Pregnancy complications, infertility issues and the use of assisted reproductive technology is increasing in Australia and therefore there are many who need assistance.
Anorexia nervosa (AN) is a life threatening and chronic condition characterised by body image distortion, fear of weight gain and food restriction. This disease is associated with a decreased quality of life and an increased rate of mortality and suicide.[1,2] Twin and family studies have shown a genetic contribution to the development of AN, and data has highlighted the possible dysfunction of the dopaminergic and serotonergic pathways.
Mood and the Gene-Diet-Environment Axis Event with Dr Denise Furness will take place in major capital cities in October 2018.
SNP testing is booming in medicine but we need to be mindful of how these tests are being delivered and interpreted. Today we discuss how to deliver genetic results in the clinical setting to empower rather than burden clients.
Recognising the future clinical implications of methylation dysfunction and the MTHFR gene early on, Carolyn Ledowsky started MTHFR Support Australia and hasn't looked back.
Anxiety disorders appear to be caused by an interaction of biopsychosocial factors, including genetic vulnerability, which interact with situations, stress or trauma to produce clinically significant syndromes. Symptoms vary depending on the specific anxiety disorder.
It is understood that the microbiome differs from person to person, even varying in the same individual at different stages of life, thus influencing which genes are active at any given time. How is this influencing autoimmunity?
Numerous genes are involved in the production, function and metabolism of oestrogen within the body. Understanding the influence of these genes is useful in the exploration of oestrogen-related conditions.