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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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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GMO foods- Do they cause cancer?

Genetically modified foods, known as GMO in short are found abundantly in all processed foods like fruit juices, cookies, bars and so on.  GMO foods are nothing but crops which are genetically modified to produce a higher yield and are pest resistant. […]

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Joint aches and morning stiffness – Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Rheumatoid arthritis is becoming a fairly common problem in the Indian population. It is basically an inflammatory disease, which mainly affects joints. It literally eats up the joint cartilage and bones, making them extremely painful.  Patients notice gradual onset of pain and […]

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Yoga for everyday living

Yoga has been a part of Indian culture for a very long time. It used to be part of our ancestors’ lifestyle. Our busy lives make it hard to include it in its original form, but we can certainly adapt it to […]

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Do you have a sweet family? Family history of diabetes that is..

Diabetes is India’s fastest growing lifestyle disease with 72 million cases recording 2018, with prevalence of staggering 10.4%. If we grow at this level it is estimated that every other person living will have diabetes by year 2040.The reason- food revolution and […]

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Keto Diet- The most fashionable diet for weight loss

Keto diet has become very popular among people looking for a quick method to lose weight. But is it a safe diet? Well, for some it might work well. But every person is different. If your genetic constitution can’t handle such drastic […]

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Epigenetics- Take charge of your health

Epigenetics is the science of controlling your own DNA.  Our body functions, tendency for diseases, exercise potential, youthful skin are all primarily determined by the way our genetic code (DNA) is programmed. We inherit it from our parents. All through our life, […]

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Eat these for a fresh glowing skin

Beautiful skin can be achieved by hard work. It not only requires putting right products on your skin but also making sure your lifestyle practices are good. One important aspect is your diet. The foods below are some of the key ingredients […]

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Fibromyalgia…A painful situation

Do you ever wake up tired with painful/sore muscles? Do you feel stiffness in your muscles? Are you troubled by chronic muscle aches and fatigue? It’s probably fibromyalgia. Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition causing widespread musculoskeletal pain, fatigue, mood disorders and other […]

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