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October 29, 2017

Turning Point

The FDA’s approval of an anti-cancer drug prescribed based on a tumor’s genetic glitches rather than its location is a landmark in precision medicine.

by Kendall K. Morgan
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Treatment

Big Data Meets Big Doo-doo

Stool transplant registry will be the largest data set of long-term outcomes.

Current Issue


Family

Modern Family Planning

Expanded carrier screening now allows couples to test for hundreds of recessive disorders pre- and post-conception.

by Sonya Collins•October 29, 2017
Deep Dive

Hunt to Stop a Killer

Nearly 25 years after the Huntington’s disease gene discovery, treatments to curb the condition appear within reach.

by Kendall K. Morgan•October 29, 2017
Featured Stories

Cover Story

Are Antibiotics
Making Us Fat?

The microbes we’re missing may play a role in America’s weight problem and in other diseases of modern life.

by Kendall K. Morgan•July 6, 2015
Deep Dive

Common Thread

Celiac disease’s shared genetics and biology with other autoimmune disorders may lead the way to more treatments for all.

by Katy Human•April 5, 2016

Columns


Extreme Parenting
Kasey Edwards

Extreme Parenting

How the mothers and fathers of children with ultra rare disorders spearhead their own support and research strategies.

Out of Pocket
Misha Angrist

Out of Pocket

Precision medicine’s success depends on access. And that depends on money.

Genetics


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Genetics

Hablando de Genética

Education initiatives and easier access to genetic testing in the Latino community is helping untangle disease risk.

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Genetics

Spinal Muscular Atrophy Drug Approved

New research into SMA, the leading genetic cause of death in infants, has led to a first treatment, with more on the horizon.

Innovation


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Innovation

From Small Things

How a single patient and his mother built a transformative rare-cancer research and advocacy organization.

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Ethics

The Ultimate Selfie

What healthy people can learn from getting their genome sequenced.

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