Tag Archives: Genetic

The cause of half of all developmental disorders is a genetic mystery

Some mysteries of development are still unsolvedJohn Fedele/Blend/Getty By Michael Le Page “If we have more children, will they also have the disorder?” That’s the question parents ask after discovering their child has a developmental disorder – and it looks as though providing an answer is going to be even more complex than we thought.… Read More »

Medical News Today: New genetic culprit found for early progressive hair loss

Many people face hair loss, but only a few experience it from as early as childhood. This occurs in a rare hereditary condition called hypotrichosis simplex. Now, finally, researchers have been able to identify the gene responsible for this form of hair loss. One gene may drive the mechanisms behind a rare form of hair… Read More »

TP53 Genetic Test

What is a TP53 genetic test? A TP53 genetic test looks for a change, known as a mutation, in a gene called TP53 (tumor protein 53). Genes are the basic units of heredity passed down from your mother and father. TP53 is a gene that helps stop the growth of tumors. It’s known as a… Read More »