Is arthritis genetic?

Answer On One Hand: Genetics and ArthritisRheumatoid arthritis (RA), one primary form of arthritis, has been linked to genetic risk factors. While identifying the nature of the link has been difficult for... Read More »

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Is rhemutoid arthritis genetic?

On One Hand: Rheumatoid Arthritis is Partly GeneticGenes appear to play a role in the development of rheumatoid arthritis. According to the Mayo Clinic, genes may make it more likely for a person t... Read More »

Can asthma be genetic?

Asthma's exact causes are unknown, according to the National Institutes of Health, but it's likely that genetics play a role. The NIH reports that researchers attribute asthma to a combination of f... Read More »

Is glaucoma genetic?

Out of the four major types of glaucoma, two types have a genetic risk. With the most common form, open-angle glaucoma, you have a one-in-five chance of developing it if a close relative has it. An... Read More »

Are diabetes genetic?

You do have a greater risk of developing the disease than those who have no blood relatives with the disease. Yes, there is a genetic component to Type Two diabetes. You may be able to help reduc... Read More »