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  • Genetic Influences on Intelligence Testing Results

    As genetic knowledge increases, so do the questions that can be asked. One of the most often heard ones is: 'What are the genetic influences on intelligence testing results?' This article discusses this question.
    By Finn Orfano March 14, 2011 

  • Genetic Disease Testing With DNA Fingerprinting

    Genetic disease testing with DNA fingerprinting is a rapid process that allows researchers to diagnose genetic disorders such as cystic fibrosis, hemophilia and sickle cell anemia, to name a few, Read the article and learn more about DNA fingerprinting...
    By Rishi Prakash February 26, 2011 

  • Consequences of Genetic Testing

    Genetic testing is one of the most advanced techniques that can predict a disease before its inception. This technique is available for about 1000 diseases, but genetic testing consequences are also a big problem. The article discusses the various aspects...
    By Rishi Prakash February 26, 2011 


  • Guide to Genetic Testing for Cancer

    Genetic testing is a technique of identifying altered genes. What are the advantages and limitations of genetic testing for cancer? Read the following article and learn more about genetic testing for breast cancer.
    By Rishi Prakash February 13, 2011 

  • An Overview of Genetic Testing in Newborns

    In this article an overview of genetic testing in newborns is provided with a discussion on what tests are recommended, which ones are available and what importance genetic testing of newborns has for families.
    By Superbwriter January 20, 2011 

  • Ethical Issues in Genetic Testing

    Recent advances in genetics have lead to a deeper understanding of the role of genes in health and disease prevention. But with the rapid rate of development, the number of ethical issues in genetic testing has also risen.
    By efrontiers January 15, 2011 


  • Pre-Adoptive Genetic Testing Policy

    A pre-adoptive genetic testing policy establishes recommendations for the screening of genetic diseases in the adoption process. The interest of the child should be the primary motivation for genetic testing. Diagnosing diseases that can be treated early...
    By Vasanth January 15, 2011 

  • How to Read DNA Test Results

    Reading a DNA test result may seem complicated for the general public but this skill may be learned with a few instructions. Learn how to read DNA test results with this information.
    By efrontiers January 13, 2011 

  • Genetic Testing for FBN1 Gene Mutations

    The various types of genetic testing for FBN1 gene mutations are presented in this article together with the limitations and usefulness of each procedure.
    By Superbwriter December 27, 2010 

  • Arguments Against DNA and Forensics Testing

    DNA and forensics analysis have played a major role in the criminal justice system. But as this role expands, legal, ethical, and social concerns are raised. Presented in this article is the argument against DNA and forensics testing.
    By efrontiers December 25, 2010 
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