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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

6 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.tay-sachs.org/taysachs_disease.php

A baby with Tay-Sachs disease appears healthy at birth, and seems to be developing normally for a few months. Symptoms generally appear by six months of ...

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.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.

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 ...

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.

www.ntsad.org/index.php/tay-sachs

Oct 14, 2016 ... Anyone can be a carrier of Tay-Sachs. When both parents are carriers, each child has a 25% of having the disease. The carrier rate for the ...

rarediseases.org/rare-diseases/tay-sachs-disease

Tay-Sachs disease is a rare, neurodegenerative disorder in which deficiency of an enzyme (hexosaminidase A) results in excessive accumulation of certain fats  ...