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by dfmcapecod
Thu Feb 28, 2019 12:53 pm
Forum: Science and Research
Topic: other genetic markers from 23andme
Replies: 3
Views: 1020

Re: other genetic markers from 23andme

This study was just published today and provides 5 new ones. "Once the functions of the five genes newly associated with Alzheimer’s—IQCK, ACE, ADAM10, ADAMTS1 and WWOX—are understood and examined in conjunction with the functions of the 20 known genes, researchers will be in a better position ...
by dfmcapecod
Wed Feb 28, 2018 5:23 am
Forum: Getting Started
Topic: Thoughts on Disclosure (Who have you told?)
Replies: 35
Views: 4774

Re: Thoughts on Disclosure? (Who have you told?)

Even after I drew pictures of my mother and father and explained in the drawing how I inherited one copy of the apoe3 gene from my mother and one copy of the apoe4 gene from my father gifted accountant my husband he couldn’t follow along with my curious excitement. Everyone copes differently, you p...
by dfmcapecod
Wed Feb 28, 2018 5:14 am
Forum: Getting Started
Topic: Thoughts on Disclosure (Who have you told?)
Replies: 35
Views: 4774

Re: Thoughts on Disclosure? (Who have you told?)

In regards to privacy/protection, I recently searched this and there is a law in place (US): http://ginahelp.org/ And here's an article on the "loopholes": https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2017/03/genetic-discrimination-law-gina/519216/ I haven't dug deep into this, so I'd love ...
by dfmcapecod
Tue Feb 27, 2018 11:26 am
Forum: Getting Started
Topic: Thoughts on Disclosure (Who have you told?)
Replies: 35
Views: 4774

Re: Thoughts on Disclosure? (Who have you told?)

We are cracking the code and so close to some incredible breakthroughs in science and health, but it needs to be everyones choice about how they leverage their genetic data. I do not believe there are not enough laws protecting privacy in this space yet, which is unfortunate because the more we shar...

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