Whole-Genome Sequencing of Healthy Individuals Provides Limited Risk Prediction for Common Diseases | GenomeWeb

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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Whole-genome sequencing of healthy individuals will likely only provide limited information about the risk of developing common diseases, and will not become a substitute for traditional medicine, according to a new study published today in Science Translational Medicine.

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