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Getting Started: Genetics for the Genealogist By Diahan Southard
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Genealogy and DNA can work hand-in-hand to help you discover your family history. This guide will help you select the DNA test (and testing company) that is right for you. It’s never been... More > easier to get started. Let Your DNA Guide show you the way! This guide provides answers so you can test with confidence: • Explains what DNA can and can’t do for your research • Identifies who in your family should be tested • Explains privacy measures • Provides a comprehensive flow chart that identifies the right test for your research • Helps you choose the right testing company for your test and genealogy research • How to take the test • A Quick Glossary Guide to help you navigate terminology easily< Less
Genetics and Me: Volume XV By Rev Dr James Showers Jr
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This Volume in the series, is a compilation of research from the NCBI and the Genetic Testing Registry. 23 and me. The National Library of Medicine. National Human Genome Research Project and ENCODE.
Genetics of Gaucher Disease By Nadia Arora, ND
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This review article discusses genetic, clinical and evolutionary aspects of Gaucher disease. Gaucher disease is an autosomal recessive disorder of lipid storage. It is very common worldwide. This... More > review covers traditional laboratory and genetic testing for Gaucher disease, with specific attention given to the effectiveness and limitations of these tests. Treatment options, including experimental gene therapy, are covered as well. We explored the prevalence of this disorder and compared rates of occurrence of different mutations among different ethnic groups. Special attention has been given to the evolutionary aspect of Gaucher disease – we discussed anthropologic and animal studies and analyzed the most popular hypothesis of the selective advantage of Gaucher disease. This review article also discusses the rates of occurrence of neurological, pulmonary and cardio-vascular disease in Gaucher disease patients.< Less
Understanding Genetics: Midatlantic Region By Sharon Terry, Amelia Chappelle, Beverly Burke
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Genetic Alliance published “Understanding Genetics: A Guide for Patients and Health Professionals” in collaboration with the The New York – Mid-Atlantic Consortium for Genetic and... More > Newborn Screening Services. This comprehensive manual provides a wealth of genetic education materials for patients and health professionals for community-based healthcare clinics. It is designed to help patients and health professionals understand the place of genetics in health care. The straightforward and intuitive guide covers basic genetic concepts, complemented with in-depth information about diagnosing genetic conditions, newborn screening, family-history collection, genetic counseling and genetic testing. A section on local information focuses on patient care, patient and provider education, and genetic services in the NY- MidAtlantic area.< Less
Understanding Genetics: Midatlantic Region By Sharon Terry, Amelia Chappelle, Beverly Burke
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Genetic Alliance published “Understanding Genetics: A Guide for Patients and Health Professionals” in collaboration with the The New York – Mid-Atlantic Consortium for Genetic and... More > Newborn Screening Services. This comprehensive manual provides a wealth of genetic education materials for patients and health professionals for community-based healthcare clinics. It is designed to help patients and health professionals understand the place of genetics in health care. The straightforward and intuitive guide covers basic genetic concepts, complemented with in-depth information about diagnosing genetic conditions, newborn screening, family-history collection, genetic counseling and genetic testing. A section on local information focuses on patient care, patient and provider education, and genetic services in the NY- MidAtlantic area.< Less
Question the Injection: What to Know of Genetics and Vaccination Today By Kirstin Beatty
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Written clearly for the public in the style of a fact sheet, this begins with traditional illness and fever management as supported by modern research. Vaccine risks including disease transmission... More > and autoimmunity are clarified, including heightened risks and options for genetic testing. Genetic and individual markers indicating heightened risk of adverse events are provided, alongside information on adverse event reporting and the federally-funded vaccination court. Finally, a short review is provided of methods for allaying adverse reactions and supporting health. Over 200 citations back an overview of individual vaccination risks rarely discussed in the doctor's office and omitted on CDC fact sheets. Primary sources are from the FDA, attorney general's office, Merck, and numerous research journals. As an overview with APA-style citations for further research, this booklet is suitable for doctor's offices and nearly everyone.< Less
Question the Injection: What to Know of Genetics and Vaccination Today By Kirstin Beatty
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Written clearly for the public in the style of a fact sheet, this begins with traditional illness and fever management as supported by modern research. Vaccine risks including disease transmission... More > and autoimmunity are clarified, including heightened risks and options for genetic testing. Genetic and individual markers indicating heightened risk of adverse events are provided, alongside information on adverse event reporting and the federally-funded vaccination court. Finally, a short review is provided of methods for allaying adverse reactions and supporting health. Over 200 citations back an overview of individual vaccination risks rarely discussed in the doctor's office and omitted on CDC fact sheets. Primary sources include the FDA, attorney general's office, Merck, and numerous research journals. As an overview with APA-style citations for further research, this booklet is suitable for doctor's offices and nearly everyone. A brief excerpt is available for preview when viewing the ebook.< Less
Genetic Testing for Developmental Disabilities, Intellectual Disability, and Autism Spectrum Disorder - Technical Brief Number 23 By U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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This Technical Brief collects and summarizes information on genetic tests clinically available in the United States to detect genetic markers that predispose to DDs. It also identifies, but does not... More > systematically review, existing evidence addressing the tests’ clinical utility. This Brief primarily focuses on patients with idiopathic or unexplained DDs, particularly intellectual disability, global developmental delay, and autism spectrum disorder. Several better-defined DD syndromes, including Angelman syndrome, fragile X syndrome, Prader-Willi syndrome, Rett syndrome, Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome, Smith-Magenis syndrome, velocardiofacial syndrome, and Williams syndrome are also included. Patient-centered health outcomes (e.g., functional or symptomatic improvement) and intermediate outcomes (e.g., changes in clinical decisions or family reproductive decisions, the tests’ diagnostic accuracy and analytic validity) are examined.< Less
Gedmatch: A Next Step for Your Autosomal Test - Digital Download By Diahan Southard
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Gedmatch is a third‐party tool for use by genetic genealogists seeking to advance their knowledge of their autosomal DNA test. You can upload your DNA results from any major genetic genealogy... More > testing company into Gedmatch for free. Turn to this quick guide for answers to these common questions: What is Gedmatch? Who can participate? What do I have to do to join? What kinds of tools do they offer? Can it help with my ethnicity results? Will I find new matches? Is this a necessary tool? This guide will navigate through the myriad of options and point out only the best tools for your genetic genealogy research.< Less
Family Tree Dna - A Companion Guide to Autsosomal Dna Testing for the Genealogist By Diahan Southard
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Many have begun to explore autosomal DNA testing with Family Tree DNA but aren’t sure how to navigate the website and make genealogical connections. This guide provides answers to the following... More > questions: How can I find my best matches at FTDNA? What do the MyOrigins results mean? Do I need to add my pedigree chart to the website? What do the relationship ranges, like 2nd-4th cousin, really mean? What is a cM and why is it listed on my match page? What is a Chromosome Browser? How do I use it in my genealogy? How do I use the In Common with tool to find genealogical connections?< Less