Expert Analysis:
Personalized Medicine

March 15, 2016

DNA tests don’t motivate healthy behavior, finds review of research

People are unlikely to change their behavior when told they have a genetic risk for common diseases like type 2 diabetes or heart disease, according to a systematic review in The BMJ. Continue reading

May 7, 2015

Scientists: personalized medicine revolution could be jumpstarted by changes to health system

Using genetic data to identify people at risk of developing common diseases and recommend tailored, preventive measures has the potential to save hundreds of billions of dollars in healthcare costs, but realizing their full potential will require changes to the US health system. Continue reading