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Synonyms for Tay-Sachs

a hereditary disorder of lipid metabolism occurring most frequently in individuals of Jewish descent in eastern Europe

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A study in Jerusalem cites a successful screening programme that was introduced in 1986 for the detection of Tay-Sachs disease carriers in this community to prevent marriages of couples with two heterozygotes (a hybrid containing genes for two unlike forms of a trait) and since then, no TSD child has been born to Ashkenazi couples in Israel.
com/jewish-life-and-religion/187177/tinder-for-tay-sachs) Tinder for Tay-Sachs .
It is not about questioning God's purposes in the context of Tay-Sachs Disease, as the title might suggest.
During the conference, a resolution was passed to "urge those couples seeking their officiating at marriage ceremonies to undergo screening for Tay-Sachs and other genetic diseases which afflict Jews to a significant degree.
This year he was raising cash for research into Tay-Sachs disease, a rare genetic disorder which causes the deterioration of nerve cells and is usually fatal.
Before I was Manuelo's family doctor, I had only read about the neurodegenerative condition Tay-Sachs disease.
USPRwire, Wed Mar 25 2015] GlobalData's clinical trial report, "Tay-Sachs Disease Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2015" provides data on the Tay-Sachs Disease clinical trial scenario.
It should be clear, however, that the study's goal was not prove how talented and successful Ashkenazi are, but to find a medical solution to serious genetic disorders among Ashkenazi Jews, including cystic fibrosis, Tay-Sachs and breast cancer.
The Horizon test delivers detailed, accurate data for a number of genetic disorders, such as cystic fibrosis, spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) and Tay-Sachs disease.
Contributors of sixteen essays disclose their experiences with genetic disabilities such as Huntington's disease, Alzheimer's disease, cancer, genetic deafness or blindness, schizophrenia, cystic fibrosis, Tay-Sachs Disease, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, fragile-X syndrome, and Fanconi's anemia.
But before you become pregnant, you and your partner may want to have blood tests to ID any genetic risks you carry for conditions such as Tay-Sachs or sickle cell anemia.
Tay-Sachs disease, Canavan disease, familial dysautonomia, and cystic fibrosis) as well as the 10 disorders recommended for routine screening by the American College of Medical Genetics (ACMG).
We think of it as a brain disease but for decades we've known that the white blood cells of a Tay-Sachs patient are abnormal looking.
The 16-month-old little girl, who suffers from a rare life-limiting condition called Tay-Sachs, will next month be whisked away to Disneyland Paris with her family after a fundraising appeal raked in enough money to send them on the all-expenses paid trip.
According to Sinha, the genetic disorder could have led to any of the suspected diseases, such as glycogen storage which is normally diagnosed in one among 20,000 new-born babies, Tay-Sachs, Niemann-Pick or familial hypertriglyceridemia, all related to problems of metabolism.