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Latest Genetic disorder Stories

2011-06-15 22:24:31

When Noah and Alexis Beery were diagnosed with cerebral palsy at age 2, their parents thought they at last had an answer to the problems that had plagued their twin infants from birth.

2011-06-15 13:38:00

HOUSTON , June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When Noah and Alexis Beery were diagnosed with cerebral palsy at age 2, their parents thought they at last had an answer to the problems that had plagued their twin infants from birth.

2011-06-13 07:50:05

Yale researchers have discovered that hundreds of small genetic variations are associated with autism spectrum disorders.

2011-04-26 00:00:27

A first for the Columbia fertility center, a specialized diagnostic procedure is used to help a couple stop the transmission of Huntington's disease. West Columbia, SC (PRWEB) April 25, 2011 Imagine being faced with this choice...

2011-04-07 19:02:10

A new study demonstrates that a procedure used in preconception diagnosis to identify eggs that are free of genetic disease might not work well in all cases.

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2011-04-06 10:15:00

The Human Genetics Commission (HGC), upon the request for advice from the U.K. National Screening Committee, reported that genetic tests for inherited diseases should be made widely available to couples before pregnancy.

2011-04-06 07:51:20

A specific genetic defect in one Chinese family shows that high blood pressure was inherited from the mother.

2011-04-01 01:14:41

A specific genetic defect in one Chinese family shows that high blood pressure was inherited from the female parent, researchers report in Circulation Research: Journal of the American Heart Association.

2011-03-01 12:45:26

By working with Canadians of French ancestry who suffer a rare genetic disease, researchers have discovered how three genes contribute to abnormal growth, making a breakthrough that will improve our understanding of many disorders such as foetal and childhood growth retardation, abnormal development of body parts and cancer.

2011-02-28 04:05:00

95 Percent of Rare Diseases Have No Approved Drug Treatments; Treat46le T-shirt Honors Millions of Rare Disease Patients Living With Little Hope NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wear That You Care(TM).


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