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What are some of the genetic diseases?

Parkinson's, Huntington's, muscular dystrophy, Tay Sachs, cystic fibrosis, sickle cell anemia, Turner's syndrome, Klinefelter's syndrome, Down syndrome.
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Is parkinsons disease a genetic disease?

Most people with Parkinson's disease have idiopathic Parkinson's disease (having no specific known cause). A small proportion of cases, however, can be attributed to known gen (MORE)

How can an infectious disease cause a genetic disease?

Rubella or German measles is noted example of such disease. Infection of this virus in first trimester of pregnancy probably causes change in genes of the foetus. There are va (MORE)

How genetic disease are passed down?

  Through genes...... More specifically, the interaction between the parents' dominant and recessive genes provides you with the probability that the offspring will have (MORE)

What is a genetic disease?

  A disease that you can transfer to your child by the DNA that you give. It is a disease that is encoded into your DNA and some of your old family members may show it or (MORE)

How do genetic diseases differ from infectious diseases?

Genetic diseases relate to the person's and parent's genes. The person has little to no control over the incidence of the condition, although a person's lifestyle can contribu (MORE)