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Cycling Wed: Nature vs Nurture…Lessons from down-under

Hey cyclists, You are fit bunch.  Near perfect.  You eat right, exercise bunches and surely do not smoke.  The “side effects” of such a focused lifestyle is good blood pressure, low cholesterol and smooth arteries. Congratulations. Unfortunately, there is one component of health you cannot control–your parents, your DNA. In heart disease and many cancers […]

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Predicting the future by knowing our genes is becoming a reality…

Medical advancement stomps on.  This week, Genetics takes front stage. Really, it’s cool.  I know; I was a skeptic too.  That is, until I read this most amazing paper on the real-life clinical utility of knowing the whole genome of a person.  It felt like peering into the future of medicine. Background from the real […]