Navigation Links
June 2008 Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource Highlights Shingles Vaccine for Pain Prevention, Tips to Avoid Antibiotic Resistant Infections, and Benefits of Broad Genetic Testing
Date:6/24/2008

iabetes, which are likely caused by a combination of genetic changes along with environmental influences.

Already, some private companies are providing DNA analysis to the public to assess disease risk. A few also offer genetic counseling and disease prevention and screening advice.

Experts caution that current tests don't identify all genetic variants that combine to predict vulnerability or resistance to a disease. And even then, an accurate test might not provide useful information. For example, most women have an estimated 10 percent lifetime risk of breast cancer. Some medical providers question the practicality of informing a woman her personal risk may be slightly higher. In most cases, screening and prevention options aren't changed.

Though not as exciting as new technology, a careful analysis of the extended family medical history can provide a form of genetic risk assessment that is just as useful as newer tests.

Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource is published monthly to help women enjoy healthier, more productive lives. Revenue from subscriptions is used to support medical research at Mayo Clinic. To subscribe, please call 800-876-8633, extension 9PK1, or visit http://www.bookstore.mayoclinic.com.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Mayo Clinic
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine technology :

1. Dendreon Announces Publication of Phase 1 Study Highlighting Immunologic and Clinical Activity of Lapuleucel-T (Neuvenge(R)) in Advanced Breast Cancer Patients
2. EDAP Announces Launch of Clinical Study Combining HIFU and Chemotherapy for Localized Aggressive High Risk Prostate Cancer
3. EpiCept Reports Expansion of Clinical Development For Licensed Cancer Compound
4. Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Receives Clearance to Resume Clinical Trials for XIAFLEX(TM)
5. Romark Initiates Clinical Trial of Alinia(R) for Chronic Hepatitis C in the United States
6. The Multiple Myeloma Research Consortium (MMRC) and Proteolix Initiate Phase 2 Clinical Trial Investigating Carfilzomib for the Treatment of Multiple Myeloma
7. Millennium Initiates Clinical Trial to EVOLVE the Treatment of Patients with Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma
8. Potential Safety Issue Identified in Ongoing Phase 2 Clinical Study of HCV-796
9. Clinical Trial Effectiveness: How Pharmas & Biotechs Save Cost with Savvy Investigator Management
10. Callisto Pharmaceuticals Opens Additional Sites for Phase II Clinical Trial of Atiprimod in Advanced Carcinoid Cancer Patients
11. Phosphagenics Announces Positive Phase 1b Transdermal Insulin Clinical Trial Results
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/25/2014)... WESTBROOK, Maine, July 25, 2014  IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. ... for the second quarter of 2014 increased 11% versus ... growth 1 for the second quarter of 2014 ... normalized for changes in distributor inventory 2 . Earnings ... 30, 2014 increased 11% from the prior year period ...
(Date:7/25/2014)...  Semler Scientific, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMLR ... that develops patented products that assist healthcare providers ... reported financial results for the second quarter and ... "The second quarter of 2014 continued to ... , M.D., chief executive officer of Semler.  "We ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., July 25, 2014 ... PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN, INTO OR FROM ANY JURISDICTION ... RELEVANT LAWS OR REGULATIONS OF SUCH JURISDICTION AbbVie (NYSE: ... quarter ended June 30, 2014. "This was ... and earnings per share above our original guidance and announced ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 2IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 3IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 4IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 5IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 6IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 7IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 8IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 9IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 10IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 11IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 12IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 13IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 14IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 15IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 16IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 17IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 18IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 19IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 20IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 21IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 22IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 23IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 24IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 25IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 26IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 27IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 28IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 29IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 30IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 31IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 32IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 33IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 34Semler Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 2Semler Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results 3
... Aug. 24, 2011 The Alzheimer,s Drug Discovery Foundation ... $294,000 to Madera Biosciences, Inc. to develop small molecule ... and thus halt or reverse the progression of Alzheimer,s ... proprietary compounds that increase the expression of apolipoprotein E ...
... Corp. has been selected by LifeScience Alley to host ... together several local companies to focus on medical device ... and proposed changes to the regulatory environment. ... Minnesota medical community, Sen. Al Franken will join the ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation Supports Madera Biosciences with a Grant to Advance Novel Drug Candidates for Alzheimer's Disease 2Coloplast Selected By LifeScience Alley to Host Minnesota Medical Device Panel 2Coloplast Selected By LifeScience Alley to Host Minnesota Medical Device Panel 3
