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A genetic disorder is a disease caused in whole or in part by a "variation" (a different form) or "mutation" (alteration) of a gene.
Researching the history of reproductive medicine during the Nazi era is still taboo

Researching the history of reproductive medicine during the Nazi era is still taboo

Gene chip technology can detect one of the commonest cystic fibrosis (CF) genetic mutations with 100% accuracy

Gene chip technology can detect one of the commonest cystic fibrosis (CF) genetic mutations with 100% accuracy

Current legislation on preimplantation genetic diagnosis in Germany does not reflect the views of the general public

Current legislation on preimplantation genetic diagnosis in Germany does not reflect the views of the general public

Oldest evidence yet of a human hereditary genetic disorder found

Oldest evidence yet of a human hereditary genetic disorder found

Cornelia de Lange syndrome gene discovered

Cornelia de Lange syndrome gene discovered

Recommended guidelines to govern genetic testing in Europe

Recommended guidelines to govern genetic testing in Europe

Breakthrough in gene therapy

Breakthrough in gene therapy

Fibroid tumors lack crucial structural protein

Fibroid tumors lack crucial structural protein

Fibroid tumors affecting many American women lack a key protein helps hold tissues together

Fibroid tumors affecting many American women lack a key protein helps hold tissues together

Specialists work to overcome Huntington's disease

Specialists work to overcome Huntington's disease

Discovery of the gene for Cornelia de Lange syndrome

Discovery of the gene for Cornelia de Lange syndrome

Researchers identify new genes that control the formation of cilia found throughout the human body

Researchers identify new genes that control the formation of cilia found throughout the human body

New research center created by leading blood and marrow transplant organizations

New research center created by leading blood and marrow transplant organizations

Embryo testing could produce babies who might aid sick siblings

Embryo testing could produce babies who might aid sick siblings

FDA requires pancreatic extract manufacturers to get approval to remain on the market

FDA requires pancreatic extract manufacturers to get approval to remain on the market

FDA mandates approval for all pancreatic enzyme replacements

FDA mandates approval for all pancreatic enzyme replacements

Discovery shows how single genetic mutation can cause complex disorders

Discovery shows how single genetic mutation can cause complex disorders

Spice turmeric corrects the cystic fibrosis defect

Spice turmeric corrects the cystic fibrosis defect

Japanese scientists have created a viable mouse derived from two genetic mothers with no contribution by a male animal

Japanese scientists have created a viable mouse derived from two genetic mothers with no contribution by a male animal

Turmeric corrects the cystic fibrosis defect

Turmeric corrects the cystic fibrosis defect