Genes Matter

How genetics can help improve the quality of your life

The probability of having a boy or a girl according to genetics

boy or girl
17 minutos

Did you know that the probability of having a boy or a girl is determined by genetics? After all, foetal sex depends on whether the sperm cell carries an X or Y sex chromosome. Do you want to know why? It’s all in this article, where we also talk to you about the new methods for […]

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Hereditary diseases, learn about a few examples

hereditary diseases
28 minutos

Did you know that we can pass on genetic disorders to our children, even if we do not suffer from them ourselves? In fact, we only need to be carriers to pass them down our offspring. In other words, even if we have not developed symptoms, if we are carriers, our children are at risk […]

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What are the benefits of genetic testing for hereditary cancer?

genetic testing cancer
18 minutos

Genetic tests for hereditary cancer are designed to confirm or rule out if you have hereditary genetic mutations that are risk factors for a particular type of cancer. But what are the benefits of knowing if you have this predisposition? This article explains it all in detail! What is cancer and where does it come […]

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Non-invasive prenatal test and newborn screening: what are my options?

Non-invasive prenatal test and newborn screening
24 minutos

Pregnancy is a period full of excitement and also doctors’ visits. It’s important to ensure there are no health complications for both mother and unborn child. There are different routine tests and check-ups for pregnant women to make sure everything is going well. However, thanks to advances in technology and science, it is possible to […]

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