Apart from identical twins no two humans are genetically identical. Knowledge of our individual genetic make-up helps us make decisions relevant to our health and that of our children. Personal genetic diagnosis supports us to make relevant decisions in three health-related areas.
Each person carries some genes predisposing to disease and to intolerance of exogenous substances. Genetic analysis helps you to avoid detrimental and disadvantageous environmental influences. more
Even if both parents are healthy they can pass on altered genes that can cause disease in their offspring. Special genetic tests can detect some of these genes. These tests also detect predisposition to thrombosis thus allowing implementation of countermeasures. more
Variants of numerous genes influence efficacy and tolerance of drugs. Analysis of these variants enables individualized drug therapy that reduces side effects and increases efficacy of medications. more