Your genes can help tell you what to eat and influence how diet affects your health.
Variants in some of our genes determine how we metabolize and utilize nutrients, a field of study known as nutrigenomics. 1,423 more words
The purpose of this study was to determine the interaction of ACTN3 gene polymorphism and muscle imbalance effects on kinematic efficiency changes in combat sports athletes. 332 more words
If you’re a young person considering genetic testing, someone you know may have already tried to talk you out of it. Maybe you’ve read through countless blog & Reddit posts in which many relatively older BRCA+ women comment a similar sentiment: “I was devastated by my results at my age – I can’t imagine dealing with this so young!” Maybe you’ve been frightened by stories of other people in their young twenties getting their breasts preventatively removed, and while you respect their decisions, are positively shared shitless by that being presented to you as your next step. 1,004 more words
A recent study published in The New England Journal of Medicine concluded that individuals of African descent found to carry genes previously identified with HCM did not, in fact, have the disease. 136 more words