DNA Testing

Senior citizen shows it’s never too late to test your DNA

Remarkable results for Bets Zietsman Johannesburg resident Bets Zietsman (69) has struggled with her weight all her life. Having tried various diets and eating plans, she started feeling despondent after she wasn’t able to retain her weight position on any of them. Suffering from high cholesterol, for which she is on medication, she was desperate …

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Should you test your child’s DNA?

To test or not to test… In countries like Norway and Finland, it is standard practice to test every new born baby for various genetic disorders. Conditions like Cystic Fibrosis, Sickle Cell Anaemia, Duchenne Muscular dystrophy, Tay-Sachs Disease, Phenylketonuria, and Thalassemia which are caused by a single gene mutation and respond well to early treatment …

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