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  • A Joint Venture of DiaGenomi and Healthcare Economics announced today to offer patients in North America MyRISQ™ Pathology Assisted Genetic tests

    12/9/2015 10:39:48 AM

    Ljubljana, Slovenia, Wilmington, Del., and St. Petersburg, FL, Dec, 9, 2015 - Today, DiaGenomi Ltd, a European based genetic testing provider and Healthcare Economics LLC (HCE), a Florida based bio-tech consulting company announced that they’ve formed a Joint Venture to introduce DiaGenomi's proprietary
    Pathology Assisted Genetic tests to the North American market.

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  • New Insights Into How Genes Turn On And Off

    3/29/2013 1:37:57 PM

    Researchers have shed new light on methylation, a critical process that helps control how genes are expressed. Working with placentas, the team discovered that 37 percent of the placental genome has regions of lower methylation, called partially methylated domains (PMDs), in which gene expression is turned off. This differs from most human tissues, in which 70 percent of the genome is highly methylated.

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  • Genomic Screening For Improved Public Health is The Future

    3/18/2013 2:42:52 PM

    In ten years time, routine preventive health care for adults may include genetic testing alongside the now familiar tests for colesterol levels, mammography and colonoscopy. As genomic testing prepares to enter the realm of general medical care, an interdisciplinary team of researchers is suggesting in a commentary in the May 2013 issue of Genetics in Medicine, that now is the time to explore genetic testing to identify people at high risk for carefully selected, preventable disease. 

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  • 8 Summer Steps for Healthy Living During Summer

    6/30/2012 2:32:20 PM

    In the warmer, longer, lazier days of summer, the living may not be easy, but your life probably feels less chaotic. Even adults tend to adopt a "school's out!" attitude in summer. That's why this is a perfect time to improve your health in a fashion so seasonally laid back you'll barely notice the effort.

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  • What are the important heart health numbers you should keep track of?

    6/30/2012 3:55:00 PM

    But what can you do by yourself to track your improvement or possible health damage? Track following health numbers and monitor your heart health. And remember - healthy numbers mean a healthy heart. If you follow a healthy lifestyle -- eat a balanced diet, get regular exercise, and avoid smoking -- you can even turn bad numbers around. 

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  • Direct-to-consumer genetic testing services: what are the medical benefits?

    4/29/2012 9:35:28 PM

    Although there is no reason why private companies could not participate in genetic testing, as long as their practice respects the general guidelines in genetics, the development of such DTC genetic testing raises numerous issues.

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  • Are eggs healthy?

    4/9/2012 1:27:39 PM

    Common misconceptions keep many people, especially those worried about heart disease, from eating eggs. At MyRISQ.com we googled these urban legends and have found really interesting study.

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  • Should cardiac patient be sexually active?

    3/25/2012 4:56:46 PM

    The American Heart Association has good news for those living with cardiovascular disease: They can resume normal sexual activity if the heart disease is stable.Often men and women with cardiovascular diseases are fearful of sexual relations. And a decrease in sexual activity and function is often related to anxiety anddepression.

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  • How to lower Cholesterol with Beef?

    3/25/2012 4:20:07 PM

    A study published in American Journal of Clinical Nutrition shows that beef is an important factor in cholesterol lowering diet. The study demonstrated that diets with lean beef are as effective as the gold standard of heart healthy diets (DASH) in lowering total and LDL cholesterol (low density cholesterol – “bad” cholesterol).

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  • We are here for you

    3/25/2012 4:09:17 PM

    We launched a new web page, www.myrisq.com. Why? We want to get closer to our customers, and this are not only doctors but also patients and people that would like to know more about genes, genetics and also how to improve your quality of life.

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