Race and health
Race and health refers to the relationship between individual health and one's race and ethnicity. Differences in health status, health outcomes, life expectancy, and many other indicators of health i...
The Extraordinary Case Of The Guevedoces
The discovery of a small community in the Dominican Republic, where some males are born looking like girls and only grow penises at puberty, has led to the development of a blockbuster drug that has h...
Yale Study Identifies ‘Major Player’ In Skin Cancer Genes
The role of mutations in numerous genes and genomic changes in the development of melanoma — a skin cancer with over 70,000 new cases reported in the United States each year — is well established and ...
Genetic disorders
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Genetic disorders
A genetic disorder is an illness caused by one or more abnormalities in the genome, especially a condition that is present from birth (congenital). Most genetic disorders are quite rare and affect on...
Heterozygote advantage
A heterozygote advantage (heterozygous advantage) describes the case in which the heterozygote genotype has a higher relative fitness than either the homozygote dominant or homozygote recessive genoty...
Race (classification of humans)
Race, as a social concept, is a group of people who share similar and distinct physical characteristics. First used to refer to speakers of a common language and then to denote national affiliations,...
Race (classification of humans) - Wikipedia
Race and genetics
The relationship between race and genetics is relevant to the controversy concerning race. In everyday life many societies classify populations into groups based on phenotypical traits and impressions...
Race and genetics - Wikipedia
Genetic association
Genetic association is the occurrence, more often than can be readily explained by chance, of two or more traits in a population of individuals, of which at least one trait is known to be genetic.Stud...
Race and health in the United States
Research on race and health in the United States shows many health disparities between the different racial/ethnic groups. The possible causes, such as genetics, socioeconomic factors, and racism, con...
Occipital horn syndrome
Occipital horn syndrome (OHS), formerly considered a variant of Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, is an X-linked recessive connective tissue disorder. It is caused by a deficiency in the transport of the essent...
The Extraordinary Case Of The Guevedoces
The discovery of a small community in the Dominican Republic, where some males are born looking like girls and only grow penises at puberty, has led to the development of a blockbuster drug that has h...
Isosorbide dinitrate/hydralazine
Isosorbide dinitrate/hydralazine is a fixed dose combination drug treatment specifically indicated for African Americans with congestive heart failure. It is a combination of hydralazine (an antihyper...
Focal palmoplantar keratoderma with oral mucosal hyperkeratosis
Palmoplantar keratodermas are a heterogeneous group of disorders characterized by abnormal thickening of the palms and soles.Autosomal recessive and dominant, X-linked, and acquired forms have all bee...
Li-Fraumeni syndrome
Li–Fraumeni syndrome is a rare cancer predisposition hereditary disorder characterized as autosomal dominant. It was named after two American physicians, Frederick Pei Li and Joseph F. Fraumeni, Jr., ...
Race (classification of human beings)
Race, as a social concept, is a group of people who share similar and distinct physical characteristics. First used to refer to speakers of a common language and then to denote national affiliations,...
Race (classification of human beings) - Wikipedia
Greig cephalopolysyndactyly syndrome
Greig cephalopolysyndactyly syndrome is a disorder that affects development of the limbs, head, and face. The features of this syndrome are highly variable, ranging from very mild to severe. People wi...
Greig cephalopolysyndactyly syndrome - Wikipedia
Medical genetics of Jews
The medical genetics of Jews is the study, screening, and treatment of genetic disorders more common in particular Jewish populations than in the population as a whole. The genetics of Ashkenazi Jews ...
New World Syndrome
New World Syndrome is a set of non-communicable diseases brought on by consumption of junk food and a sedentary lifestyle. Native Americans, the indigenous people of Oceania and perhaps other people ...
Guanidinoacetate methyltransferase deficiency
Guanidinoacetate methyltransferase deficiency, also called GAMT deficiency, is an autosomal recessive metabolic disorder that primarily affects the nervous system and muscles. It is the first observed...
Guanidinoacetate methyltransferase deficiency - Wikipedia
DiGeorge syndrome
22q11.2 deletion syndrome, which has several presentations including DiGeorge syndrome (DGS), DiGeorge anomaly, velocardiofacial syndrome, Shprintzen syndrome, conotruncal anomaly face syndrome, Stron...
Alagille syndrome
Alagille syndrome is a genetic disorder that affects the liver, heart, kidney, and other systems of the body. Problems associated with the disorder generally become evident in infancy or early childho...
Adrenoleukodystrophy
Adrenoleukodystrophy (also known as X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy, ALD, X-ALD, adrenomyeloneuropathy, AMN, Siemerling–Creutzfeldt disease or bronze Schilder disease) is a disorder of peroxisomal fatty...
Miscegenation
Miscegenation (/mɪˌsɛdʒɨˈneɪʃən/; from the Latin miscere "to mix" + genus "kind") is the mixing of different racial groups through marriage, cohabitation, sexual relations, or procreation.The term mis...
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AEC syndrome
Hay–Wells syndrome (also known as AEC syndrome; see Naming) is one of at least 150 known types of ectodermal dysplasia.These disorders affect tissues that arise from the ectodermal germ layer, such as...
Ectodermal dysplasia
Ectodermal dysplasia is not a single disorder, but a group of syndromes all deriving from abnormalities of the ectodermal structures. More than 150 different syndromes have been identified.Despite som...
Ectodermal dysplasia - Wikipedia
Androgenic alopecia
Androgenic alopecia (also known as androgenetic alopecia, alopecia androgenetica, or male pattern baldness) is hair loss that occurs due to an underlying susceptibility of hair follicles to androgenic...
Androgenic alopecia - Wikipedia
Allan-Herndon-Dudley syndrome
Allan–Herndon–Dudley syndrome is a rare X-linked inherited disorder of brain development that causes moderate to severe intellectual disability and problems with movement. This condition, which occurs...
Otospondylomegaepiphyseal dysplasia
Otospondylomegaepiphyseal dysplasia (OSMED) is an autosomal recessive disorder of bone growth that results in skeletal abnormalities, severe hearing loss, and distinctive facial features. The name of ...
Otospondylomegaepiphyseal dysplasia - Wikipedia
Papillorenal syndrome
Papillorenal syndrome, also called Renal-coloboma syndrome or isolated renal hypoplasia, is an autosomal dominant genetic disorder marked by underdevelopment (hypoplasia) of the kidney and colobomas o...