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Apr 30, 2019

Sudden Cardiac Death: Defining the Risk for Surviving Relatives

By Barbara J. Toman @barbaratoman
A young person's sudden death from cardiac arrest is doubly devastating. Just when family members are mourning the unexpected loss, they might also be wondering if the cause was inherited heart disease — and if they too are at risk. Often there's no easy answer. Unlike certain cancers with strong [...]
Sudden Cardiac Death: Defining the Risk for Surviving Relatives
Apr 23, 2019

Editorial: Why DNA sequencing is an effective tool for patient care

By Colette Gallagher @colettegallagher
By Keith Stewart, M.B., CH.B. For the past 30 years, I’ve been fortunate enough to work with and help many patients. But over that time, I’ve also met people who did not respond to therapy or had significant side effects, while others had marvelous responses. Cases like these show a [...]
Editorial:  Why DNA sequencing is an effective tool for patient care
Apr 16, 2019

Rare, undiagnosed diseases are relatively common

By Susan Buckles @susanbuckles
As many as 25 million Americans – about 1 in 13 people - suffer from a rare, undiagnosed condition.* April 29 has been designated Undiagnosed Disease Day to raise awareness that collectively, rare diseases are relatively common. People with a rare disease often spend years visiting different medical providers and [...]
Rare, undiagnosed diseases are relatively common
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