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  1. Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD)

    29 Jun 2018

    The World Health Organization recommends that pregnant women should avoid alcohol...

  2. Spina bifida

    09 Mar 2018

    Folate can prevent up to 70 per cent of spina bifida cases if taken daily for one month before conception and during the first three months of pregnancy...

  3. Cleft palate and cleft lip

    09 Mar 2018

    Most cleft palates and cleft lips can be repaired so that appearance and speech develop normally...

  4. Dwarfism

    09 Mar 2018

    Dwarfism refers to a group of conditions characterised by shorter than normal skeletal growth...

  5. Noonan syndrome

    09 Mar 2018

    Noonan syndrome is a genetic condition that usually includes heart abnormalities and characteristic facial features...

  6. Cri du chat syndrome

    09 Mar 2018

    Most children born with cri du chat syndrome have moderate intellectual disability, with varying degrees of speech delay and some health problems...

  7. Tay-Sachs disease

    09 Mar 2018

    Tay-Sachs disease is a serious genetic disorder common in Ashkenazi Jews and French-Canadians...

  8. Down syndrome

    09 Mar 2018

    With the support and opportunities available to them today, most people with Down syndrome are able to achieve and participate as valued members of their community...

  9. Williams syndrome

    09 Mar 2018

    Williams syndrome often goes undiagnosed, which means that some people with the disorder fail to get the support and treatment they need until later in life...

  10. Phenylketonuria (PKU)

    09 Mar 2018

    PKU is an inherited disorder that prevents the normal breakdown of a protein found in some foods...