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Genetic variants may put some athletes at higher risk of sudden death

Sickle cell anaemia makes red blood cells an elongated sickle shape rather than roundedEye of Science/Science Photo Library By Clare Wilson A cluster of unexplained deaths of US athletes while exercising could be down to several genes that affect the ability of red blood cells to carry oxygen. The findings could be turned into a… Read More »

Genetics and Telehealth: Genetic Counseling Now Available from Asheville in Franklin

By Joseph Dix Mission Health’s Fullerton Genetics Center is now providing telehealth consultations at Angel Medical Center in Franklin. This means patients do not have to drive to Asheville to receive genetic counseling, evaluation and testing. Patients from the Franklin region will be scheduled at Angel Medical Center to meet with genetic providers by video.… Read More »