Programs to screen the genomes of healthy adults to identify genes that may put them at risk for disease later in life need to be implemented with care so that they do not do more harm than good, says an expert panel.
This isn’t the first time a Chinese team has used the CRISPR technique on human embryos in a way that few researchers from other countries have attempted.
People differ not only in their ability to detect, tolerate and respond to pain but also in how they report it and how they respond to various treatments.
More than 1 in 10 have had genetic tests ordered by a doctor or ordered them directly, a new survey finds. Others say they’re interested, but many have concerns.
Universities that sell access to their biobanks to private companies should tell patients and be transparent about how profits are used, a new survey shows.