New DNA Tests Are Connecting Families And Medical Histories Like Never Before

Once confined to the halls of medical clinics and hospitals, online genealogical DNA tests – sometimes called ancestry DNA tests – are quickly shifting medical information out to the people they affect most: consumers.

No longer is it necessary to see a medical professional to get a DNA test completed.

Dozens of new online DNA testing services have come onto … Read More

STD/STI Testing Moves Online

If you are leading an active sexual life, then getting regularly checked for sexually transmitted disease (STDs) and infections (STIs) is very important.

This is especially important because most sexually transmitted infections do not have early symptoms or have very mild ones that are easily missed.

Despite this, many people shy away from visiting hospitals or clinics for STD testing.… Read More

DNA Screening For Cancer: A 2015 Update

Successful cancer treatment and symptom management depend largely on early detection through medical testing.

But even though modern medicine has made huge progress in the early screening of cancer, too many patients are still not getting the early diagnosis that is crucial.

Additionally, some forms of cancer such as ovarian cancer and liver cancer are very difficult to detect early … Read More