Author: John Morales

Chromosomal Abnormalities and PGD

Pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) is a method aimed at eliminating embryos created by in vitro fertilization (IVF) that have abnormal chromosomes or carry a serious genetic disease before pregnancy begins. Genetic diagnosis of preimplantation (PGD) refers specifically to when one or even both of the genetic parents have a known genetic abnormality, and testing is conducted at an early level to determine if it does not carry a genetic anomaly.

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The Patient’s Guide to Simple Congenital Heart Defects

This is an abnormality in the function or structure of the heart. This includes things that affect the walls of the blood vessels, organ, that carries the blood to and from it, and the valves which regulate blood flow. Some CHDs are minor and cause no noticeable symptoms. Others so severe that they can place the patient’s life at risk.
There are a lot of congenital diseases known to man, but some of them can be corrected. Congenital tooth problem can be corrected easily. Are you from the Land Down Under? Then consider yourself lucky! If you’re wondering on best tooth implants in Sydney, just click on the link to find out.

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No Brainer Tips for Overall Good Health

All this time you have been trying to add years to your life, but have you ever paused and thought of actually adding life to these years? Have you ever thought of finding that one thing which can bring happiness to your life? Follow these tips to live a healthy life. 

Be Hygienic

This is a given. Probably, you heard that germs from dirty environment makes our immune system stronger. But too much of these germs can really get you sick. Take a bath whenever necessary. Also, don’t forget about your dental hygiene. Brush, floss and gargle everyday to maintain your teeth’s tip top shape.

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What you need to know about Hereditary Diseases

A hereditary disease is any condition caused by abnormality in a person’s genetic makeup/ genome. It can range from major to minor abnormality- from a gross abnormality involving subtraction/ addition of a whole chromosome/ set of chromosomes to a distinct mutation in one base of a particular gene’s DNA.
Some hereditary diseases are passed on from parents, whereas others result from acquired mutations/ changes in preexisting group of genes or one preexisting gene.
In most cases, mutations are caused by environmental exposure. In other cases, however, they occur randomly.

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