Genetics of Disease

  • Genetics of Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome

    This immune deficiency disorder primarily affects males. It is a genetic disorder related to a defect in immunoglobulin M production. There is no easy cure, but there are treatments available.
    By R. Elizabeth C. Kitchen June 29, 2011 

  • Headache Genetics: First Genetic Marker for Migraines Discovered

    Hundreds of millions are affected by migraine headaches and current drugs for treating them are suboptimal. it has long been thought that better treatments will come once their underlying genetic cause(s) are known. This article describes the...
    By bjlbyron June 28, 2011 

  • Nasa-Hakola Disease Overview

    Nasa-Hakola disease is a rare genetic condition that devastates the brain and skeletal system and almost always leads to premature death. Read on to learn more about this troubling disorder and its underlying genetic causes.
    By bjlbyron June 27, 2011 


  • Alstrom Syndrome Overview

    Learn the causes and key symptoms of Alstrom syndrome. Find treatment options and possible preventatives to delay the onset.
    By Blaise Wellesley June 27, 2011 

  • Genetics of Factor V Leiden Thrombophilia

    Are you looking for more information on genetics of factor v leiden thrombophilia? If so, read on to learn more about this genetic disorder.
    By R. Elizabeth C. Kitchen June 27, 2011 

  • Information for Patients of Familial Adenomatous Polyposis

    Are you looking for information on the genetics of familial adenomatous polyposis? If so, read on.
    By R. Elizabeth C. Kitchen June 27, 2011 


  • Genetics of Wilson Disease

    Are you looking for more information on Wilson disease? If so, read on to learn more about this disease and the genetics of Wilson disease.
    By R. Elizabeth C. Kitchen June 27, 2011 

  • Hydrolethalus Syndrome Guide

    Hydrolethalus syndrome is a devastating genetic disorder that causes death at or near the time of birth in every individual who is inflicted with it. This article describes this always lethal disorder and its underlying genetic cause.
    By bjlbyron June 27, 2011 

  • Guide to Ablepharon-Macrostomia Syndrome

    Learn more about the rare orphan Ablepharon-Macrostomia syndrome, including potential etiologies and inheritance patterns.
    By Blaise Wellesley June 27, 2011 

  • An Overview of Lysinuric Protein Intolerance

    Lysinuric protein intolerance is a genetic disorder in which the body is unable to break down certain amino acids. Individuals who have this condition suffer from numerous symptoms, many of which are severe. Read on to learn more about this devastating...
    By bjlbyron June 27, 2011 
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