Genetic Testing and Counseling Now Offered to Amway Employees Through a New Interleukin Test for Periodontal Disease called PerioPredict

Companies are exploring creative ways to use genetic testing and counseling to improve the health of their employees demonstrating increasing trust in genetic science Genetic testing has been a product offered by distributors of Amway Global of Ada, Mich., since 2009. Now Amway is launching a program to provide certain genetic tests to its employees working within the United States. More than 5,000 Amway employees can take advantage of this genetic testing as an innovative benefit. Through its...

Lab Industry Entrepreneur Launches New Lab to Offer Molecular Tests to Dentists

For the third time in the past ten years, laboratory industry entrepreneur Brian Carr is heading up a new laboratory company he helped found. Earlier this week, OralDNALabs, Inc. of Brentwood, Tennessee, announced it was open for business. Carr will be its President and Chief Executive Officer. OralDNALabs has a unique strategy. It plans to offer genetic tests to dentists. It is starting with two proprietary molecular assays. One test, MyPerioPath, uses DNA to identify both the presence and...
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