However, Dr Al Hejari revealed many still chose to undergo a Chorionic Villus Sampling (CVS) test at around 11 weeks and then get an abortion if a hereditary disease
was detected, often travelling abroad for the procedure - including to Saudi Arabia, Iran and Egypt.
Alpha-1 Protein protects against emphysema and is lacking in sufferers from the worst form of the hereditary disease
The Huntington's Disease Association (HDA) won the prestigious GlaxoSmithKline IMPACT Award for its outstanding contribution to improving the lives of people with the hereditary disease
across the UK.
The hereditary disease
was passed down to the reality star from her mother Kris Jenner.
Mohammed Abdallat, Director of Communicable Diseases in the Ministry, told Jordan News Agency (Petra) that a 4-year-old girl, who was suffering from a chronic hereditary disease
, was admitted to the Prince Hamza Hospital in a critical condition as laboratory tests confirmed she was infected with the H1N1 virus.
Orfadin is used in patients with hereditary disease
tyrosinaemia type 1 (HT-1), while Kepivance is indicated to decrease the incidence and duration of severe oral mucositis in patients with hematologic malignancies.
Scientists successfully implanted cells from healthy mice into animals with the hereditary disease
, Leber Congenital Amaurosis (LCA).
One of its unique selling points is its ability to conduct hereditary disease
analysis for a range of conditions with just one test, rather than having to test for each individually.
The madness of her grandfather, George III, was caused by porphyria, a hereditary disease
- but none of her descendants has suffered from it.
Though many Yemenis prefer marry into same family with their relatives for considerations related to tribal and social heritage, doctors said that the practice should be discontinued, following reports about a family of 200 people all carrying the same hereditary disease
About one in 3,500 people worldwide is affected with a hereditary disease
, retinitis pigmentosa, that causes the death of retinal cells and, eventually, blindness.
and her colleagues are testing the device on Abyssinian and Persian cats that have a hereditary disease
similar to retinitis pigmentosa in humans.
Blind from a hereditary disease
, Vicente Llanes, 42, came from the Philippines in 1997 seeking medical treatment.
Although most women under 30 regard breast cancer as a hereditary disease
and a major health worry, when asked to choose two conditions that would be a concern in older age, osteoporosis was only specified by just 8%.
Bandy, who was born with bilateral retinal dysplasia - a sometimes hereditary disease
that causes blindness - learned to read Braille when she was 3.