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Genetic Disorders and Birth Defects

Find out everything you need to know about Genetic Disorders including symptoms, treatment, causes, management and more.

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5 Resources for People with Spinal Muscular Atrophy
Find out everything you need to know about Genetic Disorders including symptoms, treatment, causes, management and more.Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a group of rare genetic disorders that interfere with the nervou...

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What Are the Different Types of NF?
Find out everything you need to know about Genetic Disorders including symptoms, treatment, causes, management and more.Neurofibromatosis (NF) is a rare genetic disorder caused by mutations to tumor suppressor genes. ...

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What is the Treatment for Spinal Muscular Atrophy?
Find out everything you need to know about Genetic Disorders including symptoms, treatment, causes, management and more.Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is the name given to a collection of rare genetic disorders that af...

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Acute Porphyrias and Pain
Find out everything you need to know about Genetic Disorders including symptoms, treatment, causes, management and more.Pain functions like a warning system for the body. When...

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5 Resources for NF Patients and Parents
Find out everything you need to know about Genetic Disorders including symptoms, treatment, causes, management and more.Neurofibromatosis (NF) is a rare genetic disorder that affects people of all ages. For some, sign...

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What You Need to Know About Hereditary Angioedema
Find out everything you need to know about Genetic Disorders including symptoms, treatment, causes, management and more.Hereditary angioedema, abbreviated as HAE, is a disorder where people experience recurring episod...

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Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria: A Glossary of Terms
Find out everything you need to know about Genetic Disorders including symptoms, treatment, causes, management and more.Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria (PNH) is a life-thr...

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Choosing a College or University When You Have SMA
Find out everything you need to know about Genetic Disorders including symptoms, treatment, causes, management and more.Decisions about education are challenging for everyone. But when you or a loved one is living wit...

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How Stress Affects Hereditary Angioedema
Find out everything you need to know about Genetic Disorders including symptoms, treatment, causes, management and more.Also called HAE, hereditary angioedema is a genetic dis...

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How Porphyria Can Impact Sleep (And What to Do About It)
Find out everything you need to know about Genetic Disorders including symptoms, treatment, causes, management and more.Porphyria refers to a group of rare metabolic disorders...
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