NHS to offer DNA tests to build up national database


People in England will be able to pay the NHS to sequence their genes.
Will be required to share their data for future research.
All data would be shared with scientists anonymously.
Patient's report would predict the risk of developing conditions like cancer or Alzheimer's.
It is possible DNA tests could alert patients to issues in need of further investigation.
Cost of the service to patients has not be announced yet.

Lots more detail needed - how much, what will be tested for, how will results be interpreted?
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