How Pharmacogenetics is Guiding the Future of Prescribing Medicine

November 5, 2019 Traditionally healthcare providers have prescribed treatment based on population average. A treatment is known to help a majority, so it is prescribed to a majority. In recent years, however, researchers have come to the realization that most medical treatments are not one size fits all. The study of pharmacogenomics has helped us learn that, because our genetic makeup is unique, our bodies react to medications uniquely. Medications that help one group of…
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