From Human Genomic Project To Gene Therapy

Most of the prescription drugs today give a short-term relief to patients thereby increasing the odds for patients to be addicted to prescription drugs. In addition, people who die from cocaine, heroin, automobile accident, diabetic and kidney disease are significantly lower than patients that die from FDA approved drugs (Barlett & Steele, 2011). Therefore, with a good understanding of the complexity of the human genome and its interactions with environmental factors to disease penetrance is the key to preventing or curing a disease. However, in the case where medical remedy is unattainable or far-fetched, lifestyle changes is a very crucial alternative (Hunter, 2005). Human Genomic project database will undeniably give medical practitioners a prospective view rather than a retrospective view in the process of individualizing medical care and to proactively counsel and inform individuals with a predisposed disease on the alternative lifestyle and risk management to reduce or prevent the

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