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Should I worry about giving my DNA to labs that do genetic tests? Should I worry about giving my DNA to labs that do genetic tests?

Should I worry about giving my DNA to labs that do genetic tests?

With a June 2022 update from The Conversation

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The internet has made DNA testing a big global business. In the United States and Europe, millions of people have sent samples of their saliva to commercial labs in the hopes of learning something new about their personal health or lineage. Ancestry.com, 23andMe, MyHeritage, and FamilyTreeDNA are all industry leaders that sell their services online, share test results on websites, and even provide guides on how to find relatives in phone directories or share results on social media. They frequently claim ownership of your genetic information and sell access to their databases to large...
US Blood Pressure Validated Device Listing US Blood Pressure Validated Device Listing

US Blood Pressure Validated Device Listing

Blood pressure measurement devices that have been validated for clinical accuracy as determined through an independent review process.

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High blood pressure (BP) that is uncontrolled is the major cause of mortality and disability. For the diagnosis and treatment of hypertension, reliable blood pressure measurement is critical. If the BP measurement instrument has been validated for clinical accuracy, that is a crucial aspect of correct measurement.

FDA Warns People with Diabetes and Health Care Providers Against the Use of Devices for Diabetes Management Not Authorized for Sale in the United States

An FDA Safety Communication

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning health care providers and people with diabetes of risks associated with use of devices for diabetes management unauthorized for sale in the...

Health Apps as a Drug

This article from the Economist discusses how "health apps" are starting realize positive benefits when addressing behavioral health issues sucha s diabetes and substance.
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