Category Archives: DNA Technology

All You Need to Know about Prenatal Genetic Test

Prenatal Genetic Test

It’s on the rise that most health providers are likely to ask you about your knowledge about genetic tests. This happens when you make an early prenatal visit.

The test seeks to obtain the genetic information of your family or the one of your partner’s information. However, some partners find it wise to undergo this test before conception.

There are two main types of tests that help answer questions about … Continue Reading

Why DNA Testing Infallibility Is Questionable?

Dna Testing

DNA technology is one of the most reliable and accurate ways of drilling deeper into the truth when establishing a connection between evidence and a source. The technology has been accepted by the public and reinforced as the “gold standard” when it comes to justice.

It seems that no another forensic technique appears to beat DNA in presenting things the way they are. You will agree with me that DNA … Continue Reading

How Much Do DNA Tests Cost in 2016?

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An introduction to DNA testing and its cost

Humans are a complex species. We do everything that other mammals do such as eat, reproduce and try our best to survive. Thanks to genome mapping and DNA testing, we now know that we share much of our DNA with other mammals and even certain fruits.

You may have heard the common trope that we share 50% of our genetic code … Continue Reading

Looking For Your Birth Parents? Now DNA Samples Can Help.

father and children

An adoption is an act that expresses the feelings of love in both the adoptee and the adoptive parent(s). It is a gift of the inner heart and soul. Despite this, whether a child is adopted by parents who have waited for a long time to get their own but failed or a step-father who adopts children of his wife and names them his surname, the above situations paint an … Continue Reading

The Emergence of DIY DNA Testing

Today, if you want a DNA test to determine your risk for certain illnesses such as Alzheimer’s or breast cancer, you have several options open to you. You can visit one of the many medical centers that offer DNA testing. Depending on exactly why you want the test, costs can range from a few hundred dollars to thousands of dollars. This is not counting the time and cost of going … Continue Reading

Facts On Common Prescription Drug Abuse

Prescription Drug Abuse

Individuals who are abusing prescription drugs often have choices being made daily. They are making these choices because they are either addicted or just want to get or stay high. While every person has their own reasons, often it’s because their life isn’t in the place that they wish.Instead of changing it, they choose to be on drugs instead. While there could be different reasons, mainly it’s because they donèt … Continue Reading

DNA Technology Tranforms Yet Another Industry: STD/STI Tests

NAAT Test Kit for STDs

DNA testing isn’t just making genealogy and regeneration technologies thrive. STD tests are is undergoing a DNA revolution right now, too.

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) and Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) remain a reality in even the most developed society, and all sexually active people are at risk of contracting them.

As most of the STDs exist in the body without any symptoms manifesting, many go undetected, and this poses a … Continue Reading