Dreifacher Vater geht zum Arzt und erfährt die bittere Wahrheit

Ganzes Leben eine Lüge Ein einziger Arztbesuch reichte, um das Leben des Briten Richard Mason (55) gehörig auf den Kopf zu stellen.  Der Doktor diagnostizierte die Krankheit Mukoviszidose bei dem Geschäftsmann aus Wales und erklärte ihm gleichzeitig, dass er...

Your father is not your father

Genetic tests are seen as harmless fun. But the secrets they can reveal can split families and leave users traumatised. The first surprise of Michèle’s DNA test was how much saliva it took. “It was daunting. It took us, like, 20 minutes. And the more we laughed, the...

When a DNA Test Shatters Your Identity

It was Ancestry DNA’s customer-service rep who had to break the news to Catherine St Clair. For her part, St Clair thought she was inquiring about a technical glitch. Her brother—the brother who along with three other siblings had gifted her the DNA test for her...

Baby swapped at hospital? DNA test to decide parents

The sample will be sent to Delhi for DNA test since it is not conducted anywhere in Madhya Pradesh ,” Dr Malakar told TOI. The parents, however, left the hospital. The doctors performed normal delivery and told him that his wife had given birth to a boy. However,...

DNA-test voor gebruik kankermedicijn kan leven redden

Kankerpatiënten die het veel voorgeschreven chemomedicijn 5-FU gebruiken, moeten eerst een DNA test doen voordat ze het middel mogen gebruiken. Dat zou jaarlijks vele ziekenhuisopnames en sterfgevallen schelen, schrijft de Volkskrant basis van een groot onderzoek van...