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Information About Tay Sachs Disease - Articleswrap

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Tay Sachs disease is a very rare disease that affects some children. Generally, symptoms begin to appear at around 6 months of age in children. Very few children living with the disease will survive

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Alpha-Thalassemiain Detail - Diseases and Conditions - Health

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Alpha-Thalassemiain Detail Alpha-Thalassemia is a type of blood disorder affecting younger children. This disorder affects the way the body makes a particular type of hemoglobin called the alpha globin. With alpha-thalassemia, red blood cells are destroyed at a faster rate than usual. Normally, red ...
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Also known as mucoviscidosis, cystic fibrosis is a disease that will critically influence the lungs, liver, intestines, and pancreas. Individuals that have the disease will experience the unusual transport of both sodium and chloride through the epithelium.
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Why Is Beta-Thalassemia Important?

Why Is Beta-Thalassemia Important? | goodstartgenetics | Scoop.it
Also known as Cooley's anemia, this genetic blood disorder is part of a group of hematologic disorders known as thalassemia. There are multiple categories of thalassemia, and they are one of many subtypes of a common condition known as anemia.
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Understanding Canavan Disease

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Canavan disease, which is also known as Aspa deficiency or Van Bogaert-Bertrand syndrome, is a progressive neurological disease which has only been isolated in the past thirty-five years. Resulting from a breakdown of fat needed to protect nerves in the brain as well as provide them with nutrients, the disorder causes rapid impairment and developmental delays.
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How To Manage Canavan Disease

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Canavan disease got its name from Myrtelle Canavan who the pathologist that initially described the disease in 1931. The disease affects normal development including feeding abilities, motor developme
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Which Genetic Diseases Can Be Avoided With Carrier Testing?

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What Is Cystic Fibrosis? - ENS Gent | Health, Fitness and Beauty Tips

What Is Cystic Fibrosis? - ENS Gent | Health, Fitness and Beauty Tips | goodstartgenetics | Scoop.it
Cystic fibrosis is probably the most common inherited disease among people of European descent in the United States, although it occurs among families of every heritage.
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Discovering And Living With Blooms Syndrome

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The syndrome cannot be contracted it is inherited. Bloom’s Syndrome is most common in people of Ashkenazi Jewish decent.
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Complications of Walker-Warburg Syndrome

Walker-Warburg syndrome is a genetic disorder that is seen most often among the Ashkenazi Jewish population. Its prevalence in this ethnic group is 1 in 90,000, with a carrier frequency of 1 in 150.
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Can Usher Syndrome Type III Be Detected Genetically?

Can Usher Syndrome Type III Be Detected Genetically? | goodstartgenetics | Scoop.it
Usher syndrome Type III is the rarest form of Usher syndrome. As a genetic disease, there are tests available to diagnose this illness, including prenatal tests.
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Information About Bloom's Syndrome

Bloom's syndrome is a disorder of the autosomal recessive nature. While it is quite rare for a patient to develop the disorder, it can be very...
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Information About Mucolipidosis

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The disease known as mucolipidosis is a type of metabolic disorder that is inherited from one’s parents. The disease has a great effect on the cell’s normal ability to turnover its contents. Today, the name ...
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Information About Fragile X Syndrome

Also referred to as Martin-Bell syndrome, Fragile X syndrome is most commonly found in the countries that make up South America. It is the most common single gene issue that will result in the patient developing autism or another mental disability.
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Information About Sickle Cell Disease

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Sickle cell disease is a term used to describe a group of hemoglobin disorders. Sickle cell anemia is a blood disorder in which the red blood cells of the body are shaped like a moon. Normal red blood cells are shaped like discs, which allow them to freely flow through the blood vessels in the body.
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How To Diagnosis Sickle Cell Disease

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There are different kinds of diseases. Some diseases could be contracted randomly or by coming into contact with something or someone infected with the disease. However, there are also diseases like sickle cell disease which are hereditary. 
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How To Diagnose Familial Dysautonomia

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Primarily affecting the nervous system, familial dysautonomia first appears during infancy with initial symptoms that include a reoccurrence of lung infections,
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Walker-Warburg Syndrome

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WWS, also known as Walker Warburg Syndrome, is a genetic condition passed on to children of parents with two recessive genes and it is a rare genetic multisystem disorder characterized by muscle di...
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What Is Canavan Disease?

What Is Canavan Disease? | goodstartgenetics | Scoop.it
Canavan disease is known by several other names such as: aminoacylase 2 deficiency, Canavan-Van Bogaert-Bertrand disease and aspartoacylase deficiency.
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Nemaline Myopathy - Diseases and Conditions - Health

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Nemaline Myopathy Nemaline myopathy is a genetically acquired disease that causes muscle weakness to varying degrees. It is a relatively rare disease with an estimated onset of 1 out of 50,000 individuals.
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Carrier Screening For Nemaline Myopathy - Articleswrap

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Becoming a new parent is a big step, and everyone wants to make sure that they are doing the right thing or at the very least the best thing for their little bundle of joy. When is it going overboard?
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Is Mucolipidoisis Genetic?

The term "mucolipidosis" refers to a set of inherited disorders of the metabolism that influence the body's turnover of a variety of materials at the cellular level. Four different types of disorder fall under this umbrella.
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