Paula M Saukko

Summary

Affiliation: Loughborough University
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc State of play in direct-to-consumer genetic testing for lifestyle-related diseases: market, marketing content, user experiences and regulation
    Paula Saukko
    Department of Social Sciences, Loughborough University, Brockington Building, Loughborough LE11 3TU, UK
    Proc Nutr Soc 72:53-60. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Beyond beliefs: risk assessment technologies shaping patients' experiences of heart disease prevention
    Paula M Saukko
    Department of Social Sciences, Loughborough University, UK
    Sociol Health Illn 34:560-75. 2012
  3. pmc Realising the potential of the family history in risk assessment and primary prevention of coronary heart disease in primary care: ADDFAM study protocol
    Nadeem Qureshi
    Division of Primary Care, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:184. 2009
  4. pmc Negotiating the boundary between medicine and consumer culture: online marketing of nutrigenetic tests
    Paula M Saukko
    Department of Social Sciences, Loughborough University, Brockington Building, LE113TU Loughborough, Leicestershire, UK
    Soc Sci Med 70:744-53. 2010

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Publications4

  1. pmc State of play in direct-to-consumer genetic testing for lifestyle-related diseases: market, marketing content, user experiences and regulation
    Paula Saukko
    Department of Social Sciences, Loughborough University, Brockington Building, Loughborough LE11 3TU, UK
    Proc Nutr Soc 72:53-60. 2013
    ..In conclusion, the risks and benefits of DTC genetic tests are less significant than what has been predicted by critics and proponents, which will be argued reflects broader historical trends transforming health and medicine...
  2. doi request reprint Beyond beliefs: risk assessment technologies shaping patients' experiences of heart disease prevention
    Paula M Saukko
    Department of Social Sciences, Loughborough University, UK
    Sociol Health Illn 34:560-75. 2012
    ..However, technologies do not determine experience and we also discuss elements that direct patients down other than the pharmaceutical path...
  3. pmc Realising the potential of the family history in risk assessment and primary prevention of coronary heart disease in primary care: ADDFAM study protocol
    Nadeem Qureshi
    Division of Primary Care, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:184. 2009
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  4. pmc Negotiating the boundary between medicine and consumer culture: online marketing of nutrigenetic tests
    Paula M Saukko
    Department of Social Sciences, Loughborough University, Brockington Building, LE113TU Loughborough, Leicestershire, UK
    Soc Sci Med 70:744-53. 2010
    ..This article contributes to this literature by examining the historical, regulatory and marketing processes through which certain goods and services become defined this way...