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Dr Shruti Bajaj

The growth of clinical genetics in india – interview with dr. Shruti bajaj

People are sitting up to take notice of #ClinicalGenetics as a branch which has potential answers to our health and diseases, to our past and our future! Dr Shruti Bajaj's interview about the scope and challenges in the field of Genetics, posted recently at the #HealthTroopers: a platform to collate and share the experiences of thought leaders across different geographic regions and care levels.

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Dr Shruti Bajaj

Awareness program for parents having children with Down Syndrome

Need of the hour: #Adolescence and #Sexuality in Children with Down Syndrome.
The other sessions will include talks on #DispellingtheMyths surrounding #downsyndrome, #Finance Management for Special Families and more...
#pehelaninitiativefordownsyndrome #cloudninehospitals #genetics #awarenessraising

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Dr Shruti Bajaj

Clinical Genetics is one of the most rapidly emerging landscapes in Modern Medicine.

Obstetrician-Gynaecologist's OPD.
To demystify Genetics in Office ObGy Practice, there is a short & crisp academic interaction planned.
Venue: Bhatia Hospital, Tardeo
Date and Time: 07 August, 2pm
Dr Shruti Bajaj
Clinical Geneticist
www.geneticsinindia.com
#Genetics #awareness #perinatology #infertility #gynaecologicalcancers #fetalanomaly #counseling #genesmatter #sensitization

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Dr Shruti Bajaj

Who Uses this today

We need to move ahead. Genetics is not defined by/equated to Karyotype any longer.
We may end up giving a false sense of security by relying heavily on a "Normal Karyotype". There may be a hidden cause, which needs a newer , a more microscopic test, to reveal the diagnosis..
Let's explore the exciting new era of microarrays, MLPAs and NextGenSeq .

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Dr Shruti Bajaj

Practical Aspects of Genetics in ObGy Practice

Dr Shruti Bajaj's article on: Practical Aspects of Genetics in ObGy Practice, published in the official newsletter of Association of Fellow Gynaecologists: Current Updates in Gynaecology and Obstetrics. Issue 18/2018-2019
#obgygenetics
#genetics
#awareness
#perinatology
#fetalmedicine
#hopefortomorrow

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Dr Shruti Bajaj

Association of Fellow Gynaecologists

Dr Shruti Bajaj's article on: Practical Aspects of Genetics in ObGy Practice, published in the official newsletter of Association of Fellow Gynaecologists: Current Updates in Gynaecology and Obstetrics. Issue 18/2018-2019

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Dr Shruti Bajaj

Looking ‘Down’ to myths and opinions- World Down Syndrome Day

Down syndrome is one of the most common causes of intellectual disability, across the globe. The worldwide incidence of Down Syndrome is pegged to be somewhere around one in every 700 liveborn.

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Dr Shruti Bajaj

Timesofindia - Fault in our stars! Can modern genetics fix it?

A 28-year-old woman is the mother of a 5-year-old daughter, suffering from a rare genetic disease, 'Epilepsy, hearing loss and mental retardation syndrome' abbreviated as EHLMRS. This is a morbid disease affecting the developing brain, causing severe intellectual impairment, difficult-to-treat seizures and hearing loss. Individuals with this condition are non-ambulatory, do not have speech development and may lose their vision too.

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Dr Shruti Bajaj

Fault in our stars! Can modern genetics fix it?

A 28-year-old woman is the mother of a 5-year-old daughter, suffering from a rare genetic disease, 'Epilepsy, hearing loss and mental retardation syndrome' abbreviated as EHLMRS. This is a morbid disease affecting the developing brain, causing severe intellectual impairment, difficult-to-treat seizures and hearing loss. Individuals with this condition are non-ambulatory, do not have speech development and may lose their vision too.

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Dr Shruti Bajaj

In South Asian Social Castes, a Living Lab for Genetic Disease

Rare conditions are therefore disproportionately common in populations with a strong founder effect (like the one seen in South Asia)
"There is a tendency to think, "This (a rare genetic disorder) will never happen to me because I will never marry my first cousin,"

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World Health Organisation

Congenital and hereditary genetic diseases are becoming a significant health burden in India
In India’s urban areas, congenital malformations and genetic disorders are the third most common cause of mortality in newborns