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Generation Genome: Welcome to the era of genomic healthcare

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Professor Dame Sally Davies, Chief Medical Officer of the NHS, has published her eighth annual report to the UK Government. This year’s report is entitled ‘Generation Genome’ and it report outlines Davies’ recommendations for targeting treatments using genomics, as well as advancing technologies and embedding national standards for using genomic information.

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What can evolution teach us about fear?

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Fear (and the accompanying stress and tension) can easily be seen as a wholly negative, futile experience; especially in a developed world where we rarely encounter physical danger. In this blog post I look at the role that fear has played throughout our evolutionary history – looking back to when it…

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