By Julia Karow

This article, originally published March 19, has been updated with comments from Eric Schadt at Mount Sinai School of Medicine.

A healthy individual's genome sequence can help uncover disease risks that are not obvious from family history or other risk factors, and high-throughput molecular profiling in an individual over time provides unprecedented insights into disease development, according to a new study by researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine.

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