January 29th, 2016

Genetic Testing Today & Tomorrow

Genetic testing – what’s propelling advancements? It’s only been about a dozen years since the Human Genome Project was completed in April 2003. This international research effort to map all human genes (the genome) has been called one of the greatest feats of exploration in history. A deeper understanding of the human genome paired with technology advancements makes this an exciting time to be at the forefront of genetic testing. Left and right new doors are opening up for... [+]
January 15th, 2016

Fact or Fiction?

Whenever there is a new trend, concept or advancement, lots of differing opinions and ideas emerge. And with this, comes a lot of misconceptions and distorted theories. As genetic testing advances, more questions are raised and it can be challenging to know what is fact versus fiction. Check out these common misconceptions and uncover the truth behind each one: Misconception Genetic testing will diagnose me with what diseases I’ll have in the future. REALITY: Genetic testing is not a... [+]