Paula M Saukko
Affiliation: Loughborough University
- State of play in direct-to-consumer genetic testing for lifestyle-related diseases: market, marketing content, user experiences and regulationPaula 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...
- Beyond beliefs: risk assessment technologies shaping patients' experiences of heart disease preventionPaula 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...
- Realising the potential of the family history in risk assessment and primary prevention of coronary heart disease in primary care: ADDFAM study protocolNadeem Qureshi
Division of Primary Care, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
BMC Health Serv Res 9:184. 2009....
- Negotiating the boundary between medicine and consumer culture: online marketing of nutrigenetic testsPaula 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...