In a little over 350 years, 12.5 million Africans were forcibly moved into the Americas. Current events continue to ripple from that displacement as well as the more recent Great Migration of African-Americans from the South.
I was skeptical about the latest announcement by 23andMe surrounding the release of their new report describing to it subscribers their risk of Type 2 diabetes.
This Halloween, with much fanfare the FDA and 23AndMe simultaneously announced a new service, genomic testing for an individuals ability to metabolize 50 commonly used prescribed and over the counter medications.
The home DNA testing company 23andMe has received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to test for three genetic mutations in two genes that you have probably heard of if you know who Angeli
All I want for Christmas is for people just to tell it like it is in medical advertising in all its forms. Promise nothing more and nothing less than what they, their institution or product actually do or mean. Stop the selling.
23andMe, founded in 2006, is a personal genetics company with the mission to "help people access, understand and benefit from the human genome."
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