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More women get tested for breast cancer genes thanks to 'Angelina Jolie effect'
19 December 2016 - by Anastassia Bolotkova
Angelina Jolie's 2013 public announcement that she has the BRCA1</i> breast cancer gene led to a 64 percent increase in women seeking genetic testing for breast cancer... [Read More]
FDA warns against ovarian cancer screening tests
12 September 2016 - by Anastassia Bolotkova
The FDA has warned that it does not recommend the use of any currently available ovarian cancer screening tests to detect the disease... [Read More]
Vegetarian populations carry metabolic mutation
4 April 2016 - by Anastassia Bolotkova
Researchers have found a genetic variant in populations that have favoured vegetarian diets over many generations... [Read More]