The Importance of DNA and Genetics in Human Life

The Importance of DNA and Genetics in Human Life

Undoubtedly, DNA is the source of life on earth, and everything that exists has it. Any DNA has its structure attached to build a block of DNA, nucleotides. DNA is necessary as it holds genetic information to create you. The information in DNA is there for survival, and it gets […]

Planta App: A Key Tool  in the Study of Plant Genetics

Planta App: A Key Tool in the Study of Plant Genetics

When genetics are mentioned, the first thing that comes to mind is animals; humans in particular. However, plant genetics is also an equally important area of study. Plants are living things, and animals of all species interact with them almost on a daily basis. It is, therefore, important to understand […]

Creating Awareness of DNA And Genetics

Creating Awareness of DNA And Genetics

Any medical topic can be complex and it is very difficult for the non-medical person to understand in many instances. A good example of this is DNA and Genetics. Yet, it is a topic that many people should have a basic understanding of. There are good reasons for wanting to […]

Genetic Factors and Mental Health

Genetic Factors and Mental Health

Studies have shown that there is a close link between mental health issues and DNA transmits. The susceptibility of mental illness like panic disorder, schizophrenia, autism, ADHD, and manic depressive illness could be running in your family history. Heredity controls the development of brain cells. It means that DNA could […]

How DNA Affects Your Inherited Skin Condition

How DNA Affects Your Inherited Skin Condition

With the mention of DNA and Genetics, many questions have gone unanswered. One of such commonly asked question is whether genetics affects inherited skin conditions. Many people are aware of how traits such as hair color, eye color, muscle structure, and other features such as the nose’s shape are inherited […]

Inherited Skin Conditions

Inherited Skin Conditions

External elements, such as ultraviolet radiation from the sun, detergents, or impurities in bathing water can induce or accelerate many skin conditions. However, a host of other skin problems can be blamed on genetics. Damage caused to the skin by external factors can be remedied using clinically administered prescriptions. On […]

Is Genetics a Risk Factor for Osteoarthritis?

Is Genetics a Risk Factor for Osteoarthritis?

The multifactorial nature of osteoarthritis (OA) is well known. Medical findings show that several risk factors make one susceptible to osteoarthritis. Some of the primary cause or risk factors behind OA include things such as increasing age, obesity, and activity levels. New findings also point a finger at genetics as […]

Understanding DNA and Genetics

Understanding DNA and Genetics

One unique feature in the human anatomy that makes you look extra gorgeous or have some stroke of genius is your bloodline. Have you ever wondered what it really means when they say, ‘it runs in the family?’ Good genes are hereditary. What exactly are DNA and genes? Deoxyribonucleic Acid […]

Love, Health and Genes; a Connection?

Love, Health and Genes; a Connection?

There are undoubtedly a lot of unanswered questions in the world, which makes life all the more intriguing. Among the many of these is the question, what is love? Almost everyone will have an answer for it, but it comes down to their interpretation. Could this be because their response […]

What is DNA?

What is DNA?

Deoxyribonucleic acid or just DNA is the most important molecule in living organisms. It contains the instructions and code, which all organism need to live, develop and in the end, to reproduce. The instructions, which are passed down from each parent to their kids, can be found inside every living […]

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