[Skip to Content]
Visit us on Facebook Visit us on FacebookVisit us on Twitter Visit us on TwitterVisit us on Facebook Visit us on InstagramVisit our RSS Feed View our RSS Feed
Dragonfly October 23rd, 2020
CategoriesCategoriesCategories Contact UsContact Us ArchivesArchives Region/OfficeRegion SearchSearch

Posts by tag: genomics

You are viewing the post list, filtered by tag name. Select a post below for the full content.


Sep

04

Date prong graphic

Consumer Health Minute: MedlinePlus Genetics

Posted by on September 4th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , , , ,

Genetics Home Reference has now become part of MedlinePlus and is available in the “Genetics” section. Just like the resource, Genetics Home Reference, MedlinePlus includes over more than 1,300 genetic conditions and 1,475 genes, all of the human chromosomes, and mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA). The information is organized in much the same way for easy navigation. Also… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, News from NLM

Apr

07

Date prong graphic

PBS and The Gene

Posted by on April 7th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

PBS has a new documentary airing tonight, April 7 and April 14. The Gene: An Intimate History is a two-episode series based on the best selling book by Siddhartha Mukherjee who also authored The Emperor of All Maladies which was also made into a PBS documentary in 2015. Mukherjee wrote about a topic that might… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, K-12

Apr

02

Date prong graphic

Consumer Health Minute: Celebrate National DNA Day

Posted by on April 2nd, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , ,

Congress approved the first National DNA Day in April 2003 to celebrate both the completion of the Human Genome Project and the anniversary of the discovery of the double helix structure of DNA. The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) continues to celebrating DNA Day annually on April 25. The goal of National DNA Day… Read More »

Posted in: Health Observances, K-12, Public Libraries, Training & Education

Dec

03

Date prong graphic

Tis the Season to…Spit?!

Posted by on December 3rd, 2018 0 comments Tags: ,

Guess what one of the most popular gifts purchased was during the 2017 holiday season?  Direct-to-consumer genetic tests. Yes, apparently a lot of spitting happened around that time or at least required it for discovering something about one’s health and ancestry.  These kits have been featured on celebrity shows, the news, and one particular brand was… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health

Aug

09

Date prong graphic

Upcoming Webinar on Clinical and Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing

Posted by on August 9th, 2018 0 comments Tags: ,

Many of your patrons may have an interest or even have had a clinical genetic test or done a direct to consumer genetic test. The next PNR Rendezvous session is an opportunity to learn more about both clinical and consumer genetic tests regarding health. When: Wednesday, August 15 starting at Noon, Alaska Time, 1:00pm PT,… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health, Training & Education

Subscribe to NNLM PNR Weekly Digest


Subscribe to all posts

Enter your email address to receive notifications of each individual post via email, including Weekly Digest posts.

Developed resources reported in this program are supported by the National Library of Medicine (NLM), National Institutes of Health (NIH) under cooperative agreement number UG4LM012343 with the University of Washington.

NNLM and NETWORK OF THE NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE are service marks of the US Department of Health and Human Services | Copyright | Download PDF Reader