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Scientists Find That Chromosomal Abnormalities Are Associated with Aging and Cancer by Medline Plus Posted Mon 07 May 2012 12:01pm Two new studies have found that large structural abnormalities in chromosomes, some of which have been associated with increased risk of cancer, can be detected in a small fraction of people without a prior history of cancer. The studies found that these alterations in chromosomes ... Read on »
PGD and Chromosomal Abnormalities. by blossomivfindia Posted Sat 27 Apr 2013 7:52am Pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) refers to genetic profiling of embryos prior to implantation into the uterus, and sometimes even of oocytes prior to fertilization. Procedural implantation of PGD is considered another way to Pre implantation Genetic Testing check for problems in a baby before it is born. Pre implantation genetic diagnosis ( ... Read on »
Chromosomal abnormalities are recognized factors behind man having a baby problems by winter1101 Posted Sat 20 Apr 2013 4:06pm The irregular implantation, expectant mothers identification of pregnancy, creation of placenta as well as cardiovascular system cause mortality during this time period. Embryonic fatality is most popular during Ist fortnight of pregnancy (Wani 2005a). Herbs Treat Adenomyosis Symptoms. Some family genes essential for the creation of these typ ... Read on »
NIH Scientists Visualize How Cancer Chromosome Abnormalities Form in Living Cells by Medline Plus Posted Thu 08 Aug 2013 3:54pm Source: National Cancer Institute - Related MedlinePlus Page: Cancer Read on »
Chromosomes and Myeloma by Teresa K. Patient Expert Posted Wed 14 Jan 2009 8:34pm As I was struggling to understand the results of Richard's recent cytogenetic studies, I stumbled on a new publication in Mayo Clinic Proceedings that really added to my understanding of the genetic/chromosomal aspects of myeloma. I was able to download the article from here. The complete citation can be found at the end of the post. But I dig ... Read on »
Get It Down, 31 for 21 (Day 2) by Stephanie B. Patient Expert Posted Fri 02 Oct 2009 10:01pm  ** Just a disclaimer, my personal thoughts are in italics  Down syndrome: Excerpt from Professional Guide to Diseases (Eighth Edition) The first disorder attributed to a chromosome aberration, Down syndrome (trisomy 21) characteristically produces mental retardation, dysmorphic facial features, and other distinctive physical abn ... Read on »
The Other Problem with IVF... by Linda MacDonald Glenn Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 10:28pm The findings of three US studies have caused some to believe that all eggs used for IVF should be screened for defects. Because the increase of chromosomal abnormalities and miscarriage increases with age, the UK currently recommends screening only for women over 35 or women who have undergone repeated miscarriages or IVF attempts. The scre ... Read on »
Genetics Home Reference: mycosis fungoides by Posted Tue 05 Mar 2013 2:44pm On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis Additional information Other names Glossary definitions Reviewed March 2013 What is mycosis fungoides? Mycosis fungoides is the most common form of a type of cancer called c ... Read on »
Genetics Home Reference: Sézary syndrome by Posted Tue 05 Mar 2013 2:46pm On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis Additional information Other names Glossary definitions Reviewed March 2013 What is Sézary syndrome? Sézary syndrome is an aggressive form of a type of cancer called cutane ... Read on »
Left brain/right brain is probably jumping the gun by Jonathan Mitchel Patient Expert Posted Thu 30 Apr 2009 11:42pm Much media attention has been given to some recent studies on the genetics of autism showing some abnormalities on chromosome 5. Whether this is a major breakthrough in autism or just some other studies that have provoked some hype and hustle is open to question. What is not surprising to this blogger is that Kev Leitch of left brain/right bra ... Read on »