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  • personalized medicine
  • While the development of common conditions from heart failure to diabetes can arise due to many influences, identifying hereditary causes through medical genetics can serve to greatly customize care-the essential core of personalized medicine. (northshore.org)
  • A key component of our comprehensive approach to personalized medicine, medical genetics has a far-reaching aim to treat not only the individual but also the entire family. (northshore.org)
  • neurologic
  • Overlaps with other medical specialties are beginning to emerge, as recent advances in genetics are revealing etiologies for neurologic , endocrine , cardiovascular , pulmonary , ophthalmologic , renal , psychiatric , and dermatologic conditions. (wikipedia.org)
  • treatments
  • The report notes that even the most cautious commentators expect genetic science to transform medicine, though it may take some while before treatments based on genetics become available. (bmj.com)
  • Patients
  • Through a secure online application- Health Heritage -our patients can create, review, update and share an electronic family medical history tree. (northshore.org)
  • We agree that there will always be patients with TGFBR1/2 mutations that resemble Marfan syndrome but we prefer to distinguish two categories based on the gene (FBN1 versus TGFBR1/2) because of the different medical implications. (bmj.com)
  • committee
  • An eight month inquiry by the select committee admits to being prompted by the public fascination for genetics and DNA as reflected in science programmes, block-buster movies, soap operas, and courtroom dramas. (bmj.com)
  • Individuals
  • An evolving area of medicine, medical genetics aims to help individuals and families pinpoint the biologically inherited familial ties that keep us healthy as well as make us sick. (northshore.org)
  • cardiovascular
  • We agree that the focus of the current nosology is on the cardiovascular and the ocular complications, which from a medical perspective are still the most objective and have the greatest medical implications. (bmj.com)
  • content
  • All Medical Genetics Summaries content, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) license which permits copying, distribution, and adaptation of the work, provided the original work is properly cited and any changes from the original work are properly indicated. (nih.gov)