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You can now find out your genetic risks for disease for $200, without a doctor

The tests can say whether you have a higher risk for certain diseases. But careful: they can’t predict the future......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 21st, 2017

You can soon find out your genetic risks for disease for $200, without a doctor

The tests can say whether you have a higher risk for certain diseases. But careful: they can’t predict the future......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 6th, 2017

FDA approves 23andMe"s genetic test for personal disease risks

The FDA approved the fi.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 7th, 2017

FDA approves 23andMe"s genetic test for personal disease risks

The FDA approved the fi.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 7th, 2017

FDA Approves 23andMe"s Genetic Test for Personal Disease Risks

The FDA approved the fi.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 7th, 2017

FDA Approves 23andMe"s Genetic Test for Personal Disease Risks

The FDA approved the fi.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 6th, 2017

Quora: What Are the Potential Health Risks on Mars?

We’ll just need to go there and find out......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 9th, 2017

Sen. Bill Cassidy, a liver doctor, grapples with Louisiana"s liver disease crisis

Sen. Bill Cassidy, a liver doctor, grapples with Louisiana"s liver disease crisis.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostJul 5th, 2017

NPR Continues To Find Hundreds Of Cases Of Advanced Black Lung

Black lung results from exposure to coal dust. PMF is an especially aggressive form of the disease blamed on inhalation of silica dust, which results from the cutting of quartz rock an.....»»

Category: topSource: nprJul 1st, 2017

Home Saliva Test Kit Screens for Breast Cancer Genes

Interest in genetic testing for all types of cancer has increased, but until recently, such testing had to be done in a doctor's office or specialty la.....»»

Category: topSource: incJun 29th, 2017

Kids Who Are Smart More Likely to Live Longer, Study Says

Researchers linked higher IQs to reduced risks of dying from heart disease, stroke, cancer and respiratory diseases......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 29th, 2017

Monsanto bets on AI to protect crops against disease

Deep learning could quickly find defenses against viruses and pests......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 18th, 2017

Low Dose Aspirin May Reduce Certain Cancer Risks

Low Dose Aspirin May Reduce Certain Cancer Risks An American study, a low daily dose of Aspirin could reduce the risk of developing certain types of cancer or dying from the disease. The research was recent.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJun 6th, 2017

Biogen rare infant disease drug Spinraza approved in E.U.

Back in December, Biogen’s Spinraza became the first drug approved by the FDA to treat spinal muscular atrophy, a top genetic cause of death in infants. Now, the Cambridge-based company has repeated that feat in Europe. Biogen (Nasdaq: BIIB) said .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 1st, 2017

You won’t find Cryptosporidium in the new ‘Alien’ movie, but the CDC says it lurks in swimming pools

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a warning about recreational water.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 19th, 2017

U.S., Pakistan Discuss Release of Doctor Who Helped Find bin Laden

The Trump administration has spoken with Pakistan about the prospect of freeing Dr. Shakil Afridi, who helped the U.S. find and kill Osama bin Laden, and whose imprisonment in Pakistan has been a persistent thorn in relations......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 16th, 2017

A gene therapy that cures a rare genetic disease just got its first customer, a year after it was approved

Thomson ReutersA child in Europe has become the second individual ever to receive a commercial gene therapy, according to GlaxoSmithKline. The treatment, called Strimvelis, can provide an outright cure for a rare inherited i.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 4th, 2017

Boycott threat looms as Asian doctor dragged off United Airlines flight

Incident risks a backlash against United from passengers who could boycott the airline.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 11th, 2017

U.S. FDA Allows 23andMe to Sell Genetic Tests for 10 Diseases

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday agreed to allow genetic testing company 23andMe to market tests directly to consumers to assess their predisposition to develop 10 diseases, including Parkinson's, Alzheimer's and Celiac disease......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 6th, 2017

How Zocdoc’s New Machine Learning Search Engine Makes Medicine More Human

It makes it easier to find the kind of doctor you might need. Quick, off the top of your head, what’s the difference between an optometrist and an ophthalmologist? How ab.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 21st, 2017

How a Whatsapp-inspired IIT-grad"s app tackles India"s doctor shortage

DocsApp joins startups like Practo in helping patients find physicians, says Tech in Asia.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 3rd, 2017