congenital disease


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congenital disease

[kən′jen·əd·əl di′zēz]
(medicine)
Any disorder or disease state that is present at birth.
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Their primary issue is the congenital disease, whereas noncongenital patients generally have diabetes or compromised renal function, for example, or serious peripheral vascular disease along with coronary disease.
The researchers were investigating how a cluster of congenital diseases known as 'RASopathies', - defects caused by mutations in different genes in the so-called 'RAS pathway', develop.
Two weeks after being surgically transplanted into either fetal or newborn rats with a congenital disease identical to the rare human myelin disorder Pelizaeus-Merzbacher disease, the laboratory-grown cells had developed into numerous myelin sheaths around nerve fibers previously without myelin.
One person has a congenital disease and is losing mobility due to deteriorating brain membranes, Ahlam said.
Six years ago, at age 25, married and the mother of a son, Summers was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, a congenital disease that clogs lungs and leaves its victims unable to breathe.
Apert syndrome is a rare congenital disease caused by one of two mutations in fibroblast growth factor (Fgf) receptor 2 that presents with severe craniofacial malformations, as well as other developmental defects, including heart and limb defects.
Blackfan-Diamond anaemia is a congenital disease that prevents the bone marrow from producing the red blood cells needed to carry oxygen throughout the body," explained Dr.
The discovery may offer prospective parents a non-invasive way of testing for any congenital disease.
Summary: The 'Nabadat' initiative that provides free heart surgeries for children with congenital disease is expanding its services to different countries across the globe.
News & World Report's 2013-14 Best Children's Hospitals” and among the Top 10 on Parents magazine's 2013 “Best Children's Hospitals” lists, Nationwide Children's Hospital is one of the nation's largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric healthcare networks providing care for infants, children, adolescents and adult patients with congenital disease.
She's referring to the foundation's Champions of Children gala, ``An Evening of Wine & 65 Roses'' that was held at the Warner Center Marriott Hotel in Woodland Hills to honor people who have made a difference in the lives of children diagnosed with the congenital disease that affects the pancreas and respiratory system.
Under the 1990 Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act, embryos less than 14 days old may be used for specific research purposes, such as promoting advances in the treatment of fertility, increasing knowledge about the causes of congenital disease, and developing methods for detecting genetic abnormalities.

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