Category: Your Health

Know Your Health: Is Anxiety Genetic?

By LunaDNA Contributing Writer  Many people experience anxiety during their lifetime. However, anxiety is not normal if it takes over your life. A genetic predisposition for anxiety can trigger an over-the-top response to a low-key event. There are many risk factors for anxiety disorders including genetics, personality, brain chemistry, and external influences.   Learn more about […]

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The History of DNA

By Contributing LunaDNA Writer. Last edited by LunaPBC on September 2019 The human hereditary material known as deoxyribonucleic acid, or DNA, is a long molecule containing the information organisms need to both develop and reproduce. DNA is found in every cell in the body, and is passed down from parent to child.

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Outpaced Evolution: A New Hypothesis

For thousands of years, humans have evolved to survive and thrive in environments fraught with a multitude of different challenges, creating an environment of continuous stress. From the hunting and gathering struggle for food on a daily basis, to a constant vigil required to protect ourselves from predators, such stressors have enabled humans to become […]

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