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Epigenetic testing firms claim to help you live a healthier lifestyle

Muhdo’s epigenetic sequencing kit is launching this weekMuhdo By Graham Lawton Getting your DNA sequenced is now an everyday reality, but a new frontier has opened up in personal genomics. Two companies have started selling kits that sequence your epigenome. They claim it can deliver much more detailed and useful health advice than is possible… Read More »

Color Genomics to partner with NorthShore on genetic testing

Color Genomics is continuing to build relationships with healthcare organizations to offer DNA tests to their populations. In its latest move, the Burlingame, Calif.-based DNA-testing company is partnering with NorthShore University HealthSystem to offer its genetic tests to more than 10,000 patients. As part of the collaboration, the hospital system will offer Color’s genomic health… Read More »

Public Health England warns that improved treatment and testing rates for STIs in the UK could be imperilled by cuts

The authors place the post-AIDS increase in STIs within a historic context. Gonorrhoea cases in the UK have been recorded since 1918 and syphilis since 1922, when the UK’s network of free and confidential STI clinics was set up. This was after a Royal Commission on Venereal Diseases (as STIs used to be called) recommended… Read More »