Even though genetic information is available, doctors may be ignoring important clinical clues
June 22, 2017
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Greg Hall, Case Western Reserve University
(THE CONVERSATION) With the availability of home genetic testing kits from companies such as “23andMe” and “Ancestry DNA,” more people will be getting information about their genetic lineage and what races and ethnicities of the world are included in their DNA.
Geneticists, meanwhile, are also getting more tailored information about disease risk and prevalence as genetic testing in medical research centers continues.