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Anxiety and Genetics – Is Anxiety Inherited?

Is Anxiety Genetic?  Mental illness is highly prevalent across the U.S. Anxiety disorders make up a considerable proportion of diagnosed mental illnesses. The National Association on Mental Illness (NAMI) says that 18% of all Americans suffer from a type of anxiety disorder. But is anxiety genetic? This is a debate scientists have had for some …

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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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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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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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