Is hepatitis c genetic?

Answer On One Hand: Hepatitis C Is Not Typically GeneticThe cause of Hepatitis C, or HCV, is blood to blood contact. This contact can occur in a number of ways, including needle injections, blood transfus... Read More »

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If my dad has hepatitis c, do I?

Most cases of hepatitis C infection are the result of reusing contaminated needles for injecting, or sometimes from poorly sterilised tattooing equipment.Occasionally hepatitis C can be passed on t... Read More »

Is arthritis genetic?

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 »

Is encephalitis genetic?

No. Encephalitis is an acute inflammation of the brain that is usually caused by a viral or bacterial infection. It can be aftereffect of another disease such as herpes or a complication of syphil... 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 »