Genetic Disorders

The erring cells that cause genetic disorder pass on abnormal gene information to the offspring from the parent.The road block to gene therapy lies in the question of how to insert the healthy gene into the cells that contain the defective gene as the number could go as far up as trillions of cells.High cholesterol is another disease which is considered to be hereditary.

The erring cells that cause genetic disorder pass on abnormal gene information to the offspring from the parent.The road block to gene therapy lies in the question of how to insert the healthy gene into the cells that contain the defective gene as th ... More

Health Q&A
Its regarding a Beta Thalessemia pateint

I need to know the future problem a beta thalassemia patient will face and the severity of it. Kindly help me

Consanguineous Marriages

Is marrying first cousin is harmful to children and I also want to notice that this is the 2nd generation in our family if I marry my maternal auncle's daughter.

What age does the height growth stop?

Hello doctor, I'm a 17 year old kid (very much concerned with height) I'm just 5.3 and am kind of short as compared to my age boys. My dad is 5.6 and my mom's is roughly 5.1- 5.2.. does this mean that my genetic height is limited as my my parents or will my height grow even more?

Childbirth hereditary

Hey I received proposal from a guy whose parents are deaf His father having 3 brother n 1 sister 1 uncle is deaf 3 number means the boys father also deaf.remaining are normal. The first uncle having 3 children 2 girls n 1 boy now the boy is deaf but sisters are ok.the boy who is deaf his child can speak....the other uncles children can speak well the boy whose proposal I received also ok.now I want to is deaf can come in hereditary or not? I like the guy very much but m confused what should I do? Please answer