Genes and Disease
Publisher: NCBI 2008
Number of pages: 253
Genes and Disease is a collection of articles that discuss genes and the diseases that they cause. These genetic disorders are organized by the parts of the body that they affect. As some diseases affect various body systems, they appear in more than one chapter. With each genetic disorder, the underlying mutation(s) is discussed, along with clinical features and links to key websites. You can browse through the articles online, and you can also download a printable file (PDF) of each chapter.
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by Nicole Exe, et al. - Genetic Alliance
Here is a collection of incredible stories: the stories of men, women, and children who have suffered from uncertainty, misdiagnosis, a lack of options and, in some cases, tragic loss. They offer us a window into the world of diagnostic odyssey...
by Theodore C. Goldsmith - Azinet LLC
This book provides a historical review of biological aging theories including underlying evolution and genetics issues and describes exciting recent discoveries and new theories that are causing renewed interest in aging-by-design.
by David Heyd - University of California Press
Unprecedented advances in medicine, genetic engineering, and demographic forecasting raise new questions that strain the categories and assumptions of traditional ethical theories. Heyd's approach resolves many paradoxes in intergenerational justice.
- National Academies Press
This study examines the ethical issues related to MRTs, outlines principles that would provide a framework for oversight of MRTs, and develops recommendations to inform the Administration's consideration of investigational new drug applications.