The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) provides information to the media regarding genetic counselor and genetic and genomic services in health care. NSGC has member spokespersons available to conduct interviews with local, regional and national media.
Elite athletes with an inherited heart condition aren’t the only ones who have a difficult time adjusting to doctors’ orders to avoid intense and competitive exercise to reduce their risk of sudden death, suggests a new study being presented at the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC)
Most college athletes would agree to be tested for a gene that increases their risk of a poor recovery from concussion or other brain injury, but say a positive result wouldn’t change their behavior or style of play, according to research being presented at the National Society of Genetic Counselors
Desperate to find out why their child has autism, parents may turn to genetic testing only to find that these tests often don’t provide the answer, suggests research being presented at the National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) 33rd Annual Education Conference.
The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) published a study on Sept. 8, 2014, by Mary-Claire King, Ph.D., which recommends all U.S. women over the age of 30 receive genetic testing for BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations, whether or not they have a family history of breast or ovarian cancer. The
An innovative genetic counseling program announced today by Cigna (NYSE: CI) will result in more individuals receiving appropriate genetic testing and making informed decisions about their health, said the largest membership organization representing genetic counselors