August 25, 2017

Increased genetic risk of Alzheimer’s disease due to presence of Apolipoprotein E (E3/E4) variants

In April 2017, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved 23&Me’s Apoe gene test to predict risk of late onset Alzheimer’s disease. This is the first […]
August 1, 2017

Know Your Genes: PPARG “Weight Regain Gene”

The peroxisome proliferator activated receptor (PPARG) gene is associated with the synthesis of peroxisome proliferator activated receptor, a nuclear receptor found mainly in the adipose tissue, […]
November 25, 2014

7 Billion and counting

Botox and other treatments “manage” the exterior without addressing the inside of the body. We don’t consciously think about it, but the ravages of our lifestyle […]
June 28, 2014

Inheritance and interaction makes us what we are!

Gene-Environment Interaction Our traits are basically divided into genetic and environmental. Genetic factors are the ones a person is born with, and a large chunk of […]
July 22, 2013

Antioxidants: Armed soldiers hidden in your diet

  People are always over enthusiastic when it comes to food. They tend to believe in several myths which are the result of their anxiety and […]
September 20, 2012

Nutritional Genetics

The effect of dietary factors on health status has been recognized since antiquity. Food and its components directly or indirectly influence gene expression. Genetic predispositions in […]