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    XYY Syndrome This syndrome affects males. It usually occurs during birth. Males usually live without knowing they have it. XYY syndrome is a disease that makes you very tall. XYY syndrome is a genetic condition in which a human male has an extra male (Y) chromosome, giving a total of 47 chromosomes instead of the more usual 46. This produces a 47,XYY karyotype, which occurs every 1 in 1,000 male births.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/XYY_syndrome Xyy syndrome was discovered by a man named Sandberg in 1961.This disease increases your height.Most of these cases are due to a cell-division error in the sperm prior to conception known as "non-disjunction."www.everydayhealth.com You are born with the disease.This…

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    people’s reactions; however, there are no proof that a gene actually obliged a person to commit a crime or decide their destiny. On the other hand, there are many psychological theories that explain people’s behavior, and prove that certain outside factors do make people to commit crimes. However, like always, the exception to these rules makes researchers wonder if their theories are correct or nor. Finally, the questions of why a person commits crimes continues the same as it was before—with…

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    disabilities, what sickle cell does in children with neurodevelopment disorders, and what psychiatric disorders and down syndrome does in adolescents and young adults. This paper will only contain abstracts of my own doings for each journal I have obtained for this study. I will not be going into depth with every single disorder that is within a neurodevelopment disorder such as Mendelsohn’s Syndrome or…

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    Williams Syndrome

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    This is a test to screen a pregnancy to determine whether a baby has an increased chance of having specific chromosome disorders. The test examines the baby's DNA in the mother's blood. Williams Syndrome Williams syndrome is a rare disorder that can lead to problems with development. It is passed down in the offsprings of families. One of the 25 missing genes is the one that produces elastin, a protein that allows blood vessels and other tissues in the body to stretch. It is likely that…

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    Angelman Syndrome

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    Angelman syndrome is a rare genetic disorder that affects around 1 in around 12,000-20,000 live births and affects both males and females equally. Angelman syndrome is very often misdiagnosed as autism or cerebral palsy. Angelman syndrome is not an inherited disease, and is instead caused by a change in the E3 ubiquitin protein ligase gene (UBE3A) on the maternal chromosome 15. This change prevents the chromosome from functioning properly. It occurs as a random event during the formation of eggs…

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    Adrienne Bashista Speech

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    The speaker Adrienne Bashista gave a very insightful speech about what Fetal Alcohol Syndrome is and how it is caused. Before our speaker told us about her son, I had very little knowledge about what FASD was. I now realize how severe FASD is and how even the slightest consumption of alcohol can affect a fetus during pregnancy. I became aware that FASD is a rare syndrome that only 2 to 5 percent of the population have. This statistic surprised me due to a large amount of woman who may drink when…

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    Williams Syndrome Essay

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    Overview: What is Williams Syndrome? Definition: Williams Syndrome is a genetic disorder, resulting from the deletion of 26 or more genes one chromosome number 7 (Mervis et al., 2000). That seemingly small loss can affect numerous parts of a person’s physical and mental health, as well as social behavior and sensory perception (Genetics Home Reference, 2014). Diagnosis: Williams Syndrome is a genetic condition that a child is born with and it can impact a child’s prenatal development as well…

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    Williams Syndrome (WS) is a rare genetic disorder that affects approximately 20,000 people in the United States. This condition is present at birth. The causes of Williams syndrome is due to the deletion of 26 plus genes on one of an individual’s chromosome #7. Individuals born with Williams syndrome share a number of common neurological, medical, and behavioral characteristics as well as common facial features. Some of the individuals experience mild cardiovascular disorders that may…

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    Angelman Syndrome Description of the Disease An extremely rare and uncommon disease known as Angelman Syndrome is a very complex neurodevelopmental and monogenic disorder (Bailus, 2014). The term neurodevelopmental refers to the shape, reshape, state and generation of the nervous system during the embryonic stages of life, while the term monogenic can be explained as a disease, which is controlled and inherited, by a single pair of genes (Gentile, 2009). It is estimated that Angelman Syndrome…

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    Fragile X Research Paper

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    Fragile X is a syndrome that I had little to no knowledge about before the presentation that Denise Devine gave us. From the presentation, I learned an array of information that will be helpful in my future. Denise touched upon a few topics that are important when understanding Fragile X syndrome. Fragile X the most common forms of mental impairment and is an inherited syndrome that is one of the leading developmental disabilities. One significant fact that is surprising is that Fragile X became…

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