Feb 13, 2018

Genetic cardiovascular disease: Is your family at risk?

By Susan Buckles @susanbuckles
With cardiovascular disease a leading cause of death, it’s fair to say that many people have been touched by this disorder. Maybe a family member died suddenly of a heart attack, or a friend suffered a disabling stroke. February is American Heart Month, a great time to talk about the [...]
Genetic cardiovascular disease: Is your family at risk?
Feb 6, 2018

A new approach to heart disease: individualized therapies for men and women

By Sharon Rosen @sharonhrosen
February is American Heart Month. According to DeLisa Fairweather, Ph.D., it’s a critical time in the fight against heart disease, the leading cause of death for both men and women in the U.S. She and her research team at Mayo Clinic’s Florida campus are taking a new approach – they’re [...]
A new approach to heart disease: individualized therapies for men and women
Jan 29, 2018

Direct-to-consumer genetic testing—a rapidly shifting landscape

By Colette Gallagher @colettegallagher
Direct-to-consumer genetic or over the counter testing emerged in the early 2000s as a means of allowing consumers to access information about their genetics without the involvement of a physician. While early models were popular with consumers, they were controversial in medical and regulatory circles. In the January 2018 issue [...]
Direct-to-consumer genetic testing—a rapidly shifting landscape

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