This emerging technology sounds like something out of science fiction, but it translates to hope for people living with genetic conditions like cystic fibrosis and muscular dystrophy. We talked to a genomics and immunotherapy expert to learn more.
Should You Get Genetic Testing for Huntington’s Disease?
Whether to get genetic testing for Huntington’s disease is not always an easy decision. Learn about the testing process — and possible emotional considerations.
How Your Ancestry and Ethnicity Affect Your Health
Both your ancestry and ethnicity offer clues about your health risks. Find out how much they contribute to the big picture.
A Genetic Test You Don’t Need
Genetic testing can improve care and save lives. But some genetic tests are unnecessary. Here’s why.
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What Genetic Counselors Can Do for You
What do genetic counselors do? And how can they help you? Our expert explains.
Could the Results of a Genetic Test Affect My Health Insurance Coverage?
Actually, a federal law prevent medical insurers from raising your rates or dropping your coverage based on genetic test results. A genetic counselor explains.
How Accurate Are DNA Self-Testing Kits?
DNA self-test kits are convenient and easy to use. But is it safe to rely on their results when it comes to your health? Get a genetic counselor’s opinion.