Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Flu virus

They are developing a genetic test in Australia that could identify the strain in hours.

Monday, September 29, 2008

Sleep disorder

There is a very interesting article on the genetics of sleeping disorder at the BBC News website.

Sunday, September 28, 2008

Genetic counselling

This is a very interesting article on genetic counselling and how it can help people.

Saturday, September 27, 2008

Genetic discrimination

Another interesting article on this hot topic.

Friday, September 26, 2008

Japanese genetic differences

See it turns out that not all Japanese are the same genetically. It is a myth just as Montague and others have argued.

Thursday, September 25, 2008

Arab genetics

Saudi researchers are now mapping the genetic make up of 100 million Arabs. I wonder how worthwhile it is as most of the people in the world are related genetically.

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Genetics win

Woman tells how genetic testing helped her win battle against breast cancer.

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

HIV genetics

This is an interesting story about the cost effectiveness of genetic testing for HIV.

Monday, September 22, 2008

Dog genetics

Whatever next? Pig genetics. The article looks interesting but I have not read much to be honest just the headline.

Saturday, September 20, 2008

Google genetics

There is more on the story about the founder of google and his genetic likelihood of getting parkinsons disease.

Genetic test dilema

The announcement that the co-founder of google has a genetic variant associated with Parkinsons ahs raised the whole dilema of genetic testing.

Friday, September 19, 2008

Google Parkinson's

It has been reported in the New York Times that the co founder of google has a genetic mutation which increases his chances of getting the disease by 20-80%.

Thursday, September 18, 2008


They are holding genetics parties. Whatever next? Public announcements of the outcome to all the guests in the party.

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

£10 breast test

There is hope that there could be a test for genetic breast cancer costing £10 on the market.

Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Dental genetics

This is an interesting story. Open wide for your teeth.

Monday, September 15, 2008

Genetic stress

Worrying over genetic testing could cause people stress. I guess that it all adds up.

Sunday, September 14, 2008

Mad cow disease

One of the causes of it could be genetic. Maybe they will get gene therapy.

Saturday, September 13, 2008

New Zealand genetics

The government will be putting more money into genetics in New Zealand. I wonder what can such a small country do?

Friday, September 12, 2008

Race genetics

There is another interesting story on it.

Wednesday, September 10, 2008


This looks interesting. Something to do with genetics but not sure what.

Tuesday, September 09, 2008


I am disgusted just by looking at the prices for genetic testing from $999 to $399. It is a genetic con.

Monday, September 08, 2008

Newborn genetics

An Indian hospital can detect 400 abnormalities.

Sunday, September 07, 2008

Genetic confusion

It seems that there is confusion about genetic tests. Personally I would not use one unless it was supervised by a health professional.

Friday, September 05, 2008

Wednesday, September 03, 2008

Insurance genetics

I think the insurance companies should pay for genetic testing.

Monday, September 01, 2008

Cheating genetics

Men now have an excause for cheating on their partners.