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Let the NHS know all your hidden secrets?

Genetic code could be used to offer ultimate personal care on the NHS - Times Online
A powerful new approach to reading genetic codes has been tested for the first time in a study that could transform the prospects of personalised medical treatment based on individuals’ DNA.
It should be possible to sequence a patient’s entire genetic profile for little more than £500 within five years, making it affordable to the NHS and private health insurers.
...he expected every baby born a decade from now to have its entire genetic code sequenced.

I don't know whether to be scared or excited by the prospect.


Reminds me of the movie "Gattaca" - a good watch even without the eerie resemblance to this NHS scheme.


Scared is what you want to be.

Do you think the state wants this data so that it can help you?

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