ADHD White Paper Summary

BiogeniQ, ADHD, Pharmacogenetics

19 November 2018

At the forefront of innovations in health care is personalized medicine. Contrary to the current method of treating each patient in the manner that works best on average, personalized medicine […]

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CADDRA guidelines: The Canadian reference for ADHD

Attention deficit disorder with or without hyperactivity (ADHD) is often misunderstood and can be difficult to treat. Fortunately, a Canadian not-for-profit organization exists called the […]

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Fear of adverse drug reactions – The zombie effect of medications on children

BiogeniQ, ADHD, Pharmacogenetics

29 October 2018

 

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DNA 101: Video

BiogeniQ, Pharmacogenetics

17 August 2017

Have you ever wondered why some people experience unwanted side effects when they take certain drugs? Learn more about pharmacogenetics in this quick video.

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How lifestyle can affect drug response

BiogeniQ, Pharmacogenetics, Health

14 August 2017

The body responds to drugs based on several factors. Obviously, our genetic make-up affects our unique response to drugs, but lifestyle habits can also determine the effectiveness of drug-based […]

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Factors Affecting Drug Response.

Everyone responds to drugs differently: what works for one person can cause terrible side effects for another. ADME (for absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion) is the acronym used in […]

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DNA to the Rescue: Pharmacogenetics reduces the drug failure rate in clinical trials.

The costs of developing a new drug are nothing short of immense. And yet, only a fraction of the drugs that are developed receive approval from government departments such as Health Canada. […]

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CANCER: A Genetic Test that can Asses the Risk of Side Effects from 5-FU and Xeloda.

A March 21 article published in La Presse included the following fact: “one of the most commonly used chemotherapy drugs is putting tens of Quebec residents in the ICU each year – and even kills […]

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PREVENTING A HEART ATTACK: Depending on your DNA, changing your medication may be your best bet.

Clopidogrel (aka Plavix®) is a drug that prevents vascular events by reducing the chance of blood clots. However, for one out of three people, clopidogrel is no more effective than a handful of […]

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Depression: how to tell if you are depressed?

Do you know someone who has suffered from depression?

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