Prenatal Genetic Screening Discussed in Detail for First-time Pregnancies

Posted on: 18 November 2020

Genetic screening is a terminology used to identify a small group of people within a larger population. These people have a disposition to genetic disorders. Particularly, the group in question is at a high risk of developing a genetic disease, having that disorder or bearing children with a genetic disorder. Prenatal genetic screening is essential for the early detection of genetic disorders before you give birth to a child. It helps doctors intervene in good time with measures for managing the disease.
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The Early Detection Tests That Could Save Your Life

Posted on: 26 September 2019

Millions of Australians suffer from chronic genetic diseases that they never had any way to avoid. For some people diseases are hereditary, and your DNA has decided what illnesses you are predisposed to before you were even born. This might sound like quite a pessimistic situation, but there are things that you can do to work from the front against any possible diseases. For just as DNA can condemn you to a disease, so it can also warn you about this increased risk.
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Making It Easier to Talk to Your GP About Mental Health

Posted on: 21 May 2018

There are times people dread going to see their doctor, often if they have embarrassing problems that make them feel self-conscious. It's not just sensitive physical complaints that can make people put off a doctor's visit, though. Another situation where you might find it difficult to get yourself to your GP is when you need to discuss your mental health. To get help with a mental health issue, general practitioners will normally be the first point of contact.
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4 Treatment Options For Thyroid Cancer

Posted on: 29 January 2018

Thyroid cancer is the growth of abnormal cells in the thyroid gland. It affects the gland's production of hormones that assist the body in utilising energy causing weakness, fatigue and muscle aches among other problems. Although it is not a commonly occurring cancer, its incidence in Australia is increasing significantly. Here are some treatment options for thyroid cancer. 1.  Surgery The initial treatment for thyroid cancer in many cases is usually surgery.
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