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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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Genetic disorders

Learn about specific genetic disorders. Information includes signs and symptoms of the condition, how it is diagnosed and where to go for support.

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Genetics of dementia

Trusted information about the genetics of dementia, including rare types of inherited dementia and genetic counselling

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Tuberous sclerosis

Tuberous sclerosis affects parts of the body, behaviour and thinking. If you notice symptoms you should see a doctor, but there are ways to manage the disease.

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Genetic testing

Genetic testing can give you important information if you are planning a family or if you, or someone you care for, has a genetic disorder.

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Williams syndrome

Williams syndrome is a genetic condition that can cause development, learning and health problems. While it can’t be cured, treatment of the condition can manage the symptoms. Read our trusted partner content to find out more.

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Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease is a neurological condition which affects feet, leg, arm and hand muscles. You can read more on our trusted partner pages.

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Neurofibromatosis

Neurofibromatosis is a relatively common genetic condition. It's not yet curable, but it is manageable. Find out more by reading our trusted partner pages.

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Rett syndrome

Rett syndrome causes intellectual and physical disability. It’s been described relatively recently, so it’s not known how it progresses to middle age.

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Fragile X syndrome

Fragile X syndrome is an inherited, life-long condition that can cause a range of problems. Early diagnosis and treatment can help those affected to reach their full potential.

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Cystic fibrosis (CF)

Trusted information describing cystic fibrosis, symptoms and how it is diagnosed (CF), as well as links to additional resources and care practices.

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