What are Chromosomes?

Chromosomes and IVF

How Do Chromosomes Affect My Chance of a Successful Pregnancy? The excitement of learning you’re pregnant is often met with anxiety of the unknown. Questions about your baby’s health and development may start to overwhelm you. An abnormal number of chromosomes is often at the heart of many of the fear-inducing issues you will face. […]

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Can Cancer Genes Be Turned On Or Off?

BRCA1 and BRCA2 genetic testing

Can cancer genes be turned on or off? In an interview for AARP Magazine by ‘Pop’ singer, Melissa Etheridge implied that genes for cancer (BRCA1 and BRCA2) can be turned on or off by diet. Her fallacious statements have caused an outcry by physicians, genetic counselors, cancer survivors and support groups for women with the […]

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