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Genetic testing

Genetic testing can give you vital information if you're planning a family, or if you or your partner has a genetic disorder.

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What is a congenital disorder?

Congenital disorder, also known as congenital disease or birth defects, are conditions present from birth. Find out more about congenital disorders.

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Marfan syndrome

Marfan syndrome is a genetic condition that causes a loss of elastic tissue. Find out about the symptoms and treatments for Marfan syndrome.

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Angelman syndrome

A rare syndrome causing physical and intellectual disability. It can’t be cured, but some therapies can improve the quality of life of those affected.

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Duchenne muscular dystrophy

DMD, the most common muscular dystrophy in kids, causes gradual loss of muscle function, affecting everyday activity. Treatment may help daily life.

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Thalassaemia

This inherited blood disorder prevents someone from making enough haemoglobin to carry oxygen around the body. Find out more about the types and symptoms of thalassaemia.

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Huntington's disease

Huntington's affects the nervous system and worsens over time. Symptoms include difficulty controlling limbs and cognitive and emotional changes.

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Brugada syndrome

Brugada syndrome can disrupt your heart rhythm, causing palpitations, fainting or in serious cases, cardiac arrest. Read about symptoms and treatment.

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Guide to genetic disorders

Problems with genes can cause health or development problems. Some genetic disorders affect people from birth, others develop later in life. Learn more from a trusted source.

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Muscular dystrophy

Muscular dystrophy is a group of inherited diseases that cause muscle weakness. Learn more about the different types and treatment options.

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