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November 1, 2016: Is there any evidence that Parry Romberg Syndrome is genetic?
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October 27, 2016: What does the schizophrenic gene look like?
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October 6, 2016: Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) runs in a friend's family. If their son inherited it, what are the chances that the son's children will have DMD?
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June 22, 2016: I have a genetic heart condition called apical hypertrophic cardiomyopathy both my parents and my brother are not affected by this condition however it seems one of my father's mother's brothers was. Is it genetic? If so, how is it passed on?
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November 5, 2015: Father has active sickle cell anemia.  Daughter has trait and boyfriend has trait.  What percentage chance will their offspring have of acquiring active sickle cell anemia?
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August 12, 2015: How do people get Friedreich's ataxia and who is most likely to get it?
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June 3, 2015: My grandfather's brother has a genetic mutation, BRCA, and my grandfather's brother's daughter has it, too. My father's sister does not have it. What are the odds I have this mutation?
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May 14, 2015: Why is it not as dangerous as people used to think for first cousins to have children together?
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March 4, 2015: A friend of mine just told me his great uncle was diagnosed with Huntington’s disease?  What are his chances for having the disease?  And what about his son?
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November 6, 2014: My son had recently been diagnosed with a rare genetic condition.  It is typically thought of as a recessive condition, but latest research suggests that it could be transferred through tri-allelic inheritance.   Can you please explain this type of inheritance?
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