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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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Junk DNA Linked to Inherited Cancer Risk
A person’s risk of developing cancer is affected by junk DNA, stated new study. Junk DNA - genetic variations in regions of DNA that do not code for p.....
New Approach to Treat Cystic Fibrosis Lowers Risk of Lung Transplants
In people with cystic fibrosis (CF), a new approach was found to reduce inflammation, which has the potential to reduce the need for lung transplants .....
Gene Therapy Could Treat Pulmonary Edema: Here’s How
Highlights:
  • A gene therapy approach has been developed for treating pulmonary edema
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Combination Gene Therapy Treats Multiple Age-related Diseases, Says Study
In mice, single administration of an adeno-associated virus (AAV)-based gene therapy delivering combinations of three longevity-associated genes drama.....
Drug Combination Improves Lung Function in Cystic Fibrosis
Three-drug combination enhanced lung function and decreased symptoms in cystic fibrosis (CF) patients who have the most common genetic mutation for th.....


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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