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Nurse clinician honored for efforts

...newsletter and has helped established a CF infant support group and family advisory council.Cystic Fibrosis is a genetic disease caused by a defective gene that causes the body to produce a thick, sticky mucus that clogs the lungs and obstructs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-29/nurse-clinician-honored-effor
Supreme Court set the stage for allowing polygamy in America

...their embarrassment, DNA testing among Muslim couples is required in many Islamic and European countries to reduce genetic diseases. In Eldorado, the fourth generation produced at least one profoundly retarded child with a very rare recessive expression...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2013-07-13/supreme-court-se
Memorial statue recovered

...anyone would find the bronze statue dedicated to his 5-year-old daughter, Alice, who died 30 years ago of a rare genetic disease.When he got the call Thursday that the stolen statue was found undamaged, he immediately headed over to the shed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2010-10-28/memorial-statue-recove
Crime & courts | Metro | Crime & Courts
Vaccine case draws attention to autism

...The disease is genetic, he said, and the fact that the Mann boys show various levels of it is typical of all genetic diseases. Though multiple births and prematurity showed up more often in families with autism than those without in a study...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/05/11/met_198426.shtml
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MCG doctor explores vision disorder, excess iron link

...hemochromatosis protein gene, results in patients accumulating too much iron in the body.It is the most common genetic disease in humans, affecting about one in 200. An even larger number, as many as one in eight, might be a carrier for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2010-05-23/mcg-doctor-explores-vision-d
Health | Metro | Medical College of Georgia | Health Care
Mini Reviews: Chasing Oscar

...couple (Brendan Fraser and Keri Russell) turn to a researcher (Harrison Ford) to help find a cure for the rare genetic disease afflicting their children. Evans, last day Aiken, Augusta Exchange IT'S COMPLICATED (PG-13): Comedy about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/entertainment/2010-02-03/mini-reviews-chasing-oscar
entertainment | Movies | Life
Mini reviews

...couple (Brendan Fraser and Keri Russell) turn to a researcher (Harrison Ford) to help find a cure for the rare genetic disease afflicting their children. Evans, Aiken, Augusta Exchange IT'S COMPLICATED (PG-13): Comedy about a divorcee...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/entertainment/applause/2010-01-27/mini-reviews
Applause | Movies | Things to Do | Life
DNA kits are tool for parents

...purposes. DHEC officials have said the blood samples are a valuable tool for hospitals. They screen infants for six genetic diseases that can lead to retardation and death. Reach Carly Phillips at (803) 648-1395 or carly.phillips@augustachronicle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/22/met_340247.shtml
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New discovery on muscle cells

...week at the annual meeting of the American Society for Cell Biology in Washington, D.C. Duchenne dystrophy is a genetic disease of boys in which the lack of the protein dystrophin leads to progressive, widespread muscle damage. Patients usually...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/12/13/tec_326082.shtml
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Georgia scientists explore stem cells

...Gideon and Libby might supply. The well-cared-for goats in Athens either carry the trait for or suffer from a genetic disease similar to Sanfilippo, a group of disorders also known as mucopolysaccharidosis. The idea is to find a way to supply...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/07/15/met_318806.shtml
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