hereditary disease


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hereditary disease

[hə′red·ə‚ter·ē di‚zēz]
(medicine)
A genetically determined illness transmitted from parent to child.
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In 1997, the Hereditary Disease Foundation formed the Cure Huntington's Disease Initiative, directed by the Cure Committee, a prestigious group of scientists including members of the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine.
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The Hereditary Disease Foundation organized and supported the "Gene Hunters," a group of investigators who worked for more than a decade looking for the HD gene.
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QIAGEN s hereditary disease solution addresses the NGS analysis bottleneck by delivering seamless and highly accurate end-to-end workflows for the identification and interpretation of causal variants in hereditary and rare diseases from NGS data.
However, Dr Al Hejari revealed many still chose to undergo a Chorionic Villus Sampling (CVS) test at around 11 weeks and then get an abortion if a hereditary disease was detected, often travelling abroad for the procedure - including to Saudi Arabia, Iran and Egypt.
Alpha-1 Protein protects against emphysema and is lacking in sufferers from the worst form of the hereditary disease
A LIVERPOOLBASED charity has won a national award for tackling hereditary disease across the UK.
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Mohammed Abdallat, Director of Communicable Diseases in the Ministry, told Jordan News Agency (Petra) that a 4-year-old girl, who was suffering from a chronic hereditary disease, was admitted to the Prince Hamza Hospital in a critical condition as laboratory tests confirmed she was infected with the H1N1 virus.
Scientists successfully implanted cells from healthy mice into animals with the hereditary disease, Leber Congenital Amaurosis (LCA).
Younis Al Balushi, a 33-year-old married man, admitted that he went for the tests before his marriage because his family members suffer from a hereditary disease.

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