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Why genetic testing poses new legal perils for doctors

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While DNA testing upends the practice of medicine, U.S. laws aren’t keeping pace. That’s one message from a nearly finished ...
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Doctors face ‘wrenching questions’ about genetic testing and legal risks. Do we need new laws?

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As DNA testing gallops ahead, doctors face wrenching questions about legal risks, protecting patients’ privacy, and the quality of the ...
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Checkpoint inhibitors fight cancer–but can have nasty side effects

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Yale University immunologist Kevan Herold spoke about a few of his newest diabetes patients to an unlikely audience: oncologists and ...
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Heart attack risk could be significantly reduced with simple anti-inflammatory medication

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A clinical trial of more than 10,000 heart attack patients supports a novel way to protect them from a stroke ...
Which patients to choose for experimental CAR-T cancer therapy?

Which patients to choose for experimental CAR-T cancer therapy?

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A transformative cancer therapy based on modified immune cells has lured doctors, companies, and patients alike, but many are hitting ...
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ACLU files complaint against company that withheld genetic information from consumers

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Four people with a ...

Heritable mutations significantly impact cancer risk

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. Hospitals increasingly experiment with ...
Dietary supplements filled with dangerous ingredients but "natural" industry blocks labeling, transparency

Dietary supplements filled with dangerous ingredients but “natural” industry blocks labeling, transparency

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion, and analysis. Pieter Cohen, an internist in ...

Feeding toddlers peanuts may prevent peanut allergies

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It may sound radical, but it works: Eating peanuts slashes the chance of a peanut allergy, at least in children ...

Receiving a genome screening for cancer risk as an Ashkenazi Jew

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Rarely could I be described in a headline in The New York Times, which explains why I lingered over one ...
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