Genetic Diseases and Conditions
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October 18, 2017:
Dad is color blind, mom isn’t. They have 2 daughters and both are not color blind. When the girls marry someone who isn’t color blind, will their kids be color blind?
September 19, 2017:
How does cancer immunotherapy work?
September 11, 2017:
If someone’s sister is a carrier for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, what are that person’s chances for being a carrier too? No one in the family has muscular dystrophy.
July 18, 2017:
How do scientists cure sickle cell disease?
June 28, 2017:
I have sickle cell trait and my husband does not. We have had two children with sickle cell trait. Does that mean our third one will not?
June 22, 2017:
I have a brother who is suffering from Fragile X syndrome (full mutation). I wanted to know, given that I am male, what my chances of being a carrier are. How will the future generations of my family be affected by this?
May 9, 2017:
I found out that I am heterozygous for the H63D hemochromatosis mutation. I'm really worried, because I've read that it's associated with neurodegenerative diseases. Is this true? Does this mean I will get a neurodegenerative disease? Also, is this kind of mutation uncommon?
March 7, 2017:
Can a baby be born lactose intolerant?
February 27, 2017:
I am worried about familial ALS because I have rs3849942(A;A). Does this mean I for sure will end up with ALS?
February 7, 2017:
My sister in law has 4 kids with the last one having the genetic disorder Kabuki Syndrome. I have read that if the kid is a boy, the syndrome is carried by the mother, who in this case is my husband's sister.
What is the probability of my husband carrying it? When is the best testing for it? Should we test him before a future pregnancy or the fetus once pregnant?
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January 3, 2006:
¿Es la diabetes una enfermedad genética?
July 19, 2005: Hay muchos casos de Lupus en mi familia del lado de mi mamá. Tanto mi mamá y mi hermana menor lo tienen. ¿Es el Lupus genético? Puedo pasar se lo a mis hijas? Quiero saber – he visto lo que esta enfermedad puede hacer. Quiero estar lista.