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Why is pharmacogenomics important?

Description: Over the past few years, the field of medicine has seen much innovation. One such innovation comes with the science of understanding which medicine suits you based on your genes. Understand the importance that pharmacogenomics holds in the day and age […]

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Trends shaping genomics in 2020-21

What is Genomics? The study of an organism is based on the elements associated with genetics, which comprise human genes and chromosomes. Genomics is an interdisciplinary field of science that focuses on the evolution, mapping, structure, function and modifications of genomes. This […]

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Technological advances in Genetic Testing

“It is particularly pleasing to see how purely basic research, originally aimed at testing the genetic identity of different cell types in the body, has turned out to have clear human health prospects.” –John Gurdon. Humans have always been the curious kind, […]

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Nutrigenomics: The Future of Nutrition

When it comes to fitness, you can’t rely on exercise alone. I’m sure you’ve heard the saying, “You can’t exercise your way out of a bad diet.” Nutrigenomics, however, is more than just eating better; it’s about gaining precision with your diet […]

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Genetic Testing – Going back in time

“Genes are like the story, and DNA is the language that the story is written in.” A story is like a mystery till the plot unfolds/ The same is the case with your genes. We are unaware of what is going to […]

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Union Budget 2021: Impact on the Healthcare sector

The COVID-19 pandemic has shaken up nearly every industry across sectors, influencing new consumer behaviours, limiting some industries while inspiring others’ growth. The health and wellness sector has witnessed a paradigm shift with consumers adapting to life without gyms, fitness studios, or […]

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Amazing Facts about Genes

What are Genes? How do diseases pass from parents to children? These are some of the common questions we often ask ourselves.  Simply put, genes are the functional units of heredity since they are made of DNA. They are inherited by children […]

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The Pros and Cons of Genomic Screening

Though Genomic screening continues to increase in popularity, a few steps need to be taken in advance before you avail of this option. Since results are in-depth and predictive, genomic screening can often cause anxiety over a disease a person may never […]

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Finding the perfect fit: Which medicine should we choose?

What is medicine? Why should one take it? Is it possible to do without it? These questions often assail a common man with minimal knowledge of the world of medicine. Here is K&H’s take on the topic and our suggestions on the […]

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Decoding MODY: How a genetic profile test saves you from unnecessary worry

A report by the World Health Organisation (WHO) states that premature mortality from Diabetes rose by 5% between 2000 and 2016.[1] From lifestyle-induced reasons to genetic factors, there are numerous diabetes risk factors. With more people getting diagnosed with Diabetes, it is […]

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