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Genetics May Impact Exercise Outcomes

Genetics May Impact Exercise Outcomes

You can’t blame your parents if you prefer a sedentary lifestyle. However, research has shown a link between physical activity and genetics. Physically active adults express a combination of social, environmental, and psychological factors, which inspire the desire to remain physically fit. Biology also plays a role, and genetic makeup […]

Genetic Testing Discovers

Genetic Testing Discovers

Peeking into the science of a individual’s cells may unlock answers to a variety of questions. For decades, scientists have used DNA testing to discover a wealth of information. From familial relations to lifestyle choices, DNA brings hidden secrets to light, opening up a vast array of legal implications for […]

Is Liver Disease Hereditary?

Is Liver Disease Hereditary?

A common misconception is that liver disease is only caused by alcohol, and as such, it is not hereditary. However, this is not the case, and there are some variants of liver disease that are affected by genetics. The most prevalent of these is non-alcoholic fatty liver disease which can […]

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 […]

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