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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Own your health: Preventive healthcare and its many benefits

Chronic diseases are a major reason for death and disability in India. According to one report, chronic diseases are projected to account for 53% of all deaths.1 With more awareness amongst the masses about the life-threatening repercussions of these diseases, there’s a […]

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The future of healthcare is already here: Optimizing preventive health check-up with Pharmacogenomics

The twenty-first century is the age of hyper-personalization. The one-size-fits-all paradigm is increasingly becoming passé. Be it in any sector, the biggest selling-point of products and services is invariably linked to the level of customization that they can be optimized to. This […]

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One Size Does Not Fit All – K&H Pioneers of Personalised Healthcare

Every individual is known for their unique attributes; as each one is built differently, something scientists and researchers have been emphasizing for years. Everybody reacts differently to foods and medications and are prone to different diseases. Being able to predict an individual’s […]

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Putting your health first! | Benefits of Genetic Profiling and Preventive Healthcare

A study conducted by several experts in 2018 looked at individuals who are at a high risk of diabetes and whether changes to their lifestyles could curb the condition. Overwhelming evidence highlighted that lifestyle changes – improvements in diet and physical activity, […]

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Should you be a vegetarian to maintain good health?

The latest trend in food world is to go vegan or adopt strict vegetarianism. However, there is no data to show a clear health benefit. The reason being, how our body responds to different food groups depends on our genetic composition which […]

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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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