genetic abnormality

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Previous research has shown that the genetic abnormality develops while in the womb but it takes an average of three or four years for the child to develop leukaemia.
If the test shows a genetic abnormality, the expecting parents may decide to abort the pregnancy.
Ramon Brugada, a cardiology fellow at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, identified the location of a genetic abnormality on the long arm of chromosome 10.
Where the rubber will meet the road in this area is when the biotechnology industry starts to produce compounds that mimic or replace necessary endogenous chemicals that are either deficient or absent because of some genetic abnormality.
The animal has a genetic abnormality of myelination, but it also loses myelin with time, developing progressive neurological symptoms.
In most cases, a genetic abnormality involving the Bcr-Abl protein, a tyrosine kinase encoded by the Philadelphia chromosome, results in constantly activated growth of cancer cells.
The review also found that only 19% of children with autism and mitochondrial dysfunction had an identifiable genetic abnormality that could account for the dysfunction.
The team has identified the genetic abnormality that causes Ovarian Hyper Stimulation Syndrome, which affects up to a third of the 40,000 women undergoing IVF each year.
Joubert's syndrome is a genetic abnormality inherited in an autosomal recessive fashion.
She had an abortion in England after one of her foetuses stopped developing and the other was diagnosed with a genetic abnormality.
A study of 23 sites across Europe showed an overall 40% increased risk of genetic abnormality within three kilometres of toxic dumps.
A genetic abnormality in people with cancer of the esophagus might guide physicians in diagnosing and treating such patients and could become an indicator of cancer recurrences, report researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore.
A series of tests reveals that the girl has an XY genotype, a genetic abnormality called testicular feminization that occurs in approximately one in 50,000 females.
CMDX' CGAT array is designed to provide a greater capability to accurately identify the specific inherited genetic abnormality that is the cause of the clinical disorder.
Recovery from procedure to repair genetic abnormality in cerebral blood vessel expected to take three to four weeks.