Albright's

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Albright's; a genetic disease of variable presentation, characterized by fractures and deformity of the legs, arms and skull, pigmented skin patches, early puberty and increased rate of growth
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However, because of the physical and emotional implications associated with a genetic disease diagnosis, many people prefer not to know that they may be at risk.
The researchers took blood samples from 32 pregnant women carrying fetuses at high risk of beta-tha-lassemia, a genetic disease that causes severe anemia.
Congress Office of Technology Assessment report (1992), 55% of commercial insurance carriers did not consider a genetic disease trait a preexisting disease.
Should a person be tested for a genetic disease if he or she does not wish to be?
A new survey of 332 people in families at risk for a genetic disease, such as cystic fibrosis or sickle cell anemia, found that 43 percent of them believe they have been treated unfairly by insurance companies or employers.
The conventional, more widely accepted application for PGD is to enable a couple to eliminate the risk of passing a genetic disease to their child.
This marks the first time that the option of a DNA test has been recommended to individuals not already known to be at high risk of a genetic disease.
He studied the animal for two years before determining that it had a genetic disease called mucopolysaccharidosis (MPS) -- one of several lysosomal-storage disorders, which affect the tiny digestive sacs, or lysosomes, inside many types of cells.