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 phenylketonuria (PKU), an inherited disorder that increases levels of an amino acid in the blood called phenylalanine.
Cystic fibrosis (CF)
Cystic fibrosis is a disease affecting the lungs and digestive system. Learn more about cystic fibrosis (CF), including its symptoms, treatment options and how it's diagnosed.
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.
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.
Long QT syndrome
Long QT syndrome (LQTS) is a disorder of the heart's electrical system that can cause fast, chaotic heartbeats, called arrhythmias.
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.
Edwards syndrome (Trisomy 18)
Edwards syndrome, also called Trisomy 18, is a genetic disorder in babies that causes severe disability. It is caused by an extra copy of chromosome 18.
Trusted information about birth defects from leading Australian health organisations, including links to content on spina bifida and amniocentesis.
Follow the links below to find out more about diethylstilboestrol (DES), a synthetic form of oestrogen.