Who am i to be mad at about that? But the company over promises and under delivers. That little square on the chip can yield information ondifferent genetic variations.
Just pay them a fair and living wage! Most diseases are due to multiple genetic mutationswhich means the underlying causes for these diseases are much more complicated than just one genetic mutation. I am single because I couldnt stand this expectation any more, and my ex husband would not improve.
The different colors indicate different gene results. The company name is derived from the 23 chromosomes humans contain — 23 from mom and 23 matching from dad.
All of this to say, as a consumer patient hold on to your money for now, the scientific community has a long way to go before we really have the information necessary to make strong clinical correlations and to make valid disease predictions.
This review study illustrated that we know of 20 genes that correlate to the differences in height between people. Because your choice is to keep doing all of it and watch him lay about on the couch, or your choice is to let go of some of the control, and expect him to lead some of the household management too.
Sometimes I get mad at upper middle class women for whining about what their men dont do. They take that information and integrate all the risk factors to give you a more accurate risk analysis based on population statistics.
Why then do we then think that 1 gene will detail risk for heart disease or cancer? For example, a study came out in the New England Journal of Medicine that detailed just how little we know about how our genes and how they become translated in to real world physical traits and disease. Maybe not in this direct way, but we will be screening people for disease risk.
A gene chip by the company Affymetrix. The bottom line is that before we can accurately correlate and make meaningful disease predictions based on genomics, much much more research needs to be done.
I do it all. I am far less miserable this way but I really wish motherhood and home making wasnt always painted as this thing that only happens in partnerships, with people who have nannies.
I clean the house, organize, manage, grocery shop, cook, clean the gutters, take apart the dishwasher, take out the trash, shovel the snow, mow the lawn, fix the leaks, fix the furnacefix the toilet, fix the clogged vaccuum cleaner hose, manage the child, do the appointments, deal with the school stuff, spiders, mean neighbors…i take care of every single thing that comes up….
Well then, just go on strike and fix the problem, or hire some help, or leave him. No, not for insurance reasons, but rather to attempt to prevent diseases before they take hold.As a man I understand this perspective and I want to help more as I know I can. I maybe do dinner, laundry, dishes once every 2 weeks.
Lets also remember that house chores include, gardening, swap coolers, lawns, oil changes, brakes, computer repair, appliance maintenance, etc.
We have to dive a little deeper here to understand why the findings from these tests don’t correlate to real disease risk. When researchers do genetic studies (the type of studies 23&Me base their tests on), most of the time they find correlations between gene variations and a disease.Download