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What exactly is bright's disease?

What exactly is bright's disease?

See below: Bright's disease is named after an english physician of the mid 19th century richard bright. It is any of several kidney diseases marked by Albumin in the urine. ...Read more

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What are some inherited diseases?

What are some inherited diseases?

Too many to list: There's many. We're you thinking of one specifically to learn about? Some classic ones we learn about in med school are sickle cell. Disease., cystic fibrosis, huntingtons disease. ...Read more

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What are the issues involving bright's disease?

What are the issues involving bright's disease?

Blast from the past : Bright's Disease = an historical term we last used for inflammation of kidney cells ~ 40 years ago for post- streptococcal glomerulonephritis which, like rheumatic fever, was common because of the strains of "strep" in B'ham, AL, at the time. Acute & chronic immune & non- immune causes of nephritis are listed on www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1786202/. Treatment & outcome depends on cause. ...Read more

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Is Crohn's disease hereditary?

Is Crohn's disease hereditary?

Yes: Crohn's disease is hereditary, but that does not mean if you have crohn's your child will automatically get it. The risk of a child getting crohn's from a parent is less than 10%. The risk does go up if both parents have inflammatory bowel disease. ...Read more

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How is hartnup disease inherited?

Hartnup disease: It's an autosomal recessive metabolic disorder.

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Is peyronie's disease hereditary?

No: It is not considered a hereditary condition, but an acquired condition related to micro trauma and possibly to some medications. ...Read more

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Is alzheimer's disease inherited?

Likely yes: If there is a strong history of alzheimer's disease in the family like grandparents, parents, uncles, aunts, brothers or sisters, then you could be at risk of developing it. ...Read more

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