Tag: genomics

What Are Genetic Markers?

Some genomic testing companies are searching for specific markers when they are analyzing your genomic data. Genomic markers are a single gene sequence or point...

Understanding Your Ancestry

One common reason why people use genomic tests is to understand their ethnic heritage. They want to know where their ancestors come from, and genetic...

Why A Physical Exam Isn’t Enough

A physical exam is the doctor visit which is designed to be an assessment of your health. Your vitals are taken, and your reflexes are...

What is Personalized Medicine?

Personalized medicine is medicine which is tailored to your genetic makeup. A good analogy for personalized medicine is when you change your vehicle’s oil, you...