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By Dr. Robert TozziParents, trainers, coaches and athletes emulate many of our high-profile professional athletes. Unfortunately, more harm than good can come from most of these attempts. In my last column, ...Companies claim genetic testing can help determine what sports may be best for their child.
Some parents are now subjecting their children to genetic testing. Credit: Getty Images
Want to ask the Oracle at Delphi what fate has in store for your child?Ask Oepidus' parents. A vague peek at the future only makes you do stran...Genetic testing become too popular for some pediatricians' taste.
Is your kid the next basketball superstar? A test could tell you. Credit: Getty
Well, this sounds like the beginning of a horror movie.For $20, you can get a genetic testing kit that supposedly tells you if your child may be the ne...Scientists question the ethics of trying to genetically ID the next Michael Jordan.
Identifying genetic disorders, sex or even eye color could be possible soon with a simple blood test. Credit: Getty A new blood test for pregnant women that could detect genetic disorders in an unborn child without risking a miscarriag...A simple blood test could tell if your baby has a genetic order, his sex and his eye color.
Can genetic testing tell what kids talents are? Credit: Getty ImagesIf you want to know if he loves you so, it's in his kiss. That works for boyfriends. But if you want to know if your kid can play the cello, it's in his genes. Step righ...
Now, I'm not one to fan fires when it comes to everything we hear is harmful to mothers and their children (unborn or among us), but I took strong notice of this article. Last Friday, the US FDA put out an advisory that mothers who breastfeed and ta...