Editorials Jul 11, 2014

Pros and cons of genetic testing

More and more nonmedical companies are offering genetic testing services that inform people of their risks of developing cancer, diabetes and other diseases, but customers often don't understand the limits of such tests. Nor do they know what providers may do with such personal ...

National Nov 2, 2013

Nearly all Japan's genetic testing facilities mismanage patient info

Almost all of Japan's medical facilities mismanage the genetic information of patients they check for genetic and chromosomal abnormalities as part of in vitro programs, a health ministry research group survey showed Saturday. Of the 12 facilities surveyed, three do not clearly restrict access to ...