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Genetic Testing of Diseases

Genetic testing can show you if you have a genetic disease or an inherited vulnerability to certain diseases. You can then know if you need to take precautions to avoid getting diseases that run in your family, or to avoid passing them on to your children.

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Protection Against Mosquito-borne Mayaro Virus Using Engineered DNA Vaccine
A new vaccine capable of inducing protective immunity against mosquito-borne Mayaro virus (MAYV) has been developed by scientists. The findings are re.....
Genetic Testing Helps Diagnose Developmental Disorders During Pregnancy
Diagnosis of abnormalities in developing babies that are picked during ultrasound scans can be improved by 10 percent by genetic testing, reveals rese.....
Beware! Binge Drinking Starts a Vicious Cycle That can Change Your DNA
Heavy drinking can lead to long-lasting changes in your DNA that might increase your craving for alcohol, even more, reports a new study. The findings.....
DNA Repair Improper In Those Who Work On The Night Shift
Working Nightshift may come with a heavier cost, and it may just not be a good night’s sleep this time. In a recent study, scientist have found that D.....
Drug Combo Safe for Children of 2-5 Years Having Cystic Fibrosis
Lumacaftor and ivacaftor, a combination of cystic fibrosis drugs were found to be safe and effective in children of 2-5 years, two copies of F508del-C.....


Respiratory Diseases - Diseases of the Human Respiratory System
Respiratory diseases affect any part of the respiratory system. Some of the lung diseases like chronic obstructive pulmonary disease can lead to respiratory failure... Read More
Pompe Disease: Causes Types Symptoms Signs Diagnosis Treatment FAQs
Pompe disease or Glycogen Storage Disease is a rare genetic disease caused by the buildup of a sugar called glycogen in the body’s cells. It is caused by the deficiency or absence of the enzyme alpha-glucosidase... Read More
Muscular Dystrophy / Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy - Overview
Overview about muscular dystrophy, a muscle disease characterized by muscle weakness and muscle wasting. .. Read More
Inborn Errors of Metabolism - Causes, Types, Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment
Inborn errors of metabolism are genetic disorders that hamper the body’s metabolism resulting in severe clinical manifestations... Read More
Dysarthria - Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment
Dysarthria is a condition characterized by speech difficulty due to poor or weak speech muscle control... Read More
About DNA Fingerprinting
DNA fingerprinting is a technique which helps forensic scientists and legal experts solve crimes, identity thefts, legal suits and terrorism cases... Read More
Cystic Fibrosis - Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment, Support Groups
Cystic fibrosis is a genetic disease involving the mucus and sweat glands and the medical world has still to find its cure.. Read More



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