Is glaucoma hereditary?

Answer On One Hand: Glaucoma May be HereditaryHaving a family history of glaucoma (damage to the optic nerve because of high eye pressure) makes you more likely to develop the condition, according to the ... Read More »

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Are birthmarks hereditary?

There are a number of different names for birthmarks, including port wine stains, angle kisses, stork bites, café au lait spot, moles, strawberry and vascular birthmarks. Despite popular belief, m... Read More »

Is hepatitis C hereditary?

On One Hand: Disease Arises From Blood-borne VirusHepatitis C is caused by the hepatitis C virus, which people acquire mainly through exposure to infected blood or body fluids but also, possibly, b... Read More »

What is the treatment for glaucoma and what are it's causes?

I have been doing a little research on glaucoma since Conan is now blind in one eye as a result of glaucoma. We uses drops twice a day to releave pressure & pain in this blind eye per the eye vet... Read More »

Is smoking hereditary?

On One Hand: Science Believes SoAccording to the National Institutes of Health, much of a person's addiction to smoking (nicotine) comes from his parent's genes. As of 2007, scientists known of sev... Read More »