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Genetic Testing Is Providing New Hope for Babies Born with Mysterious Ailments

Within hours of entering the world, little Sebastiana Manuel’s entire body froze in a rigid spasm. Her neck twisted, her face turned blue, and one side of her body stiffened as if someone were yanking her violently. 2,903 more words

Genetics of Kallmann syndrome / Congenital Hypogonadotropic Hypogonadism.

Mol Cell Endocrinol. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2012 Oct 22.

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Mol Cell Endocrinol. 2011 Oct 22; 346(1-2): 102–109. Published online 2011 Jun 1. 513 more words

Kallmann Syndrome


As caregiver to my husbands mother (1999-2004) with Alzheimer’s Dementia I was at the beginning of my journey with iron overload. I guess you could say I was pretty self absorbed with my own health especially since I had also been diagnosed with breast cancer (stage 0- non invasive). 417 more words

Hereditary Hemochromatosis

23andMe's second act sits squarely in drug research and development

23andMe is best known for its $199 at-home spit-tube DNA test, but the consumer genetics company has been making strides in the last few years to get into drug development and research. 734 more words



Genetic testing is a powerful diagnostic technique – and it’s getting cheaper as sequencing costs so much less than a decade ago.  But is it any good for prediction? 229 more words