Craniosynostosis is a birth defect in which the seams (sutures) between the bones in a newborn baby's skull close too early. It can be treated.
Congenital adrenal hyperplasia
Congenital adrenal hyperplasia affects the hormones. People with the condition will have health problems, but might still enjoy a normal lifestyle.
Trusted information about fetal diseases from leading Australian health organisations, including links to fetal alcohol syndrome and fetal alcohol spectrum disorder.
Links to trusted information about spina bifida.
Browse our index of articles on genetic disorders to learn about a specific condition. Information includes signs and symptoms of the condition, how it is diagnosed and where to go for support.
Trusted information about birth defects from leading Australian health organisations, including links to content on spina bifida and amniocentesis.
Long QT syndrome
Long QT syndrome (LQTS) is a disorder of the heart's electrical system that can cause fast, chaotic heartbeats, called arrhythmias.
Links to trusted information about phenylketonuria (PKU), an inherited disorder that increases levels of an amino acid in the blood called phenylalanine.
Genetics of dementia
There isn't a single gene that is responsible for most types of dementia. However, some rare types of dementia can be inherited.
An umbilical hernia occurs when the muscles around the belly button are weak or have a gap in them. Find out more about umbilical hernia.