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Let’s learn more about Hormone Replacement Therapy – together!

We want to start with the basics about Hormone Replacement Therapy, so you can get up to speed on the importance of MiraKind’s new study. In this article, we’ll cover what Hormone…

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New Partnership Alert: MiraKind & gennev

MiraKind is committed to providing our community with the best tools possible to tackle challenges in the arena of women’s health. This is why MiraKind is partnering with gennev, a first-of-its-kind telehealth…

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More proof Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) is safe, effective, and beneficial for most women

When our team came across a recent Los Angeles Times Article entitled, “Once and for all: Hormone replacement is good for women” we were very intrigued. What we learned from this game-changing…

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Important Findings From Our Recently Published KRAS-Variant Study

A new study by MiraKind’s Founder, Dr. Joanne Weidhaas, in collaboration with her team at the University of California, Los Angeles and City of Hope, has been published in the scientific journal…

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If I participate in a study will you send me my KRAS-variant results?

We had an excellent question from a MiraKind study participant. They wanted to know, “If I participate in a study will you send me my KRAS-variant results?” Unfortunately, the answer is no….

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Do I need to get tested for KRAS-variant if I’m BRCA positive?

We received a great question from a friend of a patient asking, “since she knows she has a BRCA mutation, is it necessary to find out if she also has the KRAS-variant?…

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Should I Get Pelvic Exams if I Have No Ovaries?

We had an excellent question from a participant who has the KRAS-variant and had chosen to have her ovaries removed. She asked her OB/GYN if she still needed to have pelvic exams…

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New Research: “The KRAS-variant induces an epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition ‘EMT’ in normal breast epithelial cells”

As discussed in our previous Genetics series posts, the discovery of non-coding RNAs paved the way for changes in the Central Dogma and how we think about the flow of genetic information…

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KRAS-Variant and Breast Cancer

Webinar – KRAS-Variant and Breast Cancer Did you miss our live webinar on the KRAS-Variant with Dr. Joanne Weidhaas? Watch the replay and learn about how this genetic mutation can impact your…

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Menopause

Menopause: a condition that 100% of women will experience, yet so few of us feel comfortable talking about. Let’s start with Perimenopause… Did you know that women in their 40s (and some…

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New Research: How Inherited DNA -Based Mutations Impact Immunotherapy

The partners on the UCLA research team have made new discoveries about how genetic mutations can help doctors predict patient responses to cancer-fighting immunotherapy drugs. In the past, we have spoken a…

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International Women’s Day Profile: Dr. Joanne Weidhaas

Here at MiraKind, we’re constantly inspired by the amazing women who surround us; whether it is scientists and doctors working on our research, or the strong and empowered women who are facing complex health challenges with dignity and grace.

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HRT and The KRAS-Variant

While there are many factors to consider before taking hormone replacement therapy (HRT), understanding your genetic profile can prove invaluable in your decision-making process. Joanne Weidhaas, MD, PhD, and her colleagues published…

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Top 5 Reasons to Give a Charitable Donation this Holiday Season

This time of year, the malls and online stores are filled with shoppers, eager to purchase the perfect gift for friends and loved ones near and far. We may be biased, but…

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so here at MiraKind, we’re taking a moment to think about the many ways in which breast cancer impacts our community. Many of you may know that…

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