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How Genomics Can Transform Your Health Join Dr. Kline as she chats with Ric Bratton on This Week In America about the science of genomics, and how it is being used to create a more personalized approach to preventing and treating many of the chronic diseases we see today. She’ll share her journey of how
Personalizing Nutrient Requirements Food is the foundation of healthy living. Now advances in genomic medicine are providing the tools you need to create personalized diet plans – with even more precision. Nutrients promote growth, development, and maintenance of the human organism, a complicated orchestration involving many biological systems. Nutrients can effect gene expressions that influence cell
Genomics and Personalized Medicine Dr. Eric Grasser of KSFR public radio’s East West Medicine discusses personalized medicine and genomic testing with Dr. Veltmann and Dr. Kline. Learn more about using genomics in your practice in our Genomic Medicine Certification Program. Genomic testing is available only to clinicians with a Professional Membership. Apply for one here.
Protecting the Newborn The impact of endocrine disruptors and other chemicals on the developing fetus is being evaluated, and the results are disturbing. Dr. Thomas Zoeller and colleagues researched how CYP1A1 expression correlated with the expression of genes regulated by thyroid hormone. Cytochrome P450 CYP1A1 is one of the pathways that processes many of the
The Impact of Air Pollution on Developing Brains Is air pollution harming your loved ones? A recent study found that the level of prenatal exposure to air pollutants, collectively known as polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, or PAHs, correlated with the amount of cortical white matter in the the left side of the brain. The higher the
Time for One-Person Trials Genomic Medicine requires a new approach. No longer can we rely solely on population-based trials. With genomics, a new gold standard is emerging: N of 1. In Nature’s article “Time for one-person trials” Nicolas J. Schork commented that clinical trials and research studies ought to focus on the individual rather than
Social Bonding Revealed By Science No longer is the primary social bond found only in humans. Dogs and their human mates have it too: and it’s all in the oxytocin. A study published in Science reveals how dogs connect with their owners. The connection is related to the production of oxytocin, the hormone responsible for