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26 hot topic(s) found with the query "Adoptees"

Healthcare providers attitudes towards risk stratification of adopted patients with limited family history information: a cross-sectional survey.
Saltzman Barbara et al. Journal of community genetics 2021 (Posted: Apr 23, 2021 10AM)

There was no association between years of practice or provider sex and how they screened, managed, or interacted with adopted patients. Providers that had adopted patients did not hold any statistically different opinions on how adopted patients should be managed versus providers that did not. Most providers did not initiate earlier screening for patients with unknown FMH.

Comparison of adopted and non-adopted individuals reveals gene-environment interplay for education in the UK Biobank
R Cheesman et al, BioRXIV preprints, July 18, 2019 (Posted: Jul 20, 2019 4PM)

The study uses information from 6311 individuals in the UK Biobank who were adopted in childhood to compare genetic influence on education between adoptees and non-adopted individuals. The study provides another kind of evidence for the influence of parental behavior on offspring education.

The value of genetic testing for family health history of adopted persons.
May Thomas et al. Nature reviews. Genetics 2018 Nov (Posted: Dec 02, 2018 10AM)

Adoptees lacking family health history look to whole genome sequencing for answers
M Thomas, Hudson Alpha, October 2018 (Posted: Oct 26, 2018 11AM)

Adoptees' Pursuit of Genomic Testing to Fill Gaps in Family Health History and Reduce Healthcare Disparity.
Casas Kari A et al. Narrative inquiry in bioethics 2018 8(2) 131-135 (Posted: Sep 19, 2018 9AM)

If I'm Adopted, Should I Have DNA Testing?
E Matloff, Forbes, July 11, 2018 (Posted: Jul 16, 2018 9AM)

Adopted Individuals' Views on the Utility and Value of Expanded Carrier Screening.
Spencer Sara et al. Journal of genetic counseling 2018 Mar (Posted: Apr 04, 2018 10AM)

Does Lack of "Genetic-Relative Family Health History" Represent a Potentially Avoidable Health Disparity for Adoptees?
May Thomas et al. The American journal of bioethics : AJOB 2016 Dec 16(12) 33-38 (Posted: Dec 07, 2016 9AM)

Unpacking Reasons for Genetic Testing of Adoptees.
Lee Richard M et al. The American journal of bioethics : AJOB 2016 Dec 16(12) 39-40 (Posted: Dec 07, 2016 9AM)

What About Personal Genomic Testing if You Are Adopted?
Robert Green, Huffington Post Blog, March 22, 2016 (Posted: Mar 22, 2016 9PM)

Meeting My DNA
MT McDermott, ew York Times, March 16, 2016 (Posted: Mar 16, 2016 5PM)

Adopted Individuals Seek DTC Genomics Services to Learn About Family History, Genetic Disease Risk
Genome Web, January 28,2016 (Posted: Jan 30, 2016 11AM)

Adopting genetics: motivations and outcomes of personal genomic testing in adult adoptees.
Baptista Natalie M et al. Genetics in medicine : official journal of the American College of Medical Genetics 2016 Jan (Posted: Jan 30, 2016 11AM)

With DNA Testing, Suddenly They Are Family,
R Swarns, New York Times, 2012 (Posted: Apr 27, 2015 10AM)

Genetic and familial environmental effects on suicide attempts: a study of Danish adoptees and their biological and adoptive siblings.
Petersen Liselotte et al. J Affect Disord 2014 Feb 273-7 (Posted: Apr 25, 2015 11AM)

Familial transmission of venous thromboembolism: a cohort study of 80?214 Swedish adoptees linked to their biological and adoptive parents.
Zöller Bengt et al. Circ Cardiovasc Genet 2014 Jun (3) 296-303 (Posted: Apr 25, 2015 11AM)

Familial transmission of prostate, breast and colorectal cancer in adoptees is related to cancer in biological but not in adoptive parents: a nationwide family study.
Zöller Bengt et al. Eur. J. Cancer 2014 Sep (13) 2319-27 (Posted: Apr 25, 2015 11AM)

An extended Swedish national adoption study of alcohol use disorder.
Kendler Kenneth S et al. JAMA Psychiatry 2015 Mar (3) 211-8 (Posted: Apr 25, 2015 11AM)

The role of parenting in the prediction of criminal involvement: findings from a nationally representative sample of youth and a sample of adopted youth.
Beaver Kevin M et al. Dev Psychol 2015 Mar (3) 301-8 (Posted: Apr 25, 2015 11AM)

Association of adoptive child's thought disorders and schizophrenia spectrum disorders with their genetic liability for schizophrenia spectrum disorders, season of birth and parental Communication Deviance.
Roisko Riikka et al. Psychiatry Res 2015 Apr 30. (2-3) 434-40 (Posted: Apr 25, 2015 11AM)

Familial transmission of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in adoptees: a Swedish nationwide family study.
Zöller Bengt et al. BMJ Open 2015 (4) e007310 (Posted: Apr 25, 2015 11AM)

Incidence of appendicitis according to region of origin in first- and second-generation immigrants and adoptees in Sweden. A cohort follow-up study.
Terlinder John et al. Scand. J. Gastroenterol. 2015 Apr 15. 1-10 (Posted: Apr 25, 2015 11AM)

Twins and virtual twins: Do genetic (as well as experiential) factors affect developmental risks?
Segal Nancy L et al. J Exp Child Psychol 2015 Apr 17. 55-69 (Posted: Apr 25, 2015 11AM)

How Adoptees Can Overcome Secrecy through DNA Testing
Richard Hill, Gazillion Voices, 2015 (Posted: Apr 25, 2015 11AM)

Adoptees and Genetic Information
MC Randall, GeneticHealth (Posted: Apr 25, 2015 11AM)

CDC Paper: Can targeted genetic testing offer useful health information to adoptees
T May et al. Genetics in Medicine, April 24, 2015 (Posted: Apr 25, 2015 11AM)

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