(Date:7/25/2014)... (PRWEB) July 26, 2014 According ... Monitoring Market by Product (vibration monitoring, thermography, ultrasound ... signature analysis), Component, Application and Geography - Global ... the machine health monitoring market is expected to ... 2014 to 2020. , Browse 117 market data ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... New York, NY (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 ... cut ticket prices across the board for the Guinness ... Liverpool FC and Olympiacos FC at Soldier Field ... is also offering their customer appreciation promo/coupon/offer code SOCCER-2014 ... be an amazing year for diehard soccer fans in ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... As reported by Wood TV 8 in the ... has seen a nearly 500-person increase in heroin related overdose ... 271 between 1999 and 2002, the toll increased to 728 ... other states, drug users in Michigan have turned to heroin ... compared the price of both substances, noting that an 80-milligram ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... -- The human brain can preserve oxygen to protect ... finds. Although dehydration significantly reduces blood flow ... the brain compensates by increasing the amount of oxygen ... helped us understand a lot more about how the ... study first author Steven Trangmar, a researcher at Brunel ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... Ticket Down is a reliable source for cheap ... California Memorial Stadium. With the post-World Cup emotions still rolling ... the 2014 Guinness International Champions Cup have brought eight of ... representing La Liga, English Premier League, Serie A, and Superleague ... players from around the world to 12 American cities and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Machine Health Monitoring Market by Product, Component & Application Worth $2.50 Billion by 2020 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Health News:Machine Health Monitoring Market by Product, Component & Application Worth $2.50 Billion by 2020 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Health News:Machine Health Monitoring Market by Product, Component & Application Worth $2.50 Billion by 2020 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 4Health News:Liverpool FC vs. Olympiacos FC Tickets Soldier Field: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices for Guinness International Champions Cup in Chicago on Sunday, July 27th 2Health News:Rise in Heroin Use, Overdose Deaths in Michigan 2Health News:Human Brain Has Coping Mechanism for Dehydration 2Health News:Real Madrid vs. Inter Milan Tickets Berkeley: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices on Guinness International Champions Cup Tickets at California Memorial Stadium 2Health News:Real Madrid vs. Inter Milan Tickets Berkeley: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices on Guinness International Champions Cup Tickets at California Memorial Stadium 3
... WuXi PharmaTech (Cayman) Inc.,(NYSE: WX ), a ... and medical device industries, with operations,in China and the ... , , (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20040705/CNM002LOGO ), ... 2009 Net Revenues Increase 5% Year Over Year to, ...
... Hundreds of Grass-Roots Activists and Scientific Leaders Meet in Nashville for Al ... ... -- The Climate Project (TCP), an international non-profit founded by former Vice ... climate crisis at a grassroots level worldwide, is opening its North American ...
... Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE: DGX ), the ... today announced that its Board of Directors declared a ... $0.10 per share, payable on July 20, 2009, to ... Diagnostics , Quest Diagnostics is the world,s leading ...
... MDAs policymakers consider ways to cut health costs as ... of physician practices finds that physicians on average are ... administrative tasks required by health plans. According to ... Weill Cornell Medical College and colleagues, physician practices report ...
... Health Systems, ,party philanthropy, and a caring young girl ... King Cardiac Foundation (LKCF), founded by internationally acclaimed ... its goal to Save a Heart a Day ... have received life saving cardiac treatment from the Foundation ...
... Corporation announced today that it has entered into a multi-year, sole-source ... in infant formulas and growing-up milks produced by Lactalis and sold ... ... May 14, 2009 - Martek Biosciences Corporation (NASDAQ: MATK) ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:WuXi PharmaTech Announces First-Quarter 2009 Results 2Health News:WuXi PharmaTech Announces First-Quarter 2009 Results 3Health News:WuXi PharmaTech Announces First-Quarter 2009 Results 4Health News:WuXi PharmaTech Announces First-Quarter 2009 Results 5Health News:WuXi PharmaTech Announces First-Quarter 2009 Results 6Health News:WuXi PharmaTech Announces First-Quarter 2009 Results 7Health News:WuXi PharmaTech Announces First-Quarter 2009 Results 8Health News:WuXi PharmaTech Announces First-Quarter 2009 Results 9Health News:WuXi PharmaTech Announces First-Quarter 2009 Results 10Health News:WuXi PharmaTech Announces First-Quarter 2009 Results 11Health News:WuXi PharmaTech Announces First-Quarter 2009 Results 12Health News:WuXi PharmaTech Announces First-Quarter 2009 Results 13Health News:WuXi PharmaTech Announces First-Quarter 2009 Results 14Health News:WuXi PharmaTech Announces First-Quarter 2009 Results 15Health News:The Climate Project Brings Together Historic Gathering of World's Experts on Climate Change 2Health News:The Climate Project Brings Together Historic Gathering of World's Experts on Climate Change 3Health News:The Climate Project Brings Together Historic Gathering of World's Experts on Climate Change 4Health News:Physician practice interactions with health plans cost $31 billion a year 2Health News:Physician practice interactions with health plans cost $31 billion a year 3Health News:The Larry King Cardiac Foundation Achieves Record Life-Saving Pace With Help From New Friends and Partners 2Health News:Martek Signs Sole-Source ARA Supply Agreement with Lactalis Nutrition Sante 2Health News:Martek Signs Sole-Source ARA Supply Agreement with Lactalis Nutrition Sante 3
Extremely wide blade opening. Excellent bio and MRI compatibility. Lot number on each clip. Long reliable history. Standard type 1/1 (mm), opening width 9.0 mm and length 8 mm....
Extremely wide blade opening. Excellent bio and MRI compatibility. Lot number on each clip. Long reliable history. Large type 1/1 (mm), opening width 19.0 mm and length 21 mm....
The Vitek 2 is a fully automated bacteriology system that performs bacterial identification and susceptibility testing analysis using a standard inoculum. It detects resistance and helps combat bacte...
IDS Rapid STR, a microbial identification system....
Medicine Products: