Posts tagged with ‘genetic disorders’


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  • Clubfoot

    Clubfoot is a treatable congenital condition (present at birth) that causes a baby’s foot to turn inward or downward. It…

  • Huntington's Disease

    Huntington’s disease is a rare, progressive brain disorder. It gradually kills nerve cells in the brain, taking away physical and…

  • Spina Bifida

    Spina bifida is a birth defect that happens when a baby’s spine and spinal cord don’t close completely during…

  • Fragile X Syndrome

    What is Fragile X syndrome? Fragile X syndrome is a genetic disorder. It is most often passed on from a parent to a child at the time the child is conceived. The disorder causes intellectual and developmental disabilities. This means it affects a person

  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia

    Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) affects your adrenal glands, which produce hormones. Learn about the symptoms and treatment.