Genetic Disorder

  • Holt Oram Syndrome: A rare genetic disease 21-12-2010 08:10 AM

    Mumbai: A look at 30-year old businessman, Mahesh Nanda, doesn't reveal the medical marvel that he personifies. When he suffered a minor brain stroke last month that it left him temporary paralyzed, little did he know, that was only the beginning of his health complications. "I was having breakfast, suddenly...
  • Doctors save toddler with rare genetic disorder 12-10-2010 11:25 AM

    New Delhi: Till just a month ago, Baby Tavish was at risk of bleeding to death at the slightest injury. He suffered from what's called Factor 7 deficiency, a rare genetic disorder that affects one in 5 lakh children, who are missing a key liver enzyme. Dr Soin: “For clotting,...