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Biotechnology

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Kidney cancer | Kidney Health Australia

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Pregnancy screening and testing - NT.GOV.AU

Your first doctor visit, scheduled pregnancy check-ups, tests, ultrasounds and genetic screening.

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Caf-au-lait macules - ACD

Caf-au-lait macules (CALMs) are benign well-circumscribed, flat, uniformly light to dark brown spots with a characteristic coffee-with-milk colour.

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Neurofibromatosis

Neurofibromatosis Category: Brain, Spinal Cord and Nerve Health Topic: Nerve Problems Send by email View as PDF Send by post The term neurofibromatosis (NF) is used in a general way to describe two completely separate genetic conditions, caused by different faulty genes

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Epidermolysis bullosa simplex - ACD

Epidermolysis bullosa simplex (EBS) is one of the main types of epidermolysis bullosa (EB). This group of inherited skin fragility disorders is characterised by blistering of the skin with minimal injury.

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Fabry disease - ACD

Fabry disease is a rare genetic condition, belonging to a group of diseases called lysosomal storage disease

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Brain Foundation | Tuberous Sclerosis

Tuberous Sclerosis Description Tuberous Sclerosis is an uncommon andcomplex genetic disorder

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Brain Foundation | Prader-Willi Syndrome

Prader-Willi Syndrome Prader-Willi Syndrome Description Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS) is a complex genetic disorder that typically causes low muscle tone, short stature, incomplete sexual development, cognitive disabilities, problem behaviours, and a chronic feeling of hunger that can lead to excessive eating and life-threatening obesity

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Brain Foundation | Leukodystrophy

Leukodystrophy Leukodystrophy Description Leukodystrophy and the related term leukoencephalopathy refer to a group of more than thirty-four conditions that affect the myelin, or white matter, of the brain and spinal cord

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Brain Foundation | Dysautonomia

Dysautonomia Dysautonomia (Familial Dysautonomia, Riley-Day Syndrome) Description Familial Dysautonomia (also known as Riley-Day Syndrome) is a rare genetic disorder that affects the sensory and autonomic nerve system

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