Why consider Genetic Testing?

There are several inherent reasons to consider pharmacogenomic genetic testing. Drugs are metabolized slowly in individuals carrying different phenotypes that cause absent or decreased enzyme activity, and these patients are at risk for adverse drug reactions or therapeutic failure. Nonetheless, drug therapy could be effective if the drug is metabolized too quickly because of a […]

Talking Telomeres

Telomeres are an essential part of human cells that affect how our cells age. The telomeres are the caps at the end of each strand of DNA that protect our chromosomes, just like the plastic tips at the end of shoelaces. Like the rest of a chromosome, including its genes, telomeres are sequences of DNA […]