Results for: Genetics-of-disease

Is hemophilia a genetic disease?

Yes it is inherited. There is a defect on the gene that causes blood to clot. Usually the mother is the carrier and they pass it on to their sons. If the father has hemophilia (MORE)
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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 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)
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Is crohn's disease a genetic disorder?

There is a genetic component as family members of affected people are more likely to get it, however, most people with Crohn's Disease do not have affected family members so t (MORE)