DNA testing reveals information about your ancestry, and many people are using third party companies and tests to check for susceptibility to diseases and conditions. Photo: Alamy

DNA testing to check for risk of diseases such as cancer, Alzheimer’s: a satisfied customer, worried doctors

  • People taking DNA tests are looking for more than their genetic ancestry; they send the results to third-party companies to find their susceptibility to disease
  • A professor warns human genomics is still in its infancy, but one man who sought disease risk information talks about lifestyle changes he made as a result
Topic |   Health and wellness

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DNA testing reveals information about your ancestry, and many people are using third party companies and tests to check for susceptibility to diseases and conditions. Photo: Alamy
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