genetic disease :
- n a disease or disorder that is inherited genetically
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- Student promotes awareness of rare disease — his own
Preparing to head to D.C. Owen Shipp of Columbia Falls Junior High, is lining up funding for a trip to Washington, D.C., in December as part of the Global Genes Project, which will lobby Congress on behalf of rare genetic diseases.
June 12, 2013 - Hungry Horse News
- Carlsbad toddler is poster child for cystic fibrosis bike ride
A genetic disease that affects both the lungs and digestive system claims lives every day. Cystic fibrosis, also known as 65 Roses, is an inherited disease that affects quality of life. The CF gene mutation is passed to children by their parents. Genes also decide a lot of other body characteristics, including height, hair color and eye color.
June 9, 2013 - Carlsbad Current-Argus
- Common genetic disease linked to father's age
Scientists have unlocked the mystery of why new cases of the genetic disease Noonan syndrome are so common; a mutation that causes the disease disproportionately increases a normal father's production of sperm carrying the disease trait.
June 7, 2013 - Science Daily