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March is Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month

 
In a new study, researchers testing DNA in siblings with MS discovered a genetic variant in women that may increase risk of developing multiple sclerosis. According to study authors, the variant may be the one of the strongest genetic risk factors fo... Read More...
 

March is Trisomy Awareness Month

NICHD Research Advances Understanding of Trisomy Conditions
 
Most people have 23 pairs of chromosomes in most or all of their cells for a total of 46 chromosomes in all. These chromosomes include DNA and other material that provide a blueprint for “building” a person.

Some people have trisomy conditions—those related to having an extra chromosome in most or all of their cells, for a total of 47 chromosomes in all.

An extra chromosome can cause a variety of health problems ranging from mild intellectual and developmental disability (IDD), to severe physical problems. Read More


 


Resources & Support

United States Department of Health & Human Services http://www.hhs.gov/
Support Organization for Trisomy 18, Trisomy 13 (SOFT) http://trisomy.org/
Hope for Trisomy http://www.hopefortrisomy13and18.org/
Faces of Trisomy http://facesoftrisomy.org/
American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC) http://www.aapcc.org/
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
http://www.nationalmssociety.org/What-is-MS
Mayo Clinic http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/multiple-sclerosis/basics/definition/con-20026689

 





 
 
 




 
 
 

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