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Genomics and Genetic Testing Overview: A Comprehensive List of Genomic Tests

Genetic tests analyse the DNA. Genetic tests can not only confirm or rule out diagnosis of disease, but also determine the chances of being affected by a disease later in life or passing on the abnormal genes to the progeny.

Genetic Counselor Awareness Day

On Genetic Counselor Awareness Day (and everyday), we at Mapmygenome appreciate our expert, board-certified genetic counselors. This infographic sheds light on why you need to talk to our genetic counselors.

Celebrating DNA Day 2018: Facts and Video

April 25 is celebrated as DNA Day - commemorating the discovery of DNA structure in 1953 and completion of the Human Genome Project in 2003. Check out the awesome facts and videos we shared.

What We Learned from Irrfan Khan

Bollywood is a great influencer and, Irrfan Khan has led, by example, in normalizing conversations about illnesses. We're normalizing conversations about genetics.

World Cancer Day: Facebook Live session!

“The revolution in cancer research can be summed up in a single sentence: cancer is, in essence, a genetic disease.” —Bert Vogelstein Cancer. Surprising how...

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.

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.

In the midst of #demonetization, Remonetize your health

In the midst of #demonetization, Remonetize your health During the last 2 weeks since the demonetization has been announced, my entertainment has been the Parliament...

Genetic Counseling 101 – Decode your Gs and Cs!!

A significant number of physical and health characteristics are predetermined on account of being inherited from our parents. As a kid, when I didn’t...

Asking for ‘Consanguinity’ in a couple ? – Rather ask for...

As an experienced Ob/Gyn/ Infertility doctor, when a couple comes to you for their preconception visit or confirmation of an early pregnancy, you may...