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New genetic tests improve diagnosis

Doctors are getting much better at knowing the types of health problems we may encounter in later life through improved genetic testing. But what if you think you may be susceptible to one condition, only to find that others could be on their way?

Researchers at the University of Southampton say giving people that information is proving a challenge for health professionals.

Simon Clemison explains how the genetic tests work.

  • 28 May 2013
  • From the section Health