We have received a significant number of calls from distressed individuals recently, regarding Paternity DNA test results provided by companies operating outside the UK. Read more
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Doping in sport is in the headlines again. Crystal Health polled 170 people and asked ‘Do you think doping still occurs in UK Athletics?’ Read more
Our most recent poll attracted 410 votes and asked the question, ‘should drug testing in the workplace be mandatory?’
The results of the poll were as follows: Read more
Crystal Health Group recently polled 430 people and asked the question:
Is the Jeremy Kyle Show the right platform for disclosing DNA test results?
Following our last blog regarding the BBC report on a positive drugs test due to poppy seeds, I thought I would follow up with a real life example that occurred recently with one of our clients at a random workplace drug test for their employees. Read more
While it may be true that consuming poppy seeds can affect the outcome of a drug test, a recent article on the BBC entitled ‘These foods can make you test positive for drugs’ may not be entirely accurate. The report lists a number of food types and claims they can make you fail a drug test. From an Occupational Drug Testing perspective, there are a number of questionable elements of the story… Read more
A Poll undertaken by Crystal Health Group has received more than 750 votes for whether cannabis should be legalised in the UK for recreational use.
The results show a surprising 55% in favour of legalising the class B drug. However, the drug is still illegal despite increased lobbying to relax the laws lead by the Liberal Democrats. Read more
Scientists recently unveiled a successful outcome in an animal study of a one-off injection that alters DNA and lowers cholesterol, potentially reducing the risk of heart disease.
The researchers hope to introduce the potential treatment into human studies in the future, as no apparent side effects were recorded in the trial.
Almost half of UK men who take a paternity test turn out not to be the real father, research undertaken by DNA Clinics shows.
We analysed the results of 5,000 tests selected randomly from those conducted for clients between January 2014 and June 2016.
There were plenty of recent headlines when official figures showed the number of drug-related deaths in England and Wales rose to record levels last year.
But the news did not come as a surprise to us.
We have received a significant number of calls from distressed individuals recently, regarding Paternity DNA test results …