Would you want to know if your child was predisposed to developing dimentia or Alzheimer's? Some people do, and they're willing to have their children undergo genetic testing to see what's there. Is there any value in knowing these risks? Time's Rick Stengel joins Morning Joe to discuss.
It's not a perfect test. Yet researchers report a key step for the first gene test aimed at reducing unnecessary angiograms — expensive and somewhat risky procedures that hundreds of thousands of Americans have each year to check for clogged arteries. Most of these exams, done in hospital cardiac ca Full story
A view shows the headquarters of Life Technologies Corp in Carlsbad, California April 15, 2013. Genetic testing equipment maker Life Technologies Corp has accepted a $13.6 billion cash buyout proposal from scientific and laboratory instruments company Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc in one of the year