By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A majority of clinical geneticists in Europe are concerned that genetic tests marketed directly to consumers are not clinically useful, and a large percentage believe that sales of certain types of DTC tests should be more closely regulated or banned, according to a study presented today at the European Society of Human Genetics conference in Amsterdam.

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