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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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Gene Therapy More Safe and Effective for Curing Beta-thalassemia
Highlights:
  • The cost and effectiveness of gene therapy was analyzed against hematopoieti.....
Muscle Stem Cells to Treat Muscular Dystrophy
New molecular signaling pathway involving Stat3 and Fam3a proteins that regulates how muscle stem cells decide whether to self-renew or differentiate-.....
New Gene Therapy Cures Babies With Bubble Boy Disease
St. Jude’s gene therapy was found to cure infants born with X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID-X1). The children are producing functional.....
Gene Therapy Benefits Infants With Rare Immunodeficiency Disease
In infants with rare immunodeficiency disease, gene therapy was found to safely correct the immune systems, revealed a small clinical trial. The rare,.....
Virus Hastens Disease Progression in Cystic Fibrosis
Cystic fibrosis patients infected with a common virus may experience faster disease progression signs like earlier lung transplant referral and reachi.....


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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