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Brain Waves: Can A DNA Test Help Improve My Life?

Dr Azlina Ahmad Annuar, Neurogeneticist | Yoon Sook Yee, President, Genetic Counselling Society Malaysia

10-Jan-22 16:00

Brain Waves: Can A DNA Test Help Improve My Life?

Scrolling on your social media feed, you come across a sponsored post offering a DNA test that can help you identify your health risks, target your allergies and find your optimal diet. Sounds perfect for the new year? On this episode of Brain Waves, we look at the fine (and not-so-fine) print of these DNA tests, especially when it comes to the claims that these tests will help you improve your health and attain certain achievements based on your genetic profile.

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Produced by: Tee Shiao Eek

Presented by: Tee Shiao Eek


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