Think small and set achievable goals for a more sustainable way to sticking to your resolutions, here are 7 ideas for a healthier 2019!
The first symptom of gout is usually pain and swelling in the big toe. Find out what is gout, its symptoms and how your genes may play a role.
Fatty liver disease refers to the accumulation of fat in the liver. Having a small amounts of fat in your liver is normal, however too much fat in your liver can lead to long term liver damage.
Hypertension is a silent disease. In most cases, it develops slowly in our life without any obvious symptoms. It is like a ticking bomb in your body, waiting for the day to explode, but you are not aware of it. Most of the people only discovered they have hypertension after a heart attack or stroke! […]
What is Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD)? Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is an acquired disease of the macula characterized by progressive visual impairment because of late-onset neurodegeneration of the photoreceptor-retinal pigment epithelial complex. AMD is a disease of the retina which accounts for 8.7% of blindness worldwide and is the leading cause of visual impairment in […]
In the previous post, we explored how our genes could influence the risk of getting Alzheimer’s disease. Did you know that there are many other diseases and conditions that are affected by our DNA as well? What is Diabetes Diabetes occurs when your system is not able to transport glucose out of the blood stream […]
Have you ever wondered what it would feel like to have Alzheimer’s disease? Have you ever been in a situation when the teacher called out to you to answer a question, but you don’t have an answer? Do you remember that feeling of shame and embarrassment? Now imagine feeling constantly frustrated and embarrassed for forgetting […]
Recently, we spoke to Dr Ng Zhi Xiang about how our genes may be responsible for certain diseases. With more than 10 years of experience in research, Dr Ng is an expert in linking genetics to diseases. From our conversation with Dr Ng, it seems obvious that genetics are indeed responsible for many of the […]
How to optimize your nutrition and improve your lifestyle? Our first live webinar, titled “Eat Smart, Live Smart”, was organized in collaboration with Alpro Plus Pharmacy, on 18th Oct 2018 (Thurs) from 8.30pm to 9.30pm! This webinar was hosted by Ms Chew Yen Ping, pharmacist and co-founder of Advanx Health, together with Mr Travis Foo, […]
We are very proud to announce that we are selected to participate in the Accenture Healthtech Innovation Challenge Regional Event. This event will be held in Tokyo, Japan on the 1st of November 2018. We will take this opportunity to showcase how we combine genetic information and lifestyle information to: Provide accurate and reliable health […]