FDA Gives 23andMe Approval To Check For BRCA MutationsFor the first time the FDA has granted permission to market a direct-to-consumer genetic test to check for BRCA mutations that are associated with breast and ovarian cancer.
Understanding BRCA 1, BRCA 2 Genetic TestsMutations in these two genes are responsible for about five percent of all cases of breast cancers and approximately 20 to 25 percent of all hereditary breast cancers.
Angelina Jolie's Preventative Surgery Shines New Light On Genetic Testing For Young WomenAngelina Jolie’s choice to undergo a preventative double mastectomy has shed new light on this difficult medical decision.
At-Home Genetic Test Reveals Risk Of Developing Common DiseasesIt's now possible for anyone to dive into the secrets of their DNA with an affordable at-home test.
Medical Minute: Down SyndromeWBZ's Dr. Murray Feingold talks about the current practice of testing blood for down syndrome.