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Genetic Disorders
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurological disorder that affects a person's ability to control their behavior and pay attention to tasks.
… Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurological disorder that affects a … with ADHD. Research has shown that ADHD can have a genetic basis, which means that it is likely that a person … ADHD, Attention Span, Autism, Neurological Disorder, Genetic Disorder, Genetic Condition, Gene Mutation … …
For Patients and Families
A list of genetic, orphan and rare diseases under investigation by researchers at or associated with the National Human Genome Research Institute.
… Many human diseases have a genetic component. Some of these conditions are under … Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI). … This list of genetic, orphan and rare diseases is provided for … only and is by no means comprehensive. … A genetic disorder is a disease caused in whole or in part by a change …
Genetic Disorders
Tay-Sachs disease is a fatal genetic disorder that results in progressive destruction of the nervous system.
… Tay-Sachs disease is a fatal genetic disorder that results in progressive destruction of the nervous system. … Tay-Sachs disease (TSD) is a fatal genetic disorder, most commonly occurring in children, that …
For Patients and Families
Genetic professionals provide information and support to individuals or families who have genetic disorders or may be at risk for inherited conditions.
Genetic professionals work as members of health care teams … and support to individuals or families who have genetic disorders or may be at risk for inherited conditions. … Genetic professionals: Assess the risk of a genetic disorder by researching a family's history, evaluating …
Clinical Research
The Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Genetic Research Study explores the genetic factors contributing to ADHD to improve treatment in the future.
… The Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Genetic Research Study is exploring the genetic factors that contribute to ADHD, with the hope of …
Genetic Disorders
Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease is a genetic disorder characterized by the growth of numerous cysts in both kidneys.
… Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) is a genetic disorder characterized by the growth of numerous cysts in … and in all races. Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is a genetic disorder characterized by the growth of numerous …
Talking Glossary
Autosomal recessive is a pattern of inheritance characteristic of some genetic disorders.
… Autosomal Recessive Disorder … Autosomal recessive is a pattern of inheritance characteristic of some genetic disorders. … Autosomal recessive is a pattern of inheritance characteristic of some genetic disorders. “Autosomal” means that the gene in …
Genetic Disorders
Osteogenesis imperfecta is a genetic disorder that causes a person's bones to break easily, often from little or no apparent trauma.
… Osteogenesis imperfecta is a genetic disorder that causes a person's bones to break easily, often … or no apparent trauma. … Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a genetic disorder that causes a person's bones to break …
Research Training
One-year residency in Medical Biochemical Genetics that trains physicians to diagnose, manage and counsel patients with metabolic genetic disorders.
… to diagnose, manage and counsel patients with metabolic genetic disorders. … The NHGRI program is unparalleled in several respects. It exposes students to rare genetic disorders that might not be seen in a more typical … Mitochondrial diseases, metabolic disorders and cardio-genetic diseases Carlos Ferreira, M.D. Skeletal dysplasias, …
Genetic Disorders
Neurofibromatosis is a genetic neurological disorder that can affect the brain, spinal cord, nerves and skin.
… Neurofibromatosis is a genetic neurological disorder that can affect the brain, spinal cord, nerves and skin. … Neurofibromatosis (NF) is a genetic neurological disorder that can affect the brain, …