Also this year Rare Disease Day takes place on the last day of February. The main objective of Rare Disease Day is to raise awareness amongst the general public and decision-makers about rare diseases and their impact on patients’ lives. Since Rare Disease Day was first launched by EURORDIS in 2008, thousands of events have […]Read more "Rare disease day: With research, possibilities are limitless"
In April 2003 one of the most significant scientist breakthroughs of modern time was announced. After years of painstaking research carried out by thousands of dedicated scientists across the world, the complete genetic code of human being – their genome – could now be published. In the UK, this great discovery turns out being a […]Read more "The 100,000 Genomes Project: the new genomic medicine service for the NHS"
A growing understanding of human genetics holds the promise to dramatically change healthcare through customized preventative care and treatments. Our health dictated by our genetics: The percentage of our health dictated by our genetics and the faction by behavior and environment depends on individual diseases. Some diseases are entirely genetic and they are called 100 […]Read more "3 reasons why genetics will dramatically change healthcare in the near future."
In the near future the affordability of genomic sequencing will make it as routine as a blood test, offering people a new frontier in understanding their own identity in relation to genomics and treatment pathways. Around the world, genomics developments of profound potential are already occurring. These range from extending individuals knowledge of their own […]Read more "Genomics: How we can all play a role in shaping the future of health research"