eBook Huntington's Disease (Genes Disease) download
by David M Lawrence
Author: David M Lawrence
Publisher: Chelsea House Publications; 1 edition (June 1, 2009)
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Huntington's Disease book. Huntington's disease is a progressive genetic disease.
Huntington's Disease book. It addresses the ethical questions of testing people for a disease whose symptoms typically develop later in life.
Huntington's Disease (Genes and Disease). Категория: Образование.
Huntington's disease, or Huntington's chorea, is a progressive genetic disease marked by death of brain cells . David M. Lawrence has worked as a scientist and journalist, and holds master's degrees in geography and journalism.
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.
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Many people with Huntington disease develop involuntary jerking or twitching movements known as chorea.
Early signs and symptoms can include irritability, depression, small involuntary movements, poor coordination, and trouble learning new information or making decisions. Many people with Huntington disease develop involuntary jerking or twitching movements known as chorea. As the disease progresses, these movements become more pronounced. Affected individuals may have trouble walking, speaking, and swallowing.
Huntington's disease is a progressive genetic disease. About the Author: Lawrence is a freelance journalist.
The earliest symptoms are often subtle problems with mood or mental abilities. A general lack of coordination and an unsteady gait often follow. As the disease advances, uncoordinated, jerky body movements become more apparent. Physical abilities gradually worsen until coordinated movement becomes difficult and the person is unable to talk.