June 2013

What Are The Chances Of Having A Baby With Dwarfism?

If both parents have achondroplasia, there is a 25 percent chance their child will inherit the non-dwarfism gene from each parent and thus be average-size. There’s a 50 percent chance the child will inherit one dwarfism gene and one non-dwarfism

How Long Can You Live With Myelodysplastic syndrome?

With current treatments, patients with lower-risk types of some MDS can live for 5 years or even longer. Patients with higher-risk MDS that becomes acute myeloid leukemia (AML) are likely to have a shorter life span. About 30 out of

Is Keratosis Pilaris Treatable?

Since keratosis pilaris is genetically predetermined, it may not be curable but should be controllable. And while most with KP may not realize there really is something they can do about it, KP can really traumatize some sufferers. Treatment is