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Huntington's Disease

Huntington's disease, or Huntington's chorea, is a progressive genetic disease marked by death of brain cells coupled with loss of muscular control and coordination, declining mental abilities, and erratic beha… (See Below for Full Description)
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Huntington's disease, or Huntington's chorea, is a progressive genetic disease marked by death of brain cells coupled with loss of muscular control and coordination, declining mental abilities, and erratic behavior. Currently, this form of dementia has no cure. Huntington's Disease offers introduces this disease, detailing its history and progression, and discusses the search for the gene that causes it and the development of genetic tests for the gene. This title also addresses the ethical questions of testing people for a disease whose symptoms typically develop later in life.

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ISBN-13 978-0-7910-9586-7
ISBN-10 079109586X
eBook ISBN 978-1-4381-2778-1
Bundle Options Individual
Language English
Publisher Infobase Learning
From the Series Genes and Disease
Author David M. Lawrence
Publication Date 6/1/2009
Book's Binding Hardcover
Imprint Chelsea House
Specifications Full-color photographs and illustrations. Sidebars. Further reading. Web sites. References. Glossary. Index.
Available Formats Print & eBook

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