OH MY…a lay-written article about medical testing and “the tests you need.” How about “the diet and exercise you need”? Or, “you need to stop drinking so much alcohol and smoking cigarettes”? There is NO proven benefit from CYP450 testing, and little reliable about CRP screening. One highlight, the author did a fairly good job of noting the controversy with PSA screening.
Top ten medical tests you need – Forbes.com – MSNBC.com
Getting a diagnostic test that may help detect or monitor a disease is like getting car insurance — but better. Car insurance helps you only after something goes wrong, but the right test can prevent something from going wrong before it happens.