June 02, 2021 10:26 am
Women are more prone to some health conditions through genetics. But there are tests available to detect them
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Genetic disorder is any disease triggered by a change in the DNA sequence either in fragments or whole.
February 19, 2021 11:27 am
The Novartis manufactured Zolgensma gene therapy to treat spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is the most expensive medicine globally; it costs 2.1 million US dollars, about Rs 15.24 crore in Indian currency.
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Known as preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD), the testing helps identify as many as 400 genetic defects in five-day-old embryos before they are transferred to the mother’s womb.
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"I have this thing called Ectrodactyly and it causes my pinky fingers to look the way they do," Hailey Baldwin revealed.
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The singer-turned-motivational speaker on why people need to think beyond disability.
August 15, 2019 4:30 pm
For those who awaken in the middle of the night, it is advised getting regular exercise, avoiding a big meal close to bedtime and not stressing about not sleeping.
June 21, 2019 12:45 pm
Achondroplasia is a genetic bone disorder affecting about one in every 25,000 infants. It is caused by a mutation in the FGFR3 gene that impairs the growth of bones in the limbs, the spine, and base of the skull.
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The terminally ill two-year-old son of an American couple who served as the best man at their wedding last week died Tuesday.
July 21, 2013 3:01 am
The state governments alleged delay in release of funds for haemophilia has led to lack of availability of factors to treat this rare genetic disorder in medical colleges across the state.