Hemophilia, Klinefelter syndrome and canavan disease are examples of genetic diseases, note Mayo Clinic, WebMD and Genetics Home Reference. Canavan disease impairs the working ability of neurons in the brain, leading to ... More »

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Some types of genetic diseases are Tay-Sachs disease, sickle cell disease and cystic fibrosis, according to Mayo Clinic and the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. Huntington's chorea is another genetic disease, no... More »

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Several genetic conditions, which run in families, are linked to heart disease, such as hypertension, abnormal blood lipids, high cholesterol and type 2 diabetes, according to the World Heart Federation. Another genetic ... More »

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Some common genetic diseases are cystic fibrosis, trisomy 13, Down syndrome, Tay-Sachs disease, Turner syndrome, Klinefelter syndrome and Huntington's disease. Genetic disorders can involve chromosomal defects in which t... More »

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The life expectancy for someone with common variable immune deficiency is based on how often and how severely an individual becomes ill, according to Genetics Home Reference. Individuals with the disorder are typically a... More »

Anencephaly is a condition that hinders normal brain and skull bone development, according to Genetics Home Reference. During the first couple of weeks of embryonic development, the neural tube that develops into the cen... More »

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The risk of inheriting Parkinson's disease is rare and is the cause of about 15 percent of actual Parkinson's cases, according to Genetics Home Reference. Variations and mutations of some genes have the potential to resu... More »

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