The hidden harm behind the return of results from personal genome services: a need for rigorous and responsible evaluation

@article{Janssens2015TheHH,
  title={The hidden harm behind the return of results from personal genome services: a need for rigorous and responsible evaluation},
  author={A Cecile J W Janssens},
  journal={Genetics in Medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={17},
  pages={621-622}
}
Whether the delivery of genetic test results directly to consumers has harmful effects has been the subject of scientific debate since the first personal genome services became available. Many researchers and professional societies have expressed concerns about the unclear predictive ability and clinical utility of the tests;1–3 others showed no evidence of adverse psychological or behavioral consequences.4–10 Although the scientific studies conducted so far have indeed shown no evidence of… CONTINUE READING
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