Entries by Emma

NAD Deficiency, Congenital Malformations, and Niacin Supplementation

BACKGROUND Congenital malformations can be manifested as combinations of phenotypes that co-occur more often than expected by chance. In many such cases, it has proved difficult to identify a genetic cause. We sought the genetic cause of cardiac, vertebral, and renal defects, among others, in unrelated patients. METHODS We used genomic sequencing to identify potentially […]

Pregnancy and Youth Omega-3 on Neurodevelopment and Cognition

Shulkin M, Pimpin L, Bellinger D, et al. Effects of omega-3 supplementation during pregnancy and youth on neurodevelopment and cognition in childhood: a systematic review and meta-analysis. FASEB Journal. 2016 April30;(1): S295.5. BACKGROUND Long-chain omega-3 fatty acids are thought to be crucial for optimal neurodevelopment in early life. OBJECTIVES To investigate the effect of omega-3 […]

The DUTCH Complete Now Includes an Oxidative Stress Marker

The New 80HdG Marker Precision Analytical Inc., is excited to announce the addition of a new biomarker, 8-Hydroxy-2-deoxyguanosine (8-OHdG), to the world leader in comprehensive hormone testing, the DUTCH Complete™ hormone panel. Starting the 2nd week of March 2017, healthcare providers and hormone testers will have an expanded picture of their overall health and hormones from […]

Extremely Comprehensive Stool Testing – More than pathogen detection

We live in interesting times. New technologies allow for laboratory identification of microbial species that were previously unavailable or unidentifiable. With the advent of newer technologies, where does that leave the old, reliable laboratory standards? Right on center stage, where they belong. Current DNA technologies, using validated platforms (now used for rapid identification in major […]