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Sialidosis: a review of human neuraminidase deficiency.
Genetic testing and insurance
Certificates of confidentiality.
  • J. Lowden
  • Biology, Medicine
  • American journal of human genetics
  • 1 February 1996
Evidence for a hybrid hexosaminidase isoenzyme in heterozygotes for Sandhoff disease.
  • J. Lowden
  • Medicine
  • American journal of human genetics
  • 1979
Patients with Sandhoff disease have less than 5% of normal levels of serum or tissue hexosaminidase activity. They are thought to have a defect in the structural gene for the beta chain ofExpand
Genetic discrimination and insurance underwriting.
  • J. Lowden
  • Medicine
  • American journal of human genetics
  • 1992
Underwriting Genetic Diseases
In 2001, simultaneous publications by the commercial and academic arms of the international effort to determine the sequence of the human genome changed our understanding of human genetics forExpand
Underwriting lethal genetic diseases.
  • J. Lowden
  • Medicine
  • Journal of insurance medicine
  • 1998
There are thousands of single gene deposits that cause increased morbidity or mortality risks. Few have complete penetrance leading to certain death. Most can be underwritten with affordableExpand
A genetic testing code of practice for insurers.
The Association of British Insurers has issued a Genetic Testing Code of Practice. The document consists of a forward and six parts, namely; Code of Practice, Statement of Duties of our InsuranceExpand
New guidelines from the National Cholesterol Education Program: what is the impact on risk assessment?
  • J. Lowden
  • Medicine
  • Journal of insurance medicine
  • 2002
The National Cholesterol Education Program has developed a set of guidelines for optimal levels of serum lipids that are recommended to reduce the risk of coronary artery disease. This articleExpand
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