Posts by DNA Legal

Why DNA tests are important for immigration

Why DNA tests are important for immigration

Being able to prove a biological relationship with a DNA test is often an essential step in the immigration process. When a person applies to move to the UK in order to join their family members, they must be able to provide proof of a biological relationship between an applicant and a UK... Read More

4th November 2017

Alcohol and Your Health

There is a strong link between alcohol consumption and a range of illnesses, including several cancers. The NHS state that ‘regularly drinking more than 14 units a week risks damaging your health’. In order to keep health risks from alcohol to a minimum, it is recommended that you drink no more... Read More

26th October 2017

Hair Drug Testing: FAQ

What is hair drug testing? Hair drug testing is an accurate method to establish a person’s history of drug use over a period of time. The test works by looking at metabolites of the drug that are absorbed into the blood and deposited into the hair. What drugs are included in a standard test... Read More

2nd August 2017
One alcoholic drink a day increases breast cancer risk

One alcoholic drink a day increases breast cancer risk

A recent report by World Cancer Research Fund has shown that drinking even one glass of alcohol a day can increase the risk of breast cancer. The report involved an analysis of worldwide research on breast cancer, reviewing evidence from 119 studies from all over the world. The studies examined... Read More

23rd May 2017

How Many of Young UK Adults Don't Drink Alcohol

Young people aged 16-24 are less likely to drink alcohol than any other age group, according to the figures released by the Office for National Statistics last week. Less than half of young people aged 16-24 drank alcohol in the week previous to the survey, and 27% stated that they do not drink... Read More

11th May 2017