‘Crossing Over’ genetic screening: How to cross over genes to help you protect against a deadly disease

By Dr. James Gartenberg, CBS News Genetic testing is one of the most widely used diagnostic tests available, and it can help identify individuals with potentially deadly genetic diseases.But what is genetic testing and what can you do to help identify those who may need a test?Genetic testing can help determine if a person has […]


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When Genetic Testing Is Not Enough: Why We Need Better Genetic Testing

Genetic testing has been around for decades, but the technology is still relatively new and expensive.Today, there are a variety of genetic testing options available to consumers, but they vary widely in their accuracy and accuracy with regard to diagnosis.We talked with genetic testing expert and founder of the Genetic Literacy Project, David Hemenway, about […]


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Baby genetics calculator: How do you get an accurate test result?

Genomics is becoming an increasingly important tool for parents, and researchers are trying to use the technique to determine if a baby has a particular genetic mutation or genetic disease.This is because there is increasing evidence that many people with a particular type of genetic mutation are at risk for developing certain diseases, including cancer, […]


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