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
Breast cancer is largely considered to be a disease that only affects women – an assumption that is wholly inaccurate. While it is true that men experience it not nearly as often as women – due to the fact that men have less breast tissue, thereby lessening their risk –
A significant increase in life-span has been achieved over the last 100 years. A corresponding increase in health-span, defined as the maintenance of full function as near as possible to the end of life, will be the next goal in life sciences and medicine. A significant increase in health-span is
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.
Stem cells are cells that have not yet differentiated into particular types of cell; they are capable of giving rise to indefinitely more cells of the same type. As your body incurs damage throughout your life, it sends these cells to the damaged parts to begin repair. Unfortunately, as you
If your parents both have red hair, it’s inevitable you’ll have red hair too. But if your folks developed Type-2 diabetes, does that mean you can’t escape developing it? Absolutely not! Type-2 diabetes can be avoided or even reversed. If you have a genetic predisposition for Type-2 (that’s around 70%