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There is one fear we all have in common, and that is growing old. With all the ways in which people attempt to turn back the clock on their appearance, we have healthier and more complete solutions. No nipping or tucking, only non-invasive genetic testing to determine the best anti-ageing medicine and dermagenetics.

With a DNA test specifically designed for athletes you can discover your athletic potential and realise the ultimate training regime using your genetic results. DNA test results for runners and other athletes can determine numerous genetic predispositions and potential strengths which can be used to tailor a training routine and even a diet to your individual needs as an athlete. Read on to find out how a GENESPORT™ DNA test for sporting success can help you as a recreational or professional athlete to reach your fitness goals.

Many of us have tried popular diets and exercise programmes only to get disheartened when we do not see immediate results. Luckily for those who have experienced this time and time again, there could be something you have not looked into yet: yourself. By examining your individual genes to determine how they affect your system as a whole we can help you see if there are any genetic factors hindering you from reaching your weight loss goals. A DNA test to discover the best diet for you could be just what you need to get ahead.

According to the World Health Organization (WHO) lifestyle diseases, which fall into the category of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), are equivalent to 71% of all deaths globally. NCDs are the result of genetic, physiological, environmental and behavioural factors, and the main types include cardiovascular diseases, cancers, chronic respiratory diseases and diabetes.

In order to better understand how GENEWAY™ can benefit your health and wellness we need to address the basics. What exactly is a gene? In order to understand how your DNA affects your health and wellness and what benefits a comprehensive DNA analysis can offer you we need to start at the base of operations: the gene.

Ever wondered why some medicines work for you and some don’t? Or maybe you are struggling to lose those last pesky kilograms and have tried every diet available? DNA testing might be for you. 

We’ve all watched crime shows where the police use DNA results to link a killer to a crime scene before throwing them in jail. But what you might not know is exactly how much your DNA can say about you.
 
And no, we’re not talking about just your ancestry and genetic history. You can test for so much more.

Pharmacogenetics is a branch of pharmacology focusing on the influence of genetic variability on drug response. It correlates single nucleotide variations (SNVs) with drug efficacy and toxicity. Pharmacogenetics is becoming increasingly important in the field of personalised medicine, the right drug to the right person, cancer chemotherapy and HIV/TB treatments. In 1892, Sir William Osler made an observation that "If it were not for the great variability among individuals, medicine might as well be a science and not an art."

Mother’s Day is almost here. To your kids, you are a superhero. That invincible presence always there when they are sick, sad or just hungry. The person who is there to put a smile on their faces. Make those special moments unforgettable. Listen to their frustrations. Teach them those lessons that they need to learn to be a better person. You are that wind beneath their wings, championing them from afar and close-up.
 
Liberate yourself from hereditary ailments the Geneway!
 
Freedom Day is almost upon us. While many are au fait with its significance from a struggle perspective, have you ever thought of exploring it from a health perspective?
 
In this world, where keeping fit and clean living is of paramount importance for most people, there is another important factor that doesn’t immediately cross one's mind - DNA testing... as a preemptive measure. 
 

Scientists say people with autism might have too many brain connections, causing communication problems in their nervous systems.