Tag Archives: TESTING

Should newborns get genetic testing for adult-onset conditions?

Screening should be limited to conditions that affect children, UChicago ethicist argues In the last decade, genome sequencing has provided a wealth of information about risks for certain diseases. But should parents be able to get all of the sequence results of their children’s genomes, especially if the variants would not cause illness or symptoms… Read More »

Consumer DNA testing has hit a lull — here’s how it could capture the next wave of users

23andMe CEO, Anne Wojcicki 23andMe Sales of consumer-focused DNA tests from companies like Ancestry and 23andMe are down this year. And while companies in the space aren’t offering any reasons why, experts speculate that the natural expiration of the early adopter wave and growing privacy concerns are to blame. But companies might be able to… Read More »

HIV Testing Basics—Presented in American Sign Language [VIDEO]

It’s important to understand why you should get tested for HIV and sexually transmitted infections—and to know where you can get those tests. Such information is vital to a person’s health, and it should be made available to everyone. To that end, the team at Kikis with Louie, a popular YouTube series geared toward LGBT… Read More »

NorthShore, Color seek 10K primary care patients for genomic testing

Dive Brief: NorthShore University HealthSystem and Color, a population genomics technology company, have teamed up to offer genomics in primary care in what the organizations are calling the largest program of its kind in the U.S. Dubbed DNA10K, the program will use Color’s clinical-grade genetic testing and whole genome sequencing to help patients understand their… Read More »

At Home Male Fertility Testing System by Trak, 4 Sperm Count Tests Included (FSA/HSA Eligible) Fast & Easy to Use, Accurate as Lab Tests, Maximize Your Chances of Getting Pregnant

Trying to get pregnant? Low sperm counts are a leading cause of infertility and can delay your ability to get pregnant. Luckily your count isn’t set in stone. Find out where you stand and start optimizing your reproductive health today with Trak, the award-winning at-home Male Fertility Testing System that delivers much more than just… Read More »