Smoking linked to loss of Y chromosome in males
Certain health conditions are related to changes in particular genes within chromosomes. For example, Y chromosome infertility - a condition affecting the production of sperm - is caused by the deletion of genetic material in regions of the Y chromosome.
Medical News Today - Fri, 05 Dec 2014 00:10

Smoking deletes Y chromsomes, research finds
Daily Digest - Sat, 06 Dec 2014 08:30

Smoking decreases Y chromosome in blood cells of males
Beta Wired - Fri, 05 Dec 2014 03:48



Ministry sets up fund to help family with child's heart surgery expenses
Alliana has also has been diagnosed with DiGeorge syndrome caused by the deletion of a small piece of chromosome 22. Some of the symptoms for DiGeorge syndrome include birth defects such as congenital heart disease, defects in the palate, learning ...
Kingsport Times News - Sun, 21 Dec 2014 16:56

This Week in PLOS
The search uncovered a disease-related deletion in the X chromosome inherited from the girl's father that appeared to contribute to unusual X chromosome inactivation characteristics favoring expression of the unaffected, maternal version of the chromosome.
GenomeWeb - Mon, 15 Dec 2014 09:15



LDS young man makes lasting impression on the court, in the mission field
But McKay has 22q11 deletion syndrome (“a disorder caused by the deletion of a small piece of chromosome 22,” according to the U.S. National Library of Medicine's website), which keeps him from being able to do many of the things he would like to do.
Deseret News - Mon, 15 Dec 2014 15:17



'A lost tribe': Child welfare system accused of repeating residential school ...
Isaiah Wilson acts out — his hyperactivity, in the form of hitting, punching and screaming, a symptom of a rare chromosome deletion called 8P syndrome. Combined with ADHD and autism, the 10-year-old has had a tough life but, thankfully, a loving family.
National Post - Mon, 15 Dec 2014 06:51

Plainfield parents share their faith journey
A deletion of part of chromosome 22q causes a lack of a protein found in the brain, heart and kidneys, she added. But throughout this journey of delays in speech, cognitive skills, fine motor skills and feeding, along with 16 hours of physical therapy ...
Suburban Life Publications - Wed, 10 Dec 2014 15:26



Sioux City twins thrive despite immune disorder
Also known as 22q11.2 deletion syndrome, it has resulted in the poor development of the internal organs, including the heart and lungs, of both sisters. "While Krista suffers chiefly from a cleft palette, Trista's problems have been far more severe ...
Lincoln Journal Star - Sat, 22 Nov 2014 19:59

HORLYK: Sioux City twins thrive despite immune disorder
Sioux City Journal - Sat, 22 Nov 2014 06:01



Canada's child-welfare crisis brings calls for reform from across the country
Isaiah Wilson acts out — his hyperactivity, in the form of hitting, punching and screaming, a symptom of a rare chromosome deletion called 8P syndrome. Combined with ADHD and autism, the 10-year-old has had a tough life but, thankfully, a loving family.
National Post - Fri, 12 Dec 2014 20:40


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