genetic screening


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analyzing a group of people to determine genetic susceptibility to a particular disease

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A sensitive and rapid alternative to HLA typing as a genetic screening test for abacavir hypersensitivity syndrome.
Since the 1980s the BHF has invested in studies that find the genetic cause of FH and prove that genetic screening of families does really save lives.
Writes the Assistant Director: "Without a ban on the use of genetic screening, the futuristic movie Gattaca is a fitting warning of what we may be in for.
Genetic screening for thalassaemia - a blood disorder common in Asian and Mediter- ranean populations - and sickle cell anaemia, among African and Caribbean people, could be among the first mass-testing programmes to be rolled out.
The findings have already triggered genetic screening to identify which patients might benefit from the drug.
The move follows pressure from parents who want to use IVF and genetic screening to create babies whose umbilical cord blood could save the life of a sibling.
The move comes after pressure from parents who want to use IVF and genetic screening to create babies whose umbilical cord blood could save the life of a sibling.
The move comes in the wake of pressure from parents who want to use IVF and genetic screening to create babies whose umbilical cord blood could save the life of a sibling.
Because of his strikingly original thinking on animal rights, genetic screening, and other issues, Peter Singer has become a controversial philosopher even among humanists.
Supporters of genetic screening believe the plan would give people vital infor-mation about potential problems which may affect them in the future.
Stolen secrets are often customer information or computer source codes and software, though sometimes it's as exotic as genetic screening discoveries or a DNA cell line.
To provide their daughter with a compatible donor, her parents Jack and Lisa underwent in vitro fertilization, with genetic screening techniques used to select an embryo that matched Molly's tissue type and was free of the illness.
Pentagastrin stimulation test and early diagnosis of medullary thyroid carcinoma using an immunoradiometric assay of calcitonin: Comparison with genetic screening in hereditary medullary thyroid carcinoma.
Although the study was small and needs to be replicated in more subjects, it suggests that genetic screening could help to determine high-risk individuals.
In a world where genetic screening has become not only common, but also proficient and covered by health insurance in some cases, new parents may be facing more thought-provoking decisions as they prepare for the birth of a child.