Individuals who are abusing prescription drugs often have choices being made daily. They are making these choices because they are either addicted or just want to get or stay high. While every person has their own reasons, often it’s because their life isn’t in the place that they wish.Instead of changing it, they choose to be on drugs instead. While there could be different reasons, mainly it’s because they donèt have anything they want to become or have the courage to be.
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) and Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) remain a reality in even the most developed society, and all sexually active people are at risk of contracting them.
As most of the STDs exist in the body without any symptoms manifesting, many go undetected, and this poses a threat to an individual’s health. Early STD testing ensures the proper management of a society’s sexual health.
NAAT Testing Takes Off
With the latest technological advancements in the DNA testing technology, it is now possible to detect STD infections earlier and with more accuracy. Nucleic Acid Amplification Tests (NAATs) are the latest technological development to detect the specific components of Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) being applied to this arena. Continue reading “DNA Technology Tranforms Yet Another Industry: STD/STI Tests” »
Family genealogy research is something many struggle with, but for millions they don’t know anything about their ancestors.
This is a real shame, because our ancestors make us who we are. Hundreds of years may pass or even decades, but that doesn’t mean to say we should forget about our forefathers – we should take the time to get to know them.
Today, ancestry research has become a lot easier with the widespread availability of new technologies including:
- online ancestry / family tree platforms
- genealogy search engines, and
- ancestry DNA tests.
Here are ten steps to finding your ancestors using these new technologies. Continue reading “Ten Steps to Finding Your Ancestors” »
Learning about your family genealogy can be a powerful lesson in life.
Most people want to know who they are and where they come from; this is why genealogy a much sought after tool.
But when you have the ability to learn deeply about your personal family history and read their stories, it can change the way you motivate and think about yourself.
There are dozens of great genealogy resources available online today.
However, when you’re using online genealogy services, how sure can you be? How can you verify what you learn?
Did you know that your DNA can be used to identify your ancestors?
From Genetics to Genealogy
DNA genealogy uses traditional genealogy plus the latest genetic test data to understand and match you to new relatives and ancestors.
Genealogical DNA testing can mathematically determine the level of genetic relationship between two individuals.
DNA is deoxyribonucleic acid, and is the information code of life. DNA is passed down from generation to generation, forever connecting relatives to one another – even if you don’t know who you are. Continue reading “Using DNA Genealogy To Identify New Ancestors” »