Logo

A Guide to Genetics and Health

Small book cover: A Guide to Genetics and Health

A Guide to Genetics and Health

Publisher: Genetic Alliance
Number of pages: 24

Description:
Genetics helps to explain: What makes you unique, or one of a kind; Why family members look alike; Why some diseases like diabetes or cancer run in families; How learning your family health history can help you stay healthy; Why you should bring your family health history to your healthcare provider.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(4.9MB, PDF)

Similar books

Book cover: Evaluating Human Genetic DiversityEvaluating Human Genetic Diversity
- National Academies Press
This report examines the scientific merits and value of research on human genetic or genomic variation and the organizational and ethical issues that such research poses in a more-general context than the proposed Human Genome Diversity Project.
(4383 views)
Book cover: Human Genome Editing: Science, Ethics, and GovernanceHuman Genome Editing: Science, Ethics, and Governance
- National Academies Press
This volume considers important questions about the human application of genome editing: balancing potential benefits with unintended risks, governing the use of genome editing, incorporating societal values into clinical applications, etc.
(601 views)
Book cover: Mapping Our Genes - Genome Projects: How Big? How Fast?Mapping Our Genes - Genome Projects: How Big? How Fast?
- U.S. Government Printing Office
The growing speed of research in molecular biology had led to proposals to apply novel molecular biological methods to the genetics of entire organisms. Research efforts aimed at mapping large portions or entire genomes are called genome projects ...
(699 views)
Book cover: Sequence - Evolution - Function: Computational Approaches in Comparative GenomicsSequence - Evolution - Function: Computational Approaches in Comparative Genomics
by - Springer
An introduction to the computational approaches that play a critical role in the emerging new branch of biology known as functional genomics. Perfect for introductory level courses in computational methods for comparative and functional genomics.
(10232 views)