Human Genome Q & A

Questions About Genetics

MyHappyGenes is dedicated to helping individuals achieve healthy outcomes through knowledge of DNA and Genetics. By understanding your DNA you can better understand your health outcomes. Here are a couple of articles we have written on that subject.

The Human Genome Project and Your DNA

The human genome project was a huge undertaking.  Researchers set about labeling and identifying all the genes of the human body which number in the billions.  The genome project started in 1984, and it was completed in 2003. But the story of genetics research does not end there.

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Genetic Testing and Your Health

Genetic testing has finally become cheap and easy.  To get your entire genome tested using your saliva, some companies charge between $59 and $99 at this time.  In about four to six weeks you can receive an incredible amount of data about your personal genetics. This information includes statistics about your ancestry and family origins, as well as contact information to reach blood relatives you may not have known exist.

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