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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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Genetic Mutation Associated With Childhood Brain Disorder Discovered
Genetic mutation and the faulty development process it triggers, causing a debilitating brain-based disorder in children has been discovered by Ashlei.....
Key Role for Enzymes in DNA Replication Reveals Promising Cancer Drug Target
New research has identified a key role for the TLK1 and TLK2 enzymes in DNA replication. Previous studies have pointed to TLK1/2 as potential candidat.....
Genetic Testing Before Egg Transfer May Not Increase the Chance of a Baby
Preimplantation genetic testing for chromosome abnormality (PGT-A) will not increase live birth rates in IVF, reports a new study. The findings of the.....
Cystic Fibrosis Impacts Growth in the Womb
Cystic fibrosis (CF) results in lower average birth weight, found study published in Thorax and conducted by CF-EpiNet - a Cystic Fibrosis Trust Strat.....
New Lung Cell Type Discovered Provides Fresh Hope for Cystic Fibrosis Treatment
New lung cell type discovered can pave the way in developing new treatments to fight cystic fibrosis, reports a new study. The findings of the study a.....

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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