Why Is NGS Important To Cardiovascular Medicine?

Why Is NGS Important To Cardiovascular Medicine?

Why is Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) important to cardiovascular medicine?  NGS has been successful in diagnosing certain cardiovascular diseases, called Mendelian diseases, that are present because of a single variant in a single gene or monogenic diseases.  It's...

The Importance of Carrier Testing in Family Planning

The Importance of Carrier Testing in Family Planning

Health is an investment that plays a crucial role in keeping families safe and secure, and good family planning can be the first step to ensuring sound physical health and emotional wellbeing of your future family. Carrier testing in family planning is increasingly...

The Importance of Carrier Testing

The Importance of Carrier Testing

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), over 10,000 human diseases are estimated to be caused by a mutation in a single gene. Such diseases are genetic, meaning parents can pass them on to their children. Since many genetic diseases are recessive, these...

Why Should I Ask My Doctor About Genomic Testing?

Why Should I Ask My Doctor About Genomic Testing?

Genetic mutation is the alteration of the standard structural sequences of genes in the body. The different genes variations are inheritable, and one lineage of generation can have some of these defects. Such a lineage is predisposed to hereditary diseases such as...

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