Canavan disease, a type of leukodystrophy, is an autosomal recessive neurodegenerative disorder, and is one of the most common degenerative cerebral diseases of infancy. Discover the latest research on Canavan disease here.
Birth defects encompass structural and functional alterations that occur during embryonic or fetal development and are present since birth. The cause may be genetic, environmental or unknown and can result in physical and/or mental impairment. Here is the latest research on birth defects.