You May Be More like Angelina Jolie than You Think

Houston, Texas, 10/15 — You may be like Angelina Jolie if you have a family history of a certain disease. Angelina Jolie lost her mother, grandmother and aunt to breast and ovarian cancer, because of this she felt compelled to be genetically tested herself. She...
Genetic Disorders

Genetic Disorders

What Causes Genetic Disorders? Genetic disorders occur when a child inherits a genetic mutation from one or both parents, which leads to a disease. There are three types of genetic disorders: single-gene disorders (a mutation affects only one gene), chromosomal...