Introduction: Non-genetic diseases


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Non-genetic diseases: Many diseases have no genetic basis at all. Usually a physical injury such as a bone fracture is not caused by genetics when it is caused by something else. (Of course, there could still be an underlying genetic cause of weak bones or osteoporosis that really caused the fracture.) Similarly, a virus or bacterial infection is caused by an external microbe and not by some internal error in your DNA.

Conditions list: The list of conditions in the Non-genetic diseases group includes:



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