to the situation, there are limited remedies available to prevent and treat the dreaded disease, not to mention the underlying causes, which are debated by

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BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes
Public Health

Recent Research Sparks Change in PSA Screening Recommendations

According to recent research by a team of scientists based in the United Kingdom, men with the BRCA gene mutation face an increased risk of prostate cancer. For this reason, researchers are advocating prostate cancer screening for men with this particular gene defect, despite criticism of this type of cancer screening, particularly with the Prostate

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Male optometrist examining senior mans eyes through slit lamp in clinic
Public Health

Eye Exams Could Soon Detect Alzheimer’s Disease

Predicting Alzheimer’s Cheaply and Simply According to researchers at the University of California’s San Diego School Of Medicine and at the Washington University School of Medicine, cognitive tests may soon offer a low-cost, minimally invasive, and simple method of screening people for the genetic risk of Alzheimer’s disease. According to both recently published studies, the

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