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Matt Hancock claims technology is ‘a game-changer’ but critics raise racial bias and ‘fatalism’ concernsThe health secretary is calling for predictive genetic tests for common cancers and heart disease to be rolled out on the NHS without delay.Matt Hancock, speaking at the Royal Society on Wednesday, revealed he recently took a commercial genetic test that showed he is at heightened risk of developing prostate cancer, saying he was shocked by the result. Hancock called for a national debate about the ethical issues around testing for diseases, some of which could not readily be treated.Continue reading...
URMC is only the sixth institution in the country and the only one in New York and the Northeast to receive this accreditation so far.
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AbstractIntroductionWe sought to characterize changes in healthcare spending associated with the onset of 22 endometriosis-related comorbidities.MethodsWomen aged 18 –49 years with endometriosis (N = 180,278) were extracted from 2006–2015 de-identified Clinformatics® DataMart claims data. For 22 comorbidities, comorbidity patients were identified on the basis of having a first comorbidity diagnosis after their initial endometriosis diagnosis. Controls were identified on the basis of having no comorbidity diagnosis and were matched 1:1 to comorbidity patients on demographics and baseline spend...
Authors: Rao A, Jain D, Aggarwal HK, Jain P Abstract Klinefelter's syndrome is the most common chromosomal disorder associated with testicular dysfunction and male infertility. Those affected by Klinefelter's syndrome are at increased risk of systemic lupus erythematosus, breast cancer, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, and lung cancer. Nephrotic syndrome in association with Klinefelter's syndrome has never been reported in the literature. PMID: 28675185 [PubMed - in process]