Decoding Your Genetic Destiny: Understanding Familial Health History and Making Informed Health Decisions
Are you ready to unravel the mysteries of your genetic destiny? Join this MedEvidence Monday Minute for a quick glimpse into how your family's health history can play into our personal health, using the example of familial hypercholesterolemia. Dr. Koren explains how early detection can prevent complications and how cutting-edge treatments can manage high cholesterol. The episode also explores our exciting work with Moderna to identify teenagers at risk for Epstein-Barr virus infections, a common cause of mononucleosis that could potentially cause cancers later in life.
But it's not all about genetics and viruses. Dr. Koren emphasizes the power of knowledge, explaining why it's essential to understand medical research to make informed health decisions. Despite the conflicting health information out there, we discuss how to sift through the data and make the best decisions for your health and your family. Whether you're a health enthusiast, a concerned family member, or just curious, this podcast offers insights that will equip you to better navigate the complex world of medical research and health. Tune in and enlighten yourself!
Music: Storyblocks - Corporate Inspired
Recording Date: July 17, 2023