Meet the other 'omics'
The promise of identifying patients’ risk of disease by analysing their DNA, has captured our imagination for decades.
However, questions have been raised in recent years around the clinical usefulness of many genetic tests, with fears that direct-to-consumer tests lack accuracy. But the study of the structure and function of DNA — is just one of the ‘omic’ sciences.
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