Sunday, Oct 02, 2022

genetic disorder


Bengaluru: Seven-month-old baby diagnosed with extremely rare genetic disorder

January 25, 2022 7:38 pm

Owing to the minimal therapeutic intervention available for the BENTA disease, the treatment given to Vijayendra is experimental and based on his reactions to previous treatments, said doctors.

Genetic health conditions every woman should know about

June 02, 2021 10:26 am

Women are more prone to some health conditions through genetics. But there are tests available to detect them

Worried about risk of genetic disorders among kids? This is how IVF can help

March 01, 2021 6:26 pm

Genetic disorder is any disease triggered by a change in the DNA sequence either in fragments or whole.

Couple hopes to crowdfund Rs 16 crore to treat 2-year-old son’s genetic disorder

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.

How to eliminate the risk of inherited disorders in your child

November 21, 2020 2:28 pm

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.

Hailey Baldwin explains her 'crooked' fingers. Know about the genetic condition

January 30, 2020 3:59 pm

"I have this thing called Ectrodactyly and it causes my pinky fingers to look the way they do," Hailey Baldwin revealed.

Stop treating us differently, appeals rapper Sparsh Shah, born with a rare genetic disorder

November 26, 2019 8:56 am

The singer-turned-motivational speaker on why people need to think beyond disability.

Is your sleep cycle out of sync? It may be genetic

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.

Drug boosts growth in children with dwarfism: Study

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.

US ‘best man’ toddler dies of cancer

August 07, 2013 1:12 am

The terminally ill two-year-old son of an American couple who served as the best man at their wedding last week died Tuesday.