Indian startup XCode reads your DNA to predict disease risks
August 29, 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 lifelong wellness assessment kit

XCODE Life Sciences, a biotechnology start-up, today announced the launch of LIFELONG WELLNESS, a scientific, personalized wellness program for individuals based on a DNA analysis of a saliva sample. The Chief Guest, Dr. Dharini Krishnan, Chairperson, Registered Dietitian Board of the Indian Dietetic Association, received the first LIFELONG WELLNESS assessment kit. Taking the route of preventive healthcare, the program will aid in identifying an individual’s predispositions to lifestyle disorders such as Diabetes, Obesity, Cardio-Vascular diseases and Stroke, through a simple genetic assessment which is then succeeded by personalized nutrition, diet and exercise regimen to help combat the onset of the disease.

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James Watson
Xcode is a pioneer in personal genomics, focussed on enabling personalized preventive healthcare. We are dedicated to empowering physicians, wellness professionals and customers with the most validated, accurate and actionable genomic information to positively impact and improve their client's health and quality of life.