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Tay-sachs Disease
Tay-Sachs is a disease of the central nervous system; it is a neurodegenerative disorder. Tay-Sachs most commonly affects infants. In infants, it is a progressive disease that is unfortunately always fatal. Rarely, Tay-Sachs can occur in teens and adults, causing less severe symptoms. More »
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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tay%E2%80%93Sachs_disease

Tay–Sachs disease is a genetic disorder that results in the destruction of nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. The most common type, known as infantile ...

ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/tay-sachs-disease

4 days ago ... Tay-Sachs disease is a rare inherited disorder that progressively destroys nerve cells (neurons) in the brain and spinal cord. The most common ...

www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/tay-sachs-disease/basics/definition/con-20036799

Tay-Sachs disease is a rare disorder passed from parents to child. In the most common form, a baby about 6 months old will begin to show symptoms.

www.genome.gov/10001220/learning-about-taysachs-disease

Answers to frequently asked questions about Tay-Sachs disease, published by the National Human Genome Research Institute.

www.tay-sachs.org/irish_taysachs_study.php

National Tay-Sachs and Allied Diseases Association of Delaware Valley ... to the prevention and elimination of Tay-Sachs, Canavan and the allied diseases.

kidshealth.org/en/parents/tay-sachs.html

A baby with Tay-Sachs disease is born without an important enzyme, so fatty proteins build up in the brain, hurting the baby's sight, hearing, movement, and ...

www.jewishgeneticdiseases.org/diseases/tay-sachs-disease

Ashkenazi Jewish Genetic Diseases: 19 Disease Panel ... Tay-Sachs enzyme analysis using blood must be done in addition to DNA for complete screening.

www.healthline.com/health/tay-sachs-disease

Jan 26, 2016 ... Tay-Sachs disease is a neurodegenerative disorder most commonly found in infants. Learn more about this rare disease.

medlineplus.gov/taysachsdisease.html

Feb 1, 2017 ... Tay-Sachs disease is a rare genetic disorder. It causes too much of a fatty substance to build up in the brain, which destroys nerve cells.