The Radio 4 “Analysis” programme aired recently has been discussing the ever cheaper commercial predictive gene testing and the implications it’s having on increasing our psychsomatic obsession with our health; creating dilemma and self obsession with health intervention and marginalization. Some great people sharing their pros and cons including Linda Avery from 23andMe & MP Dr Evan Harris who discusses the slow reactions of policy and government to biotech industry development and the possible exclusions enforced on by the insurance companies. – umm hello how long have we been talking about this?
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