Daily Archives: April 7, 2017

FDA Greenlights 23andme GHR Test: Genetic Testing Now Available To The Public

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Agency announced the approval of direct-to-consumer marketing for the Personal Genome Service Genetic Health Risk (GHR) tests by the 23andMe company. According to the agency, the GHR will provide you with information on ten serious disorders you may or may not be predisposed to. Consumers can order their personal home-based saliva collection kits for ...

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CDC: HPV In Men Common But Cancer Rates Higher In Women

Nearly half of the US adult population has been infected with HPV, says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention while noting higher rates of infection in men. According to results of a recently published survey by the health administration, 45.2 percent of the adult population aged between 18 and 60 years has genital infections with at least one of ...

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