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The 100,000 Genomes Project aims to make the UK the world leader in ground-breaking genetic research into cancer and rare diseases.

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The future of health will see genomic medicine and next-generation diagnostics driving personalised treatments and interventions.

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Personalised medicine in practice

Updated NICE guidance published today provides an opportunity to improve diagnosis of Familial hypercholesterolaemia, as NHS England’s National Clinical Directory for Heart Disease explains. Familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH) affects between one-in-250 and one-in-500 people, which means that approximately 130,000 and 260,000 people in the UK have the disease. However, as many as 80% of these individuals are […]