Google-backed genetic test approved

A Californian start-up will be allowed to advertise a mail order DNA test that screens for a rare genetic condition. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), said the 23andMe product would "provide people with information about possible mutations in their genes that could be passed on to their children".

Country: Global

Domains: Privacy

Stakeholder: Industry

Tags: advertisement, DNA, industry, genetic testing

Posted on Friday 20 February 2015

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