Thursday, October 17, 2019

Blood Disorders

Did you know DNA can cause thrombophilia?

Thrombophilia occurs when blood has an increased tendency to form deadly clots

Did you know hemophilia is caused by inherited genetic variants?

Genetic defects in clotting factor genes are the main culprits of bleeding disorders

Did you know DNA changes cause sickle cell anemia?

Physical activity is key to healthy living, but too much of it might not be a good thing for individuals with certain genetic changes

Did you know alpha thalassemia is an inherited genetic disease?

Alpha thalassemia is a blood disorder characterized by the reduced production of hemoglobin

Did you know beta thal genetic variants protect against malaria?

Beta thalassemia is a blood disorder characterized by the reduced production of hemoglobin
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The constant need for adventure could be in your DNA

Did you know the warrior gene can enhance your business success?

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Did you know DNA affects your risk of depression?

Gene variations can affect serotonin levels and increase the risk of depression

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Genetic changes in the dopamine receptor can make you promiscuous