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DNA Day – Amazing things you did not know about your DNA

Our DNA was a fascinating discovery! Scientists are still working every single day on knowing more about “mutations” and mechanisms that could possibly confirm...
Haemophilia Day

Haemophilia Day: Let Us Paint It Red for a Cause!

Haemophilia is caused by a mutation in genes responsible for making the clotting factor proteins. In cases of known family history, families with haemophilia get their babies tested soon after birth.
CADASIL for migraine

Of Strokes, Migraines, Dementia: A Story of CADASIL

Pooja Ramchandran, Director of Genetic Counseling at Mapmygenome, writes about the benefits of CADASIL testing for individuals and their families. CADASIL stands for Cerebral Autosomal Dominant Arteriopathy with Subcortical Infarcts and Leukoencephalopathy, and its clinical symptoms include a history of migraine with aura, recurrent stroke in mid-adulthood, mood disturbances, problems with walking, cognitive decline and dementia.
Four letters that matter- C-A-R-E

Parkinson’s Disease in the Family

What happens when a family member is diagnosed with Parkinson's disease? How can one overcome challenges related to safety and care while keeping the family unit intact? Read more to find out.
Expert Quote on "Why Genetics"

From Our Experts: It’s In YOU

Dr. Risha Nahar Lulla, Principal Genetic Counselor and Pharmacogenomics Expert at Mapmygenome, writes on the importance of genetics in our daily lives.
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Times of India, April 7, 2017: It’s All in Genes

Hyderabad: It's all in the genes, believes this Hyderabadi startup that makes products for people who would much rather bet their future on genetics...

World Health Day 2017: Emotional Resilience To Fight Depression

This World Health Day, let us all resolve to fight depression. In our fight to prevent or manage depression, our resilience levels have a significant role to play. This post shares self-care tips to build emotional resilience.
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Tech Trends: Liquid Biopsy For Genetic Testing In Lung Cancer

When it comes to cancers, there is nothing more important than offering the right diagnosis and treatment at the right time. Among all the cancers, lung cancer has the highest burden, accounting for the largest number of deaths, according to WHO. Any treatment that promises better results receives the maximum attention from the medical fraternity as well as regulatory bodies.
From Our Experts: Autism Diagnostics

From Our Experts: Autism Screening

Dr. Risha Nahar Lulla, Principal Genetic Counselor and Pharmacogenomics Expert at Mapmygenome, writes on Autism screening.