Will we soon be using prenatal genetic testing to pick and choose traits we want in our children? Are ‘designer babies’ around the corner? Are we on the verge of creating a demigod race by selecting and grooming for traits from the womb? To understand why people should not really be worried about this sci-fi…

Personalized medicine utilizes an individual’s genetic information to establish individualized treatments. Thus, it is where cutting-edge genetic technologies are applied to diverse areas of healthcare including naturopathic medicine. While genetic testing and naturopathic medicine may seem like unlikely partners at first glance, they are in fact based on some of the same principles. Similarity #1:…

Young first-time mothers decrease the risk of breast cancer – here’s why:

Genetic testing for breast cancer (BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations) in Canada is covered for a limited number of women with a family history of breast or ovarian cancer. Genetic screening for these mutations identifies women with a dramatically increased risk of disease and allows for early screening and intervention. The reimbursement policies vary across…

Bacteria is linked to metabolic diseases Obesity and diabetes are common heritable diseases, but the risk of disease lies in complex interactions between our genes, our environment, and our gut bacteria. Our relationship to microorganisms can be simply put as complicated. While some microorganisms can cause deadly infections, others play essential roles in human health. Gut…

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