Prader-Willi Syndrome Life Expectancy
Early diagnosis and treatment are the most important markers that decide the prognosis and life expectancy of Prader-Willi syndrome. Read on to know more on this rare genetic disorder.
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Albino People
Albinism is a rare genetic disorder. Find out more about people suffering from this problem and their life by reading this article.
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Facts about Fragile X Syndrome
Children with fragile X syndrome have mild to moderate intellectual disability. The syndrome is named so, as the chromosome with the mutated gene appears as if it will break down. Read this Buzzle article to know important fragile...
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List of Genetic Diseases and Disorders
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Genetic diseases and disorders are the result of anomalies in a gene or an entire part of the chromosome of an individual. They may arise due to spontaneous mutations or may be inherited from the parents. The current article...
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Facts about Albinism
People with albinism usually have light color skin and hair, with impaired vision. However, the skin and hair color of each individual with albinism vary, depending upon the amount of pigment present. Here are some albinism facts.
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Birth Defects List
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A birth or congenital defect refers to the deformity a child is born with. Through the following article let us take a look at the facts and examples of birth defects.
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Genetic Disorders in Humans
There are thousands of genetic disorders in humans. Some are common whereas quite a few are rare. Whatever be their incidence, what is most vexing about these disorders is that scientists are still trying to find cures for these...
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Alexander Disease - Symptoms, Causes and Treatment
Alexander disease is a rare genetic disorder involving astrocyte malfunction and improper development of the myelin sheath. Given below are a few details pertaining to the genetic causes, types as well as the symptoms and treatment...
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Trisomy 13 Syndrome (Patau Syndrome)
Trisomy 13 syndrome, also known as Patau syndrome, is a congenital chromosomal abnormality. It occurs due to the presence of an extra copy of chromosome 13. Read on for some more facts about this disorder.
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Hereditary Diseases List
The hereditary diseases list is an endless one. However in this article, you can find a few genetic disease examples.
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Inherited Genetic Diseases
What is a genetic disease? How are genetic disorders inherited? Read on to find the answers.
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Spinocerebellar Ataxia: Symptoms and Treatment
Spinocerebellar ataxia is a degenerative genetic disease. It has many forms, each of them being so vast and complex that they can be coined as a disease themselves. Here's more...
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Prader-Willi Syndrome - Causes, Symptoms and Treatment
Prader-Willi syndrome is a rarely occurring genetic disorder caused due to mutation of the genes on chromosome 15.
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Facts About Cystic Fibrosis
Cystic fibrosis is a degenerative disease of the secretory glands. It affects many of the bodily functions, including respiration, digestion, and reproduction. More facts follow...
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Rare Genetic Diseases and Disorders
Genetic diseases are present throughout the life of an individual, some of which appear very early in life. They result in many chronic conditions that have no cure. Here are the rare genetic diseases and disorders that are seen in...
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Lesch-Nyhan Syndrome Symptoms
Lesch-Nyhan Syndrome or Lesch-Nyhan Disease is a rare genetic disorder occurring with both physiological as well as behavioral symptoms. Let us broaden our understanding of this uncommon illness by examining its symptoms and...
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Autosomal Dominant Genetic Disorder
Autosomal dominant genetic disorder is a genetic condition where just a single copy of mutant allele is required to express the defect in the progeny. The following article will explain more about the inheritance this genetic...
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Recessive Genetic Disorders
Autosomal recessive genetic disorders are those that requires a pair of mutated genes to express certain diseases. Some of the recessive genetic disorders in humans are explained in the following article. Read on to know more...
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Genetic Brain Disorders
Illnesses that affect the brain have adverse effects on nearly all parts of the body. Normal functioning of an individual, both physically and mentally is severely compromised due to the disease's far-reaching impact. If such...
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Rare Genetic Skin Disorders
There are many rare genetic skin disorders that affect the appearance of the skin. Some of these rare genetic skin diseases are covered in the following article. Read on, to know more about these rare skin conditions.
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Huntington's Disease Treatment
Huntington's disease treatment options include drug therapy, psychotherapy, speech therapy, etc. Scroll down to find out more about the causes, symptoms and treatment of Huntington's disease.
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Treatment of Hereditary Diseases
Hereditary diseases are passed down from one generation to the succeeding generation(s) through genes. A lot of research and development has been done with regards to treatment of hereditary diseases that deserves some attention....
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Most Common Genetic Diseases
Genetic diseases are those which result from abnormalities present in the genes. This article presents information about the most common genetic diseases that affect human beings.
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Huntington's Disease Symptoms
Changes in behavior and memory are some of the common Huntington's disease symptoms. In this article you will find causes, symptoms, and treatment of Huntington's disease.
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Hurler's Syndrome
Some genetic disorders that affect children are rare and have serious complications. One such disorder is Hurler's syndrome. The ensuing Buzzle article helps you comprehend the signs of this rare disorder and also its diagnosis and...
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Genetic Disorders in Babies
Genetic disorders in babies is caused by a glitch in the DNA. Addition, subtraction or mutation of genes leads to genetic disorders in babies. Let's have a look at the genetic disorders in babies list in the following article and...
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Pompe Disease Treatment
Pompe disease is caused by an inherited deficiency of an enzyme called acid alpha glucosidase. Its treatment involves a team of doctors and therapists as the disease starts affecting many of the body's systems and organs. Read on...
