Selected new reviews and commentaries, 1 November 2010

1 November 2010

Realising the benefits of genetics for health.

Wright CF, Brice P, Stewart A, Burton H. Lancet. 2010 Oct 23;376(9750):1370-1.

Regulating direct-to-consumer personal genome testing.
 
Regulating direct-to-consumer genetic tests: What is all the fuss about?

Being more realistic about the public health impact of genomic medicine
 
The ethics of direct-to-consumer genetic testing.
 
Ancestry and disease in the age of genomic medicine
 
Human genome: Genomes by the thousand
 
Genomics: In search of rare human variants
 
Genomics: The search for association.
 
Epigenetic modifications and human disease.
 
Stress and the epigenetic landscape: a link to the pathobiology of human diseases?
 
Misleading communication of risk
 
Genetics and genomics in general practice.
 
Illuminating the potential of pluripotent stem cells.
 
Long shadow of the stem–cell ruling
 
Stem-cell laws in China fall short
Nature. 2010 Oct 7;467(7316):633.
 
Autoimmunity in a genetic disease - a cautionary tale
 
Improving aid for maternal, newborn, and child health
Sridhar D. Lancet. 2010 Sep 16. [Epub ahead of print] 
 
 
Sustaining the data and bioresource commons
http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/summary/330/6004/592
 
Confronting real time ethical, legal, and social issues in the Electronic Medical Records and Genomics (eMERGE) Consortium.

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