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Table 1 Coverage of Charchar et al. [24] in mainstream news media

From: Health and genetic ancestry testing: time to bridge the gap

Outlet Author Date Headline Section URL Quoted
BBC News Online (UK) Michelle Roberts 09/02/12 Men can inherit a form of heart disease from father via Y chromosome Health www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-16931585 Dr Maciej Tomaszewski (University of Leicester); Dr Hélène Wilson (British Heart Foundation)
The Independent (UK) Jeremy Laurance 09/02/12 Male gene increases risk of hereditary heart disease for one in five Health www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/ health-news/male-gene-increases-risk-of-hereditary-heart-disease-for-one-in-five-6676537.html Dr Maciej Tomaszewski (University of Leicester); Dr Virginia M. Miller (Mayo Clinic)
The Daily Telegraph (UK) Rebecca Smith 09/02/12 One in five men have DNA that puts them at greater risk of a heart attack: research Health www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/9068859/One-in-five-men-have-DNA-that-puts-them-at-greater-risk-of-a-heart-attack-research.html Dr Hélène Wilson (British Heart Foundation); Dr Maciej Tomaszewski (University of Leicester); Dr Virginia M. Miller (Mayo Clinic)
The Daily Mail (UK) Sadie Whitelocks 09/02/12 Men can inherit higher risk of heart attack from father - and can pass danger on to their sons Health www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2098314/Fathers-common-gene-variant-50-cent-higher-risk-heart-disease--pass-sons.html Dr Hélène Wilson (British Heart Foundation); Dr Maciej Tomaszewski (University of Leicester)
The Daily Mirror (UK) Lachlan MacKinnon 09/02/12 Close to men’s hearts: Y chromosome link to coronary risk Technology and science www.mirror.co.uk/news/technology-science/science/close-to-mens-hearts-y-chromosome-678644 Dr Hélène Wilson (British Heart Foundation); Dr Maciej Tomaszewski (University of Leicester)
Time (USA) Alexandra Sifferlin 09/02/12 Like Father like Son? Y Chromosome Linked to Heart Disease Heart Disease healthland.time.com/2012/02/09/like-father-like-son-y-chromosome-linked-to-heart-disease/ Scientific American Dr Maciej Tomaszewski (University of Leicester)
CBS News (USA) Brenda Goodman 09/02/12 Some men may inherit a higher risk of heart disease from dad News http://www.cbsnews.com/news/some-men-may-inherit-a-higher-risk-of-heart-disease-from-dad/ Lisa Bloomer (University of Leicester); Dr Virginia M. Miller (Mayo Clinic)
The New York Times (USA) Gina Kolata 08/02/12 Male Genes May Explain Higher Heart Disease Risk Health www.nytimes.com/2012/02/09/health/research/heart-disease-risk-may-be-tied-to-y-chromosome.html?_r=0 Dr Virginia M. Miller (Mayo Clinic); Dr Sekar Kathiresan (Massachusetts General Hospital); Dr. Daniel J. Rader (University of Pennsylvania)
Scientific American (USA) Katherine Haron Courage 08/02/12 Y Chromosome Can Raise Heart Disease Risk by 50% Blogs http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/2012/02/08/y-chromosome-can-raise-heart-disease-risk-by-50-percent/ Prof F Charchar (University of Ballarat); Dr Virginia M. Miller (Mayo Clinic)
Forbes (USA) Larry Husten 09/02/12 The Y Chromosome May Explain Why Men Have Earlier Coronary Disease Pharma and Healthcare http://www.forbes.com/sites/larryhusten/2012/02/09/the-y-chromosome-may-explain-why-men-have-earlier-coronary-disease/ The Lancet paper; Dr Virginia M. Miller (Mayo Clinic)
The Age (Australia) Deb Anderson 27/03/12 Does the Y chromosome influence men’s health? Education   Prof F Charchar (University of Ballarat)
The Chronicle (Australia) Tom McIlroy 13/02/12 UB releases heart disease research News http://www.thecourier.com.au/story/62162/ub-releases-heart-disease-research/ Prof F Charchar (University of Ballarat); Dr Hélène Wilson (British Heart Foundation)
International Business Times (Australia) Lawrence Villamar 10/02/12 Heart Disease Risks Linked to Genes in Men: study Articles   Prof F Charchar (University of Ballarat)
The Times of India (India) Kounteya Sinha 10/02/12 Sons can inherit heart disease from dad: Study India http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Sons-can-inherit-heart-disease-from-dad-Study/articleshow/11829916.cms The Lancet paper; Dr Pramod Kumar (Fortis Hospital); Dr Virginia M. Miller (Mayo Clinic)