April 9, 2015

The new age of fitness tests – Fortune India

       
December 9, 2014

Xcode unveils 100 and life programme aimed to guide in right eating and exercising after genetic assessment

Xcode Life Sciences, consumer health-genomics company has now launched a new programme 100 & Life. The programme that is aimed at helping the Indian population eat […]
December 9, 2014
   
September 11, 2014

XCode unveils 100 and life programme aimed to guide in right eating and exercising after genetic assessment

XCode Life Sciences, consumer health-genomics company has now launched a new programme 100 & Life. The programme that is aimed at helping the Indian population eat […]
September 11, 2014

Xcode unveils 100 and life programme aimed to guide in right eating and exercising after genetic assessment

Xcode Life Sciences, consumer health-genomics company has now launched a new programme 100 & Life. The programme that is aimed at helping the Indian population eat […]
February 3, 2014

Genetic make-up analysis to prevent diseases

When Saleem Mohammed was working as a scientist in Monsanto India Ltd, a subsidiary of Monsanto Co., the world’s largest seed company, it struck him that […]
January 27, 2014

Interdisciplinary approach

Bioinformatics is an upcoming area where extensive research is yet to be conducted. There is much left to learn, explore and discover in this field, which […]
January 20, 2014
Dna Testing Kit and Cost

Stepping forward – Xcode life sciences

A GROWING FIELD WITH ENDLESS OPPORTUNITIES, BIOINFORMATICS CALLS FOR INTERDISCIPLINARY SKILLS AND DIVERSE INTEREST SETS. The most critical requirement for a professional is to have in-depth […]
December 27, 2013

Sensing salt sensitivity

With nearly 87% of Indians genetically sensitive to salt, there is a dire need to regulate salt intake in every Indian household, advises Saleem Mohammed. An […]
December 6, 2013

Genomic prediction: Test that spots disease risk

Every evening, after he returns home from work, Vivek Bhargava, 40, managing director of a digital advertising firm based in Mumbai, joins his 10-year-old daughter to […]
November 14, 2013

Beat the ‘BETES

Did you know that if diabetes were a country, it would be the third most populated after China and  India? That’s roughly five per cent of […]
November 14, 2013

The role mentors play in successful start-ups

Blood tests to detect illnesses is now standard practice, but screening DNA to check for risks of diseases is something new. This would have been just […]
November 7, 2013

Chennai-based Biotech firm gets grant to improve Tuberculosis Medication Compliance

XCode Life Sciences, a Chennai-based biotechnology start-up, announced that it received a $30,000 grant from Grand Challenges in Tuberculosis Control (GC-TBC) programme to deliver an out-of-the-box […]
November 5, 2013

Why I volunteered to get my Genome sequenced

The conference room at Strand was welcoming, yet formidable. After all, four professionals had gathered to discuss what my Exome sequences were revealing. Senior scientist Smita […]
November 2, 2013

Knowing genetic disposition of skin

 Naturals unisex salon and spa in association with Xcode Life Sciences has launched ‘Come Alive,’ a genetic-based anti-aging programme. According to their press release, one’s genetic […]
October 9, 2013

A web of connections

IN THIS AGE OF LIVING IN OUR OWN VIRTUAL WORLD, HOW MUCH HAS NETWORKING IMPACTED OUR LIVES? A LOOK AT THE WAY IT HAS CHANGED PEOPLE’S […]
September 30, 2013

At the ‘heart’ of the matter

With over 40 per cent of all deaths caused by cardiovascular diseases (CVD), did you know, India would soon become the “Heart Disease capital of the […]
August 29, 2013

XCODE to tackle ageing with DNA

Chennai-based biotechnology start-up XCODE Life Sciences, which offers genetic assessment services, is now offering personalised anti-ageing solutions. While its basic genetic assessment tests can assess risk […]
July 25, 2013

XCode raises Rs. 1 crore from angel funding

Chennai-based biotechnology start-up XCode has raised Rs. 1 crore angel funding from Shead Holdings, a micro-venture capital fund from the US, and an individual investor. The […]
July 25, 2013

Take it with a pinch of salt

Although raised a non-vegetarian, I am, like any other Tamilian, partial to the traditional meal laid out on a banana leaf after a traditional Tamil wedding. […]
June 12, 2013

Personal genomics and its role in creating lifelong wellness

It was just a decade ago that complete human genome sequence was established by a 13 year long – Human Genome Project – an International Collaborative […]
May 20, 2013

Worried sick about work

Last month, a 34-year-old patient came to Vivek Nangia, director of the department of pulmonary and infectious diseases at Delhi’s Fortis Flt Lt Rajan Dhall Hospital. […]
May 19, 2013

Meet the gene

As Indians approach genetic labs to decode their DNA in a bid to predict risk of fatal disease, Mirror asks if is this just a case […]
May 17, 2013

Angelina’s mastectomy creates STIR

Ms. Kalyani was 65-year-old when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. With no family history, Kalyani never knew that there exists something called breast cancer till […]
May 14, 2013

Obesity and Genetics: variations in FTO, APOA2 and APOA5 genes

Obesity along with diabetes and high blood pressure, are considered as lifestyle diseases since they can, to a large extent, be prevented from occurring by adopting […]
May 6, 2013

Janampatri to genomepatri, the leap forward in predicting future

Janampatri to genomepatri In astrology and janampatri-crazy India, a Hyderabad-based company called Mapmygenome has launched GenomePatri, a scientifically-validated personal health horoscope charted by mining one’s genetic […]
March 15, 2013

Xcode life sciences to offer preventive tests for diseases using Bioinformatics

The newly founded bioinformatics company, Xcode Life Sciences, of Dr Saleem is all set to offer preventive care of genetic diseases to all in the country. […]
March 12, 2013

Xcode life bets big on preventive healthcare

Chennai-based biotechnology start-up Xcode Life Sciences Private Limited is betting big on the preventive healthcare space through ‘genetic profiling’ or ‘DNA analysis’ of an individual. “Master health check-ups […]
February 11, 2013

DNA of wellness

April 2003 was an important day for mankind. Researchers of the Human Genome Project announced that they had sequenced the entire human DNA. On the other […]
October 17, 2012

A start up that predicts lifestyle diseases

They’re usually progressive, chronic and have a ‘fatal’ ring to them. Yet, health issues classified as ‘lifestyle diseases’ are on the rise and there’s little we […]
September 6, 2012

Personal genomics to empower india

Xcode Life Sciences, Vellore Institute of Technology University, has been offering genomic services and mobile-based educational programs. Personal genomics has the potential to revolutionize prognosis and […]
August 29, 2012

Indian startup XCode reads your DNA to predict disease risks

Juggling a hectic career as a software professional with the demands of bringing up her child left Deepa (second name withheld to protect identity) with little […]
July 19, 2012

Chennai based start-up Xcode launches lifelong wellness program

DNA and nutrition hold the key to good health; chief guest Dr. Dharini Krishnan, Chairperson, registered dietitian board of the Indian dietetic association, received the first […]