genetic screening

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Health & Medicine

The genetics of stuttering

Researchers have linked a newly discovered gene to persistent stuttering into adulthood – giving hope to those with severe speech disorders

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Health & Medicine

Personalising bowel cancer detection

Genomic testing can be used to recommend the type and timing of bowel cancer screening, but would people want to take a test predicting their personalised risk?

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Health & Medicine

Bringing the power of genomics to patients

Associate Professor Clara Gaff is the Executive Director of the Melbourne Genomics Health Alliance – a collaboration dedicated to bringing genomics, the testing of all genes, into healthcare.

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Health & Medicine


Go Figure

What do we need to know about online genetic testing?

They claim to be able to discover your ethnic background, help find your soulmate and even find the right diet; but what can online DNA tests actually deliver?

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