Scott Smith

Scott Smith is TruGenX's Development and Operations Manager and the main researcher with over 6 years in the Healthcare sphere, his knowledge and ability to put complex topic into easy to understand articles is unparalleled. He continues to help TruGenX grow and with a passion for helping others he is consistently ensuring that everything runs smoothly.

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How Does Genetic Testing for Psychiatric Medication Work?

Genetic Testing for Psychiatric Medications   In 2019, there were more than 13.1 million adults with Serious Mental Illnesses (SMIs). The prevalence of mental illness can make treatment difficult as each person can respond differently to medication. As a result, treating psychiatric disorders and severe mental illness is often a game of trial and error …

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How to Test for Cancer At Home – Cancer Test Kit

Home Cancer Testing Kits In 2020, over 1.8 million people were diagnosed with cancer in the United States. In addition, cancer is the second leading cause of death globally. These numbers could decrease significantly if these cases were detected and treated early.  That’s why at-home cancer tests are vital in detecting the early signs of …

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What are the Warning Signs of Cancer?

The 7 Warning Signs of Cancer Everyone can benefit from understanding the general warning signs of cancer. Some cancer symptoms develop very early in the disease’s progression.  These could include tiny skin pigmentation changes, a painless lump in the breast, or a slight fatigue feeling. Because cancer has a higher chance of remission when detected …

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What is NGS? NGS Testing and NGS Diagnostics

NGS Testing Explained NGS genetics represents a revolutionary parallel sequencing technology called ‘next-generation sequencing’ (NGS). NGS diagnostics and gene panel testing have revolutionized the biological science industry, offering access to insights and diagnostics that were previously impossible. NGS tests, performed via NGS panels, enable researchers to study biological systems and perform various complex applications. Today’s …

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Cancer Diagnostics – How to Detect Cancer Cells

Cancer Detection Methods ‘I think I have cancer.’ This thought is a scary one. Fortunately, there are many ways to detect cancer in its early stages. The earlier your diagnosis of cancer, the better chance you have of getting the disease under control and into remission.  Cancer diagnostics and genetic testing for hereditary cancer can …

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Explaining Depression – How It Feels to be Depressed

What is it Like to Have Depression? For people diagnosed with the condition, explaining depression can be an arduous process. The nature of depression itself can make the condition and its associated symptoms challenging to put into words. Simply put, living with depression can make it impossible to explain what depression feels like. If you …

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TruGenX’s Testing Helps Patients Avoid Adverse Drug Reactions

There are thousands of cases of adverse drug reactions every year. Many are caused by accidental or intentional misuse of prescribed medications.  Other’s are caused by how an individual’s body metabolizes prescription medication. Most Physicians prescribe medication based off clinical experience. Doctors do revert to the trial and error method but do take into account …

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