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Non-genetic diseases

Non-genetic diseases: Introduction

Many diseases have no genetic basis at all. Usually a physical injury such as a bone fracture is not caused by genetics when it is caused by something else. (Of course, there could still be an underlying genetic cause of weak bones or osteoporosis that really caused the fracture.) Similarly, a virus or bacterial infection is caused by an external microbe and not by some internal error in your DNA. ...more »

Symptoms of Non-genetic diseases

  • Nature and severity of symptoms can vary considerably depending on the particular disease involved.
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Non-genetic diseases: Related Patient Stories

Non-genetic diseases: Deaths

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Types of Non-genetic diseases

Causes of Non-genetic diseases

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