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… NHGRI researchers identify gene for inherited bleeding disorder … Archive …
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Researchers identified connections in the brain that children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may inherit from their parents.
… researchers have identified different connections in the brain that children may inherit from their parents and are … … One of the most common childhood neuropsychiatric disorders, ADHD is highly heritable - meaning that genes play … and ranked them according to which were most likely to be inherited and play a role in ADHD. We're now asking which …
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… Gene Discovery Opens Door to Further Research In Inherited Neurological Disorders … Archive …
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An inherited trait is one that is genetically determined.
Inherited … An inherited trait is one that is genetically determined. … Inherited Trait, Mendelian Genetics, Genes, Family Health History, Genealogy … An inherited trait is one that is genetically determined. …
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… Discover Genetic Defect Responsible For Devastating Brain Disorder Among Amish Babies … Archive …
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When it comes to Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), genetics do make an impact.
… , NHGRI researchers examined people with ADHD to map brain connections, called white matter tracts, tied to the … of nerve fibers in and transfers information across the brain. With the help of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and … advancement. What's more, ADHD is a leading risk for mood disorders, substance abuse and even car accidents. With this …
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Mendelian inheritance refers to patterns of inheritance that are characteristic of organisms that reproduce sexually.
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A new study examines why some people grow out of childhood attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), while others continue to have symptoms as adults.
… partly lose the usual balance of connections between brain networks that control action and those that control … Researchers have argued that this imbalance - between the brain "online" and the brain "offline"- might account for the lapses of attention …
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A list of genetic, orphan and rare diseases under investigation by researchers at or associated with the National Human Genome Research Institute.
… in the DNA sequence away from the normal sequence. Genetic disorders can be caused by a mutation in one gene (monogenic … component. Some diseases are caused by mutations that are inherited from the parents and are present in an individual … that occur during a person's life. Such mutations are not inherited from a parent, but occur either randomly or due to …