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My Gene Counsel Offers Personalized Genetic Counseling Reports for Those with Positive Alzheimer’s Gene Test Result

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My Gene Counsel Offers Personalized Genetic Counseling Reports for Those with Positive Alzheimer’s Gene Test Result

My Gene Counsel, a digital health company that provides personalized, easy-to-understand web-based genetic counseling, today announced that the company has expanded its content to include reports for those who test positive for a variant in the APOE gene through 23andMe’s consumer DNA testing. The expansion is another step in My Gene Counsel’s goal to service…

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My Gene Counsel Positioned to Foster Responsible Return of Results, Per Recent ASHG and ACMG Guidelines

My Gene Counsel, a digital health company that provides personalized, easy-to-understand genetic counseling reports, responded to recent statements issued by the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) and the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) on the responsibility to recontact research participants and patients when new genetic findings emerge, by positioning its IT…

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My Gene Counsel Launches Cardiovascular Content for February’s Heart Awareness Month

The digital genetic counseling company expands its coverage to hereditary cardiovascular content. The expansion comes just two months after the initial launch of their hereditary cancer product and is another step towards My Gene Counsel becoming the most complete, publicly available resource for hereditary diseases as the demand for personalized genetic information grows. 

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Has the BRCA Monopoly Been Reborn?

A controversy has been brewing under the surface for several months in the genetic testing world. Namely, will BRCA carriers with ovarian cancer be forced to undergo BRCA testing a second time – at >$4000 a pop – in order to qualify for a new drug called Olaparib. Why? The FDA has approved PARP-inhibitor Olaparib for…

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Video: Fertility and Age

Sometimes popular media gives us the false impression that it’s common and easy for women to have babies into their mid-forties and fifties, but in truth it’s more complicated. That’s why we were so thankful to see singer Sophie B. Hawkins publicly share her fertility struggles and story of delayed motherhood last week.In this video, Ellen…

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What is ‘Precision Medicine’, Anyway?

In his recent State of the Union Address, President Obama discussed his ‘Precision Medicine Initiative’, for which $215 million is being proposed for the 2016 Budget. In an era in which we’ve mostly heard about cutbacks in NIH funding, this is a big deal. For many people this was the first time they’d ever heard…

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