Genes and Health

Genes and Health section

Is genetic testing good for health? Will gene therapy one day correct our faulty genes and eliminate disease? Some genetic tests can be useful, but genes are poor predictors of common diseases in most people. Read about the limitations of a genetic approach to our health problems.

Read GeneWatch UK's report Polygenic risk predictions: health revolution or going round in circles?.

Read GeneWatch's history of the claims that everyone should have their genome sequenced to allow common diseases to be predicted and prevented.

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