To know one’s origin has long been the desire of the human race. Only recently has it gained widespread popularity across the globe. One of the most popular ways includes buying a DNA testing kit for ancestry, which is available both at the consumer and at the clinical level. The
Independence Day meals are always a treat. Salmon is a popular, healthier choice for a barbecue, picnic or celebratory dinner meal. That said, there is one growing question in terms of salmon. Consumers are beginning to wonder if they should be adding genetically modified salmon or “Frankenfish” to their shopping carts?
It’s a trait that naturally presents itself in only 2% of the population, it can generate its own Vitamin D with little sunlight, and it generally requires more anesthesia than other hair colors. Red hair has always been a source of fascination to humanity, especially because it is so scarce.
The truth of the matter is quite simple: none of us want to age. In fact, most people are willing to do whatever it takes to stay young for as long as possible. And with good reason – most things become more difficult when we get old, and your quality
In this Q&A, we ask Dr Sly Nedic – founder and owner of 8th Sense and a GP with a special interest in personalized medicine and aesthetics – to share her insights on the future of personalized medicine. Here’s what she had to say. Q: What is genetic testing and
The science of DNA has found another area where it can impact the way the healthcare system works. In December last year there was a severe malaria outbreak in South Africa, specifically in provinces such as Limpopo and Mpumalanga, where cases of cerebral malaria were reported. The South Africa National
Myprodol, Mybulen, Benylin C and Sinutab. What do these medications have in common? For one thing, they share a particular drug ingredient called Codeine. This is an opioid drug which is often compared to morphine and is used to treat mild to moderate pain. Moreover, if you take them while
Longevity is hosting our first medical detox retreat for women in Franschhoek, South Africa. This unique retreat will bring together the art and science of pro-aging therapies. It’s a once in a year opportunity to discover and understand your own DNA health code under personalised medical supervision. This medical detox