Molecular Genetics Laboratory – Test Services Available
This panel determines an individual’s disease and carrier status for eleven inherited diseases – Bloom syndrome, Canavan disease, Cystic Fibrosis, Familial dysautonomia, Fanconi anemia, Gaucher disease, Glycogen storage disease, Maple syrup urine disease, Mucolipidosis, Niemann-Pick disease and Tay-Sachs disease.
Does just one alcoholic drink cause your face to go bright red? Or results in nausea, insomnia and a severe hangover? These are all signs that your alcohol metabolism pathway has been disrupted. And every drink you consume is affecting your health. Take this DNA test to determine if you are at risk of serious health complications.
Does your heart start racing or fluttering after a single coffee? It is possible that you have a slow rate of caffeine metabolism and coffee may be doing a lot more damage than just insomnia. Take this DNA test to determine if caffeine is significantly increasing your risk of high blood pressure and a devastating heart attack.
Concerned about your nutritional health? Struggling to lose weight? Want the perfect exercise plan? This is the genetic analysis for you! It provides useful insight to help ensure a healthy nutritional status, to help you lose weight and to allow you to follow a personalized exercise program to achieve your personal sport and health goals.
Everyone wants perfect skin, without any blemishes, cellulite or wrinkles. Unfortunately, most of us don’t have that perfect skin, and you can at least partly blame your genetics. This DNA Skin Health test will identify genetic variants that influence your skin’s health and appearance. Your results will indicate the steps that you can take to fight the effects of your genetics.
Do you have a family history of type 2 diabetes? Do you have higher than normal blood sugar levels? Type 2 diabetes is generally associated with an unhealthy lifestyle and extra body weight, but genetic variations can also increase your risk, regardless of your lifestyle. Take this DNA test to determine if you have an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes.