Learn how the maverick geneticist Craig Venter sequencing the entire genetic map of a single person in this medical report.
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Dr. Susan Sharma: This is insider medicine in 60, From Montreal - In the real world House might face a barrage of complaints from patients. A study of over 3000 doctors showed that those who scored poorly on communication skills on licensing exams were neary 40% more likely to have a complaint filed against them. From Maryland - The maverick geneticist Craig Venter has sequenced the entire genetic map of a single person- himself. At an estimated cost of $70 million, the sequencing shows that peoples' genetic code has more diversity than previously thought. Interestingly, despite Venter's aggressive entrepreneurial style- he didnt inherit the risk taking gene. From Vienna - More on drug eluting stents from the European Society of Cardiology. While there may be little difference between drug eluting and bare metal stents with acute coronary syndrome as a whole, registry data from the GRACE study shows a 4-5 fold higher risk of death in those with STEMI who received drug eluting stents. And finally from New Hampshire - Bollywood may have had it right when they banned smoking from the movies and TV. New research on over 6,000 teenagers shows that adolescents who watched smoking in the movies were twice as likely to become established smokers. Smoking in films is believed to play a role in up to 50% of those who try smoking. For Insidermedicine in 60, I'm Dr. Susan Sharma.