Much of the promise of future improvements in medical researchis premised on better understanding of genetics and how certaingenes lead to greater disease risks or react to certaintreatments.

So it’s big news when a study in the New England Journal ofMedicine found that African Americans were more likely to bediagnosed as at risk for a heart condition because of a flawedunderstanding of genetic traits.

Complete your profile to continue reading and get FREE access to BenefitsPRO, part of your ALM digital membership.

  • Critical BenefitsPRO information including cutting edge post-reform success strategies, access to educational webcasts and videos, resources from industry leaders, and informative Newsletters.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM, BenefitsPRO magazine and BenefitsPRO.com events
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com
NOT FOR REPRINT

© 2024 ALM Global, LLC, All Rights Reserved. Request academic re-use from www.copyright.com. All other uses, submit a request to [email protected]. For more information visit Asset & Logo Licensing.