My Family Health Portrait- A tool from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that will help you organize your family tree and help you identify common diseases that may run in your family.pop
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British Have Changed Little Since Ice Age, Gene Study Says- Despite invasions by Saxons, Romans, Vikings, Normans, and others, the genetic makeup of today's white Britons is much the same as it was 12,000 ago, a new book claims. An article published in National Geographic News, July 19, 2005.
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DNA by Dr Knight- Genealogists are rapidly becoming aware that they now have a powerful new means of investigating the past - a system so powerful that genealogy will never be the same again. It's been a long time coming, because without dramatic achievements in computer science and molecular biology, this new venue for genealogical research could never exist. Read more...
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Does Cancer Run In Families?- For 16 of 27 cancers studied, results indicate that relatives of patients are at a significantly higher risk of developing cancer than are members of the population at large. An article published in Science Daily, January 13, 2005.
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Eye on DNA- How’s it going to change your life?
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Facts About Cousin Marriages- Some people are fixated on the fallacy that cousin couples pose an intolerable risk to their offspring. However it is likely that we are all descendants of cousin marriages.
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Family Health History Toolkit- Provided by the Utah Department of Health. Learn how genomics and family health history will impact public health.
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Finding the roots of modern humans- "Genographic" is not showing up in many dictionaries yet. But two global institutions, IBM and the National Geographic Society, hope the idea it conveys becomes well known in every corner of the planet.
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Free Family History Tools to help physicians gather comprehensive family histories from patients- - Prenatal genetic screening questionnaire to gather information from a couple either prior to pregnancy or during a pregnancy.
- Pediatric Clinical Genetics Questionnaire
- Sample Pedigree in order for individuals to see how geneticists/genetic counselors graphically represent family history.
- Adult family history useful to rule out a condition that may have developed later in life, which may or may not have been inherited.
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French Heritage DNA Project- Including French metropolitain, French-Canadian, Acadian, Cajun, Metis and others of French Heritage.
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Genealogical DNA test- A genealogical DNA test examines the nucleotides at specific locations on a person's DNA for genetic genealogy purposes. Read more...
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Genealogical DNA test- A genealogical DNA test looks at a person's genetic code at specific locations. Results give information about genealogy or personal ancestry. An overview from Wikipedia.
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Genetealogy.com- Web site dedicated to genetic genealogy – the use of DNA testing to peek into your past and learn about your roots.
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Genetic genealogy- Genetic genealogy is the application of genetics to traditional genealogy. Read more...
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Geneticists Track More of Earliest Humans' First Itineraries- Through the wizardry of modern genetics, it is possible to reconstruct the travels of the earliest humans as they moved out from their ancestral home in northeast Africa and spread around the globe. An article published in The New York Times, November 12, 2002.
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Growing a family health tree- Once you've constructed your family medical history, take it with you the next time you visit your doctor. An article published in The Seattle Times (Washington), December 19, 2004.
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Human Genome Project Information Website- The Human Genome Project (HGP) is an international 13-year effort formally begun in October 1990. The project was planned to last 15 years, but rapid technological advances have accelerated the expected completion date to 2003. Project goals are to discover all the approximately 30,000 to 35,000 human genes (the human genome).
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Human Y-chromosome DNA haplogroups- The Y Chromosome Consortium has established a system of defining Y-DNA haplogroups by letters A through R, with further subdivisions using numbers and lower case letters.
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Including medical details in family histories- Many genealogists have made medical history as important in their research as vital statistics and traditions. An article published in the Norman Transcript (Oklahoma), February 11, 2006.
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International Society of Genetic Genealogy- Many of the founders of the International Society of Genetic Genealogy (ISOGG) are DNA project administrators; however, this is not a requirement for membership.
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List of DYS markers- A list of DYS (DNA Y-chromosome Segment) markers commonly used in genealogical DNA testing.
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Peers give clues to human evolution- The family trees of aristocratic British families have offered insights into the way women unknowingly "traded" a long life for large numbers of children. A BBC News article published June 11, 2003.
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Putting DNA to Work- An online exhibit from the Koshland Science Museum. The information in DNA sequences has been harnessed for a multitude of tasks, but how is DNA put to work? Through interactive multimedia activities you can explore some of the applications of DNA technology and discover the many ways these uses may affect your life.
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