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Lupus and its effects on women

Lupus is a chronic (lifelong) autoimmune disease that can damage any part of the body. With autoimmune diseases, the body’s immune (defense) system cannot tell the difference between viruses, bacteria, and other germs

The SERPINA1 Gene, serpin family A member 1

The SERPINA1 gene provides instructions for making a protein called alpha-1 antitrypsin, which is a type of serine protease inhibitor (serpin)

Loeys-Dietz syndrome (LDS)

Also known as LDS or Loeys-Dietz aortic aneurysm syndrome, this is a disorder that affects the connective tissue in many parts of the body

Alagille syndrome

Alagille syndrome is a genetic disorder that can affect the liver, heart, and other parts of the body.One of the major features of Alagille syndrome is liver damage caused by abnormalities in the bile ducts.