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Angela Natividad

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Angela Natividad is the content manager and editor for KnowYourDNA. She loves learning about the latest in DNA.

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What Does a Stool Culture Test For?

Stool cultures are a diagnostic method used to detect a range of microorganisms present in stool samples.1 There are several reasons why a stool culture is done. These reasons include: Through stool cultures, healthcare professionals can uncover valuable information regarding gastrointestinal infections and disorders. What Stool Cultures Test For Stool cultures identify various microorganisms present […]

What is Heterochromia?

Heterochromia is a medical phenomenon where an individual can have different colored eyes or several different colors in the same eye. Usually, it can happen when a unique mix of colors is present in the iris, the colored part of your eyes. Someone with heterochromia can have one light blue iris while the other is […]

What is NIPT (Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing)?

Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT), also known as cell-free DNA testing, is a blood test done during pregnancy that screens for genetic abnormalities in the fetus.  NIPT aims to screen and diagnose any chromosomal disorders before the baby is born in order to give the parents a better idea of what their pregnancy will look like. […]

Do You Need to Detox Your Liver?

Thanks to social media and influencers, tons of people are trying out liver cleanse fads. However, health enthusiasts and medical professionals constantly debate about whether trendy liver cleanses are really necessary.  Your liver is key to cleansing the rest of your body, so many are speculating it needs cleansing of its own because of the […]
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