How to save your DNA from ‘fulgent’ genes
The new gene editing tool has many supporters, but some say the way it works could be dangerous.
The Associated Press has chosen a few of our favorite stories to highlight the dangers of gene editing and the benefits of using it for health and longevity.
The news: It is still early days for gene editing, and the science is still evolving.
Some of the early results are promising, but it is still too early to tell if the tools are safe or not.
The good news is, the technology is growing faster than we can use it to help us understand what works and what doesn’t.
The bad news is that it’s very expensive, and it is going to take a long time to really know whether it’s worth it.
How to protect your genetic information and stay safe: 1.
Know what you’re getting: Some genetic testing is conducted using genetic material from your parents or grandparents, which has a higher risk of having errors than DNA from your own parents or siblings.
Some companies have also begun testing for these genetic differences, which can have serious consequences for the results.
Keep the tests and your results confidential: Many companies are working to protect their customers’ genetic information.
Protect your privacy: Some companies are not only trying to protect customers’ information, but also their privacy.
Know your options: Many genes have been edited to reduce their risk of getting cancer, and some have been modified to increase their risk.
If you want to know how your genetic data is being used, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration requires companies to inform consumers if a gene has been edited or if a test is being performed.
Be vigilant: The FDA is warning consumers not to take gene editing products for granted.
While the technology has a lot of promise, it is not yet widely available.