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Using genetic screening for selecting the 'best' embryo in IVF

In fact, it was much better to select the embryo with the lowest risk score. The team’s statistical analysis was confirmed when they ran simulations for “virtual parents” based on real genomes from studies of Crohn’s disease and schizophrenia. The researchers emphasized that screening embryos based on polygenic scores does not offer any guarantees about the health of the baby; it only reduces the risk.

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I did a DNA test for what drugs would work best on me. They charged medicare a Lot of money and the results were all wrong, meds I’d been on which had a bad effect. My former pdoc had told me it was junk science. My new one who is an NP thought it a good idea.

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