Protein ACTN3 in fast twitch muscle

Muscle Composition and ACTN3

When I got my DNA test results back from 23andMe, one of the things it said made me laugh. It

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Completed! Course Certificate – Case Studies in Personalized Medicine

I am incredibly proud of this: Case Studies in Personalized Medicine This course was hard, much more so than you might

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Thoughts on Genetics and Medicine

Yep, this doesn’t surprise me at all: 23andMe have questions they ask participants. They ask about sleep, diet, and genetic

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Muscle Memory in Your DNA

I just finished reading several articles on how the DNA of your muscles remember muscle growth. Essentially, your muscles are tagged

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On Learning About Nutrition and DNA

Why am I studying Nutrition and Genetics? Because these are both areas that fascinate me, and I have personal stories

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Learning About Chromosomes and Family Trees

I am taking an online course in Personalized Medicine through Vanderbilt University’s Online Learning school. While that might seem a

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NAT1 and the Risk of Lung Cancer

NAT1 gene, located on Chromosome 8, deals with metabolizing certain drugs, carcinogens and…. smoke from cigarettes.  I have this gene, and

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The DRD4 Gene and Risk Taking

Just a few moments after publishing my last article on adventurous eaters, I sat down with a cup of coffee

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