Monthly Archives: September 2019

Home Genetic Test Kits Giving FALSE Results

HOME GENETIC TESTING

Senior doctors have called for a crackdown on consumer genetic tests, following an influx of patients who have been wrongly told they are carrying dangerous mutations linked to cancer or other devastating conditions. Women have been incorrectly informed by companies that they have faulty BRCA genes, which convey a high risk of breast and ovarian […]

Gene Testing and Fraud

GENE TESTING AND FRAUD

When technology or insurance coverage determinations evolve, so do the opportunities for FRAUD. Genetic testing, whether it’s for ancestral research or assessing disease risk, is an extraordinary tool made possible by advances in science, computing capacity, and the sequencing of the human genome. What was inconceivable 25 years ago can now be accomplished with a saliva […]

Vaping-Related Hospitalizations – 5 Things We Still Don’t Know

Vaping Hospitalizations

Today, officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other health agencies confirmed that there have been 215 confirmed cases and as many as 450 possible cases in 33 states that could be linked to the recent outbreak of vaping-related hospitalizations. Additionally, the CDC confirmed there have been three deaths associated with […]

Mystery Lung Condition Spreads – CDC Says “Stop Vaping”

CDC Says Stop Vaping

Vape lung is spreading and the CDC is warning people not to use vaping products while they are investigating the cause. In a media briefing, the public health agency said that some 450 people are now thought to be affected, and as many as five have died. The CDC’s incident manager for this issue… FULL […]

Risk of Breast Cancer From Using HRT’s is “Twice What Was Thought”

Breast Cancer HRTS

The risk of breast cancer from using hormone replacement therapy is double what was previously thought, according to a major piece of research, which confirms that HRT is a direct cause of the cancer. The findings of the definitive study will cause concern among the 1 million women in the UK and millions more around […]

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