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Birth defects

Trusted information about birth defects from leading Australian health organisations, including links to content on spina bifida and amniocentesis.

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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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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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Angelman syndrome

Angelman syndrome is a rare genetic disorder that causes physical and intellectual disability. Learn about therapies that can improve the quality of life of those affected.

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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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Jeans for Genes Day

Jeans for Genes Day is a national day when people wear their jeans to raise much-needed funds for research into birth defects and diseases such as cancer, epilepsy, and a range of genetic disorders.

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Noonan syndrome

Children with Noonan syndrome may have odd facial features, restricted growth and heart defects, but most, with therapy, go on to lead normal lives.

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Spina bifida

Links to trusted information about spina bifida.

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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.

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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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