Charting New Roads - Genetic testing and cancer

Genetic Testing Can Save Lives

Genetic testing is often a controversial issue, but according to the mainstream medical community, it can save lives. It can even prevent cancer.

Comparison of a normal aged brain and brain with Alzheimer's

Do Lifestyle and Genetics Play a Role in the Development of Dementia?

Around the globe, Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia are a major challenge to the people suffering from it, their families, and the communities in which they reside. To add to the situation, there are limited remedies available to prevent and treat the dreaded disease, not to mention the underlying causes, which are debated by … Read more

BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes

Recent Research Sparks Change in PSA Screening Recommendations

According to recent research by a team of scientists based in the United Kingdom, men with the BRCA gene mutation face an increased risk of prostate cancer. For this reason, researchers are advocating prostate cancer screening for men with this particular gene defect, despite criticism of this type of cancer screening, particularly with the Prostate … Read more