Selected new reviews and commentaries, 5 August 2008

5 August 2008

Evidence of support for biobanking practices.Laurie G. BMJ. 2008 Jul 10;337:a337.

The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act - a half-step toward risk sharing.
Korobkin R, Rajkumar R.N Engl J Med. 2008 Jul 24;359(4):335-7.

Genetics. Insights into the pathogenesis of autism.
Sutcliffe JS. Science. 2008 Jul 11;321(5886):208-9.

Shedding light on skin cancer.
Bringing age-related macular degeneration into focus
Allikmets R, Dean M. Nat Genet. 2008 Jul;40(7):820-1.
30 years: from IVF to stem cells.
Deech R. Nature. 2008 Jul 17;454(7202):280-1.
Life after SuperBabe.

Motor neuron disease: The curious ways of ALS.
Polymenidou M, Cleveland DW. Nature. 2008 Jul 17;454(7202):284-5

Genetic engineering in athletes.

Five metaphors about global-health policy
Stuckler D, McKee M. Lancet. 2008 Jul 12;372(9633):95-7.

Enhancing the quality and transparency of health research
Groves T. BMJ. 2008 Jul 8;337:a718. doi: 10.1136/bmj.a718.

Genetics of stroke: a review of recent advances
Domingues-Montanari S et al. Expert Rev Mol Diagn. 2008 Jul;8(4):495-513.
The environmental contribution to gene expression profiles
Gibson G. Nat Rev Genet. 2008 Aug;9(8):575-81.

Single-strand break repair and genetic disease.
Caldecott KW. Nat Rev Genet. 2008 Aug;9(8):619-31.

Psychiatric genetics: The brains of the family.
Abbott A. Nature. 2008 Jul 10;454(7201):154-7.
An unnecessary battle.
Genomics: Thoroughly modern meiosis.
Lichten M. Nature. 2008 Jul 24;454(7203):421-2.

Recognition of genetic factors influencing the progression of hepatitis C: potential for personalized therapy
Jonsson JR, Purdie DM, Clouston AD, Powell EE. Mol Diagn Ther. 2008;12(4):209-18.

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