Is glioblastoma hereditary?

Answer Glioblastoma is usually not hereditary, although there are rare circumstances in which it can be. Hereditary conditions that can, but do not always, lead to glial brain tumors like glioblastomas in... Read More »

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What Is Herniated Glioblastoma?

Glioblastoma is a level III or IV cancerous brain tumor. The most common side effect of these types of tumors is brain herniation. When pressure builds up in the brain and causes the brain tissues ... Read More »

Scorpion Venom and Glioblastoma?

Patients suffering from glioblastoma, a form of brain cancer, are becoming interested in a therapy that uses scorpion venom to shrink tumors. Scientists are mixing a radioactive isotope with an art... Read More »

Is hypertension hereditary?

On One Hand: Family HistoryHypertension (also called high blood pressure) can be a hereditary condition. A person's risk of having the genes that may cause hypertension is increased if there is a f... Read More »

Is glaucoma hereditary?

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 »