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New Ideas Emerge in Alzheimer’s Research

September 17, 2019
Take a look at any recent major news publication. Information about the latest scientific discovery or technological advancements can be found in nearly every issue. Yet for a disease that currently affects over 5 million Americans and is projected to affect almost 14 million by 2050, shockingly little progress has…

Here’s Why You Should Prioritize the Safety and Security of Your Health Data

August 19, 2019
By Lena Huang, LunaDNA Contributor Over the past few decades, scientists and researchers have made great strides in understanding how to use genomic data to drive important medical discoveries. However, as the scientific community continues to gain access to genomic data at rapid speeds, concerns about the privacy of that…

LunaPBC Named 2019 World Economic Forum’s Tech Pioneer

July 1, 2019
We’re thrilled to announce that the World Economic Forum today named LunaPBC™, the public benefit corporation behind LunaDNA™, one of its newest Technology Pioneers — ahead of hundreds of up-and-coming tech companies, worldwide. This designation globally recognizes LunaPBC as a startup breaking health data barriers towards the goal of accelerating…

Is Lactose Intolerance Genetic? | How to Know If You’re Lactose Intolerant

June 3, 2019
Lactose intolerance has both genetic and non-genetic causes. Lactose intolerance can happen at any age. Learn the basics of lactose intolerance and how it could affect your health. People with lactose intolerance are unable to fully digest sugars found in dairy products. There are many reasons people become lactose intolerant,…

What is Diabetes? | Major Diabetes Risk Factors & Prevention

June 3, 2019
Is diabetes hereditary or acquired? What are the major risk factors of diabetes? Learn about diabetes, how to test for the disease, and prevention strategies. If you’ve ever taken a home DNA kit, it’s likely that you were told it can measure the risk of developing a particular disease, like…