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Mitochondrial Disease Symptoms
Mitochondrial diseases are referred to as genetic diseases, as they arise due to damaged mitochondria. Leaf through this article to know more about mitochondrial disease symptoms in infants, children and adults.
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Mitochondrial Myopathy
Mitochondrial myopathies are a group of diseases and not just one particular disease. However, all these diseases affect only one thing in our body―the mitochondria.
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Autosomal Recessive Inheritance
Autosomal recessive inheritance is a result of a recessive mutation in one of the autosomes. This genetic defect affects children whose parents, both father and mother, are carriers of one recessive gene mutation. Since the...
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Prader-Willi Syndrome Symptoms
Prader willi syndrome is a complex genetic disorder that affects various parts of the body. This article discusses the symptoms regarding the same.
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Tay-Sachs Disease Symptoms
A child has a 25% chance of developing the Tay-Sachs disease, if both parents carry the defective Tay-Sachs gene on the chromosome 15. The following Buzzle write-up provides information on this fatal genetic disorder.
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Myopathy Symptoms
The symptoms of myopathy primarily include muscle weakness and stiffness. The following article discusses various these symptoms according to the types of this disease.
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Neurofibromatosis Symptoms
Neurofibromatosis is a genetic disorder that is classified into three types. The symptoms vary, depending on the type. The following article provides information on the symptoms of this medical condition.
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Genetic Disorders in Children
Nowadays it is not rare to find genetic disorders in children. This is the result of the lifestyle that people live these days. Most people generally don't understand the reason behind their unusual appearance and behavior. In this...
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Epicanthal Folds
Epicanthal fold, also known as 'epicanthus', is a common feature found in people with East Asian descent. However, for others it is the result of some congenital disorders. The following article sheds some light on this feature.
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Types of Genetic Disorders
A genetic disease is caused by an abnormality in a person's genome. This article discusses various types of genetic disorders.
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Werewolf Syndrome
Werewolf syndrome is a rare and unusual genetic disorder that causes abnormal hair growth on the body. Here is a brief overview about the condition.
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Epidermodysplasia Verruciformis
Epidermodysplasia verruciformis (EV) is usually suspected with the appearance of generalized wart-like lesions early in life. A major concern for those affected by this condition is that the lesions may transform into skin cancer....
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Angelman Syndrome Symptoms
Angelman syndrome comprises slow mental and physical developments. Children born with this disorder walk with jerky movements and are chirpy people, who can be easily conduced to laugh.
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Brittle Bone Disease Symptoms
In this following Buzzle article, we will learn about brittle bone disease symptoms, the life expectancy of a person who's suffering from this condition, and the causes of the same. So also, we will understand the different...
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Friedreich's Ataxia: Symptoms and Treatment
Friedreich's ataxia is an inherited disease, that causes a failure in muscle coordination which results in an unsteady gait and imbalance of limb or eye movements, and abnormal speech. To know more about Friedreich's ataxia, its...
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Crouzon Syndrome
Crouzon syndrome is a genetic disorder resulting in the distortion of the shape of the head and face. This disorder affecting nearly 16 million people is caused by the fusion of the skull bones, leading to abnormal growth of the...
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Neurofibromatosis: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment
Neurofibromatosis is a genetic disorder of the nervous system which mainly affects the development and growth of neural cell tissues. This article provides some information on the causes, symptoms, and treatment of this disorder.
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Examples of Beneficial Mutation
Mutation, a change in the sequence of genes, is divided into various types such as beneficial, harmful, and neutral, based on their effects. We are here to discuss beneficial mutation in detail.
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Causes and Symptoms of Klinefelter Syndrome
Klinefelter Syndrome is a genetic sex disorder that occurs due to an error during sex cell division. It occurs when, instead of 46 chromosomes in the human cell, a total of 47 are present, wherein the extra chromosome is an X...
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Centronuclear Myopathy - Symptoms, Causes and Treatment
Centronuclear myopathy is a genetic disorder and it involves muscle tissues related problems and centrally positioned nuclei of muscle cells.
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Canavan Disease - Symptoms, Causes and Treatment
Canavan disease is a genetic disorder caused due to mutation in gene that helps in production of the Aspartoacylase enzyme.
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Aicardi Syndrome - Causes, Symptoms and Treatment
Aicardi syndrome is a genetic disorder caused due to gene mutations, and is mainly found in females. Its occurrence in males is very rare and lethal.
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Facts about Huntington's Disease
Huntington's disease is a hereditary disorder of the brain, which is caused by the degeneration of certain nerve cells. Only 1 to 3 percent of individuals affected by this disorder showed no family history. This article provides...
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Fragile X Syndrome - Symptoms, Causes and Treatment
Fragile X syndrome is a genetic disorder related to behavioral, intellectual, emotional, and physical characteristics of a person and is a result of gene mutation.
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Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
Spinal Muscular Atrophy, SMA for short, is a genetically transmitted disease, which can result in the progressive weakening and degeneration of muscles. This Buzzle article presents to you, the various types of this disease and the...
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Trisomy 18 (Edwards Syndrome)
Trisomy 18, also known as Edwards syndrome is a genetic disorder. This severe condition is caused due to the presence of an extra copy of the 18th chromosome in every cell of the body.
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