Consanguinity - Its Impact, Consequences and Management

Editor(s): Lutfi A. Jaber and Gabrielle J. Halpern

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Consanguineous marriages have been practiced for hundreds of years, predominantly by Moslems. Although it is generally accepted among communities that the social advantages outweigh other, the rate ...
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Editor’s Biography  Open Access Plus

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Lutfi A. Jaber and Gabrielle J. Halpern



Foreword  Open Access Plus

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Joel Zlotogora



Preface  Open Access Plus

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Lutfi A. Jaber and Gabrielle J. Halpern



List of Contributors  Open Access Plus

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Definition, Background, History, and Legal, Religious and Biological Aspects  Open Access Plus

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Lutfi Jaber and Gabrielle J. Halpern



Prevalence and Epidemiology  Open Access Plus

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Lutfi Jaber and Gabrielle J. Halpern



General Health Topics Associated with Consanguinity; Genetic Disorders and Congenital Malformations; Benefits  Open Access Plus

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Lina Basel-Vanagaite, Gabrielle J. Halpern and Lutfi Jaber



Consanguinity and Susceptibility to Common Diseases  Open Access Plus

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Hagit N. Baris, Wen-Hann Tan and Gabrielle J. Halpern



Consanguinity and Fertility and Reproductive Issues  Open Access Plus

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Lutfi Jaber and Gabrielle J. Halpern



Awareness and Knowledge about Consanguinity-Related Problems among Members of Communities Where the Custom is Prevalent  Open Access Plus

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Gabrielle J. Halpern and Lutfi Jaber



Future Strategies 1 – Educational and Counseling Programs  Open Access Plus

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Gabrielle J. Halpern and Lutfi Jaber



Future Strategies 2 – Genetic Perspectives – Counseling, Screening, Testing, Research, and Intervention  Open Access Plus

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Gabrielle J. Halpern, Lina Basel-Vanagaite and Lutfi Jaber



Index  Open Access Plus